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The Difference Between Training and Development (Podcast)

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM


Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicMany organizations lump training and development into one category.

You need to understand the difference and the impact each will have on your organization.

Training is basic and unemotional. Development is emotional and helps people correct their mistakes or move from good to great.

You can follow along with Creating Disney Magic podcast on Facebook.

Is there a question you would like to ask on the show? Reach out and let us know and your question could be featured on an episode of Creating Disney Magic.

 

Can a Leader Be Too Nice? (Podcast)

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM


Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicToo many people feel you have to be a fear motivated boss, but it is not true. No one wants to work with that kind of boss.

But is it possible to be too nice?

The main job of a leader is to focus on performance.

At Disney, Lee Cockerell had a reputation for being nice and respectful, but he got results and so did the people who worked for him.

Be professional, treat people respectfully and focus on performance and people will appreciate you.

You can find out more the Lee’s Time Management Magic Course here.

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Anxiety Update (Podcast)

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
posted by Jody Maberry 1:15 AM


Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicIn January, Lee explained that he was dealing with anxiety. Now, Lee gives an update on how he is feeling.

In this episode of Creating Disney Magic, Lee gives an update on his anxiety. Lee shares what he has done over the past two months to help improve.

If you did not hear the original episode about Lee’s struggle with anxiety, you can listen to it here.

One app Lee has used to deal with anxiety is Headspace.

Lee credits systems and time management as keeping him on track while he dealt with anxiety.

If you are interested in learning more about Lee’s upcoming Time Management Magic Course, you can get updates here.

Lee Cockerell appears as a guest on the Jody Maberry Show.

Working with Difficult Coworkers (Podcast)

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM


Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicAll of us will work with a difficult coworker at some point in our career.

Communication and patience are the best options when working with a difficult coworker. You can create an environment to communicate with the coworker about your working relationship. Communication can possibly help you create a better working environment. If not, you need patience until the situation changes. Or, you can get yourself out of the situation.

Do you have a question you would like answered on Creating Disney Magic? Reach out on our Facebook page.

Making a Career Pivot (Podcast)

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
posted by Jody Maberry 10:43 AM


Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicNearly 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.

All of the questions about making a career pivot come from the Pivot Profiles magazine by Mike Kim.

Jody Maberry, the host of  Creating Disney Magic, was featured in Pivot Profiles.

Lee was recently a guest on The Jody Maberry Show. You can hear Lee talk about Lessons from Disney Here.

 

 

Creating Magic in the Classroom (Podcast)

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM


Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicIn 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.

Planning for Interruptions (Podcast)

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM


Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicNo 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.

Follow the Creating Disney Magic Podcast on Facebook.

Motivating Performance (Podcast)

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM


Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicEverybody 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.

Use Twitter? Connect with Lee Cockerell or Jody Maberry.

Make Today Better Than Yesterday (Podcast)

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
posted by Jody Maberry 3:25 AM


Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicThere are two ways to get better in life; look back and fix the things you didn’t do well yesterday and look forward and consider what could happen if you don’t do things in the future.

Take a few minutes each morning and reflect on the past and anticipate the future to make today better than yesterday.

Join Lee on the Creating Disney Magic Facebook Page.

Dealing With Anxiety (Podcast)

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
posted by Jody Maberry 3:15 AM


Lee Cockerell Creating Disney MagicIn this episode of Creating Disney Magic, Lee Cockerell talks about his recent battle with Anxiety.

After years of pushing himself for success and holding back his feelings about stress, Lee is now dealing with Anxiety. Lee discusses his experience and offers suggestions on how others can deal with the problem.