Operationalize your personal culture with traditions

  Operationalize your personal culture with traditions. This is a concept i learned at Disney. You can be intentional about designing your organizational culture. If you’re not intentional then your culture is heavily influenced by random and unintentional things, people, and events. In 1999 we volunteered to deliver “Food For Families”  on Thanksgiving morning. One month […]

Life behind the scenes is different

  Life behind the scenes is different. Outsiders, fans, curators, and Guests have an overwhelming belief that Disney is a great place to work “behind the scenes”. Overall, it is. But here’s the thing only insiders (Cast) know, it’s not always Magical. And this fact is what makes my business advisory services and keynote speeches […]

Two Disney storyboards begun on a short two hour flight

      Two Disney storyboards begun on a short two hour flight. It’s kind of fun to do the impossible. -Walt Disney   __________     On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation […]