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Focus is the name of the game

Friday, October 31, 2008
posted by Dee 6:10 AM

Focus: “paying close attention to something.”  You can focus using a magnifying glass, a telescope, binoculars, or your brain!   . . . Lee

It Is A Big Responsibility

Wednesday, October 29, 2008
posted by Dee 11:10 AM

Being a manager is a big responsibility, and it is really big if you have direct reports.  The minute you have direct reports, the job of management becomes a leadership role.

Planning Way Ahead Pays Off

Monday, October 27, 2008
posted by Dee 12:10 PM

The anthropologist/philosopher Gregory Bateson used to tell a story:

New College, Oxford, is of rather late foundation, hence the name.  It was founded around the late fourteenth century.  It has, like other colleges, a great dining hall with big oak beams across the top, yes?  These might be two feet square, forty-five feet long.

Be Happy and Don't Be Dopey

Friday, October 24, 2008
posted by Dee 7:10 AM

My new book Creating Magic…10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies From a Life at Disney is now available everywhere books are sold.

Don't Assume

Wednesday, October 22, 2008
posted by Dee 2:10 AM


If you have read my book “Creating Magic,“ please consider going to and rating it…..Lee

What Is Your Personal Reputation????

Monday, October 20, 2008
posted by Dee 9:10 AM

What would your team members say about you behind your back regarding your commitment to an inclusive workplace? 

There Was No Book

Friday, October 17, 2008
posted by Dee 7:10 AM

Dealing with a crisis is easier if you have practiced and if you include others to help you through it.

Press Release From Doubleday Publisher

Friday, October 10, 2008
posted by Dee 8:10 AM

Here is the final press release from Doubleday on my book which is being published next Tuesday, October 14, 2008. Please share this with anyone who you think might be interested….Lee

Remember Everyone Is Important

Wednesday, October 8, 2008
posted by Dee 3:10 AM

Get to know your team members well!

Great Leaders Are Great Teachers

Monday, October 6, 2008
posted by Dee 10:10 AM

To become really good at something, teach it.