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The Life of a Leader

Friday, August 29, 2008
posted by Dee 12:08 PM

The past can come back to haunt you in all parts of your life.

Are You Adding Value?

Wednesday, August 27, 2008
posted by Dee 3:08 AM

Are you doing what is expected of you in your current role and adding value as well,,or are you just meeting expectations?

Are You Ready To Lead The Class Of 2012

Monday, August 25, 2008
posted by Dee 8:08 AM

Are you ready to lead the class of 2012? Their world is a whole lot different than the leaders who will be leading them when they enter the workforce.

Do all you can to understand each generation and to lead them as individuals with respect and high involvement and they will perform for you beyond your expectations.

How Can I Get Into A Leadership Position

Friday, August 22, 2008
posted by Dee 8:08 AM

Rain Rain Go Away and Come Back Another Day.  Tropical storm Fay is still with us as I write this today. We can not control the weather but we can control our careers.

Being recognized is in your hands. YOU control your future. Depend on yourself and believe in yourself. Look around and see what successful people are doing. Observing is a powerful teacher.

Getting into a leadership position and being a great leader are two different things, just like becoming a parent and being a great parent is quite different. There is not a lot of competition at the great level, so that can be to your advantage. Take advantage of this advantage and go for the gold.  

We Can't Wait To Come Back

Wednesday, August 20, 2008
posted by Dee 10:08 AM

The first visit by your customer must be great if you want them to come back. Read this letter a guest sent to me when I was at Walt Disney World. They give some very simple reasons why they will become repeat Guests. As the first sentence of my book says; It is not magic that makes it work; it is the way we work that makes it magic.

Go to my website for more information on my book: 55 Days until publication.

I hope you don't think you are going out looking like that!

Monday, August 18, 2008
posted by Dee 8:08 AM

My mother said to me many times, ” I hope you don’t think you’re going out looking like that!”

Professionalism-Why Is It Important?

Friday, August 15, 2008
posted by Dee 11:08 AM

Good Morning Everyone

Priscilla is doing well and hopefully will be out of the ICU today or tomorrow and in the hospital for a week or so.

Now lets get down to business. What is professionalism anyway?

Life Is Full Of Surprises

Thursday, August 14, 2008
posted by Dee 9:08 AM

Hello Everyone

Short post today and the reason I missed yesterday.

What are the top 10 in your Organization?

Monday, August 11, 2008
posted by Dee 9:08 AM

I think that there are ten things that are the most important ten things in every business. Maybe there are eight or twelve, but there are just a few that really make a difference.

"I Hear Things", He Said.

Friday, August 8, 2008
posted by Dee 1:08 AM

Hello Everyone….Late again today as my nursing duties had to come first. Thanks to all of you that have sent your best wishes to Priscilla. She is doing great and will be home from the hospital on Sunday or Monday. Now for today’s post. You can follow today’s advice in all parts of your life. Try it at home. It works really well!

When I was at Disney we focused on the Four Guest Expectations and the Four Cast Expectations. I have written a whole chapter about this subject in my new book. This is one of those common sense issues that are not common place in many organizations today. Make them the foundations of your organization and watch your performance take off.