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Customer Service From a 12 Year Old (Podcast)

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
posted by Jody Maberry 2:00 AM

Lee Cockerell asked his 12 year old granddaughter what makes great customer service. Her simple answer of “Be Nice” can have a profound impact on your organization.

In this episode Lee explains how being nice will help you in customer service, management, and other areas of your life. Lee also outlines a script you can use to be nice during difficult conversations.

Lee also talks about how to handle a culture of poor customer service in a small company.

Everyone Has Flies (Podcast)

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
posted by Jody Maberry 3:00 AM

Lee Cockerell explains an early lesson he learned from Bill Marriott.

This lesson about flies at a hotel stuck with Lee through the rest of his career. Understanding the concept of “Everyone Has Flies” caused Lee to take responsibility of any problem and grab a flyswatter to attack the problem.

Lee also discusses the impact time management had on his career and personal life. Lee’s upcoming book, Time Managment Magic, outlines the system Lee uses to manage his own time.

Why Disney Has Cast Members (Podcast)

Tuesday, December 23, 2014
posted by Jody Maberry 2:55 PM

Everyone who works for Disney is a cast member, not an employee. In this episode of Creating Disney Magic, Lee Cockerell explains why they are called cast members and the impact it has on the culture of Disney.

Lee also reveals his favorite ride at Disney World.

Lee Cockerell’s Story (Podcast)

Tuesday, December 23, 2014
posted by Jody Maberry 1:14 AM

Creating Disney Magic with Lee Cockerell delivers lessons in leadership, management, and customer service.

In this introductory episode of Creating Disney Magic, Lee Cockerell tells his story, beginning with growing up on a farm in Oklahoma.

Lee is best known for his time as Vice President of Operations at Walt Disney World. You will hear the story of how Lee got to Disney, and some of the most valuable lessons he learned while there.

The Winner For Worst Service 2014 is

Monday, December 22, 2014
posted by Lee Cockerell 9:45 AM

Hello Everyone

As the new year comes to a close I want to give you the Winner of The Worst Service in The World  for 2014 Award.

Time Management Magic…How To Get More Done Every Day

Thursday, December 11, 2014
posted by Lee Cockerell 8:30 AM

My new book Time Management Magic will be available on January 15 from Amazon, B&N, etc. How many regrets do you want to have?