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Why it Matters to Look Professional (podcast)

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM


Creating Disney Magic Lee CockerellThe founder of Marriot gave Lee Cockerell an unexpected lesson in why you should look professional.

Since Lee learned this lesson, he has always gone out of his way to look professional. In this episode, Lee explains why you need to look professional and the impact it will have on your career.

Lee also talks about the new videos he has filmed for Thrive 15 to help you with time management. Use the code MAGIC for one free month.

 

How to Manage Your Reputation (podcast)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM


Creating Disney Magic Lee CockerellLee Cockerell is known as the lovable leader from Walt Disney World, but that wasn’t always his reputation. Lee was so tough on those around him he was known as the Doberman. Back then, Lee was not managing his reputation and he became known as someone you may not want to work with.

Lee will tell you he is no longer a Doberman, he is now a Cocker Spaniel. He changed his mindset and the way he worked with other people. Eventually, he built a reputation as a great leader. In this episode of Creating Disney Magic, Lee offers advice on how to manage your reputation.

Advice on Writing (podcast)

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM

Creating Disney Magic Lee CockerellAlthough Lee Cockerell is best known for his time with Disney, he is also a great writer. Lee is the author of three books and several hundred blog posts.

In this episode of Creating Disney Magic, Lee answers questions from writers. Lee discusses writing habits, how to deal with writer’s block, how to research for your book and much more.

Excellence Through Clear Expectations (podcast)

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM


Creating Disney Magic Lee CockerellOne of the keys to creating magic is having high expectations. You can use training to set clear expectations for everyone on your team.

Training is important to any organization, but training does not have an impact if it is not followed by testing and enforcement. Training and enforcement create excellence because it builds confidence.