Lee 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.
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.
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.
Lee also explains the difference between leadership and management.
Lee Cockerell offers advice on how to get the most out of any training, conference, or class you attend. It begins by sitting in the front row.
Lee offers insight to how Disney determines how price their products. It is all about value, not price.
Lee Cockerell also explains how companies give employees free fuel by recognizing them by name.
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Lee Cockerell explains how you can identify what processes and policies are causing trouble for your organization.
Lee also reminds us, nothing is the way it is, it is the way you let it be.
Lee also gives advice on getting the job you want by doing the best you possibly can at the job you have now.
When Lee Cockerell took a job with Disney he moved to Paris and hired 200 managers for a new resort. In this episode Lee explains how he created a Disney culture in Paris, where Disney did not have a presence.
Lee also offers advice on how to gain trust from your team.