Archive for February, 2016
Nearly 10 years ago, Lee Cockerell retired from his role as Executive Vice President of Walt Disney World. Rather than retire to the couch and golf course, Lee made a career pivot into his own business as a consultant and keynote speaker.
In this episode of Creating Disney Magic, we look into what it takes to make a successful career pivot.
Jody Maberry, the host of Creating Disney Magic, was featured in Pivot Profiles.
In this episode of Creating Disney Magic, Lee explains how you can create magic in the classroom.
A listener asks Lee how he would use his business principles to manage a middle school classroom. Lee offers his perspective on how you can create magic in the classroom.
Don’t underestimate the influence you have on kids.
Lee also tells the questions he most often hears from students.
Jody Maberry, the host of Creating Disney Magic, has launched a new podcast, The Jody Maberry Show. You can find it here on iTunes, or at jodymaberry.com. You don’t want to miss Lee Cockerell on episode three of The Jody Maberry Show.
No matter how you plan your day you have to know you will get interrupted.
If you struggle with not getting enough done because you get interrupted, look at your schedule and consider if you are doing work you should not be doing. Also, consider if you are overplanning.
Time Management is the key to getting work done, even when you struggle with interruptions.
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Everybody is different, so how do you motivate employees? You have to get to know the people you work with and learn how to motivate them individually. Your job as a leader is to build self-confidence in other people.
In this episode of Creating Disney Magic, Lee explores ways to motivate high performers, mid-performers, and low performers.