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Authenticity

Away in a manger

Great leaders encourage creativity, fun, and excellent results.

Away in a manger.

Whatever you believe, here’s to wishing we are all in on our beliefs.

Leadership thrives when leaders are authentic.

Think about it, you are at your best when you are true to yourself.

Christmas is the birth of the most important story in my life.

This story that i love starts so ridiculously impossible – no room at the Inn, giving birth in a barn, a manger with straw for a bed.

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Could This Change Your Life?

Stumbling can be good

Trail Magic: when your business trail leads others to organizational vibrancy. Photo: screen shot from one of Evan’s video trailers.

Stumbling can be good sometimes.

Earlier this week i stumbled upon a digital storyteller.

We both loved the insane serendipity to our connection. So random.

So potentially important.

We talk in a few days.

Why wait?

Thursday afternoon can be late to plan for a Friday meeting. Then there’s the weekend, etc.

PS. Happy Saturday (as i write this).

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Final 120 Days

The story is what conncts emotionally

Walt Disney Keynote speakers
Up close and personal you can notice details otherwise undiscoverable.

The story is what connects emotionally.

The facts connect intellectually.

A personal, and meaningful story can go straight to the heart.

The heart is where commitment lives and flourishes.

Think about the intentionality required to carry a teddy bear, a bead jar, and a Disney Goofy hat to Kuwait to give an 18-minute speech.

Slow and steadily build your foundation for over-focusing on the same things you used to under-focus on or ignore.

Learn to be intentional where you used to be less intentional.

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Disney Brand Loyalty Book

Are you leveraging your Founder’s Story?

Disney Speakers
A young Walt Disney.

Walt Disney said…

“I was all alone back then, I didn’t even have a Mouse.”

In his final years, “I only hope we never lose sight of one thing – that it was all started by a Mouse.”

Morale: Can you imagine Disney without a Mouse? There was a time. So go easy on yourself when you’re starting out. And keep moving forward. A path won’t reveal anything new if you stop or only use the same vicinity.

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Disney Brand Loyalty Book

Storytelling tips

slow down sign
Tell stories like your kids are listening. Photo: Two days ago biking home from the gym.

 

Five storytelling tips here.

Everything speaks is a phrase we teach at Disney Institute, although we didn’t coin it.

For example: “Small details that are often ‘undermanaged’ or ignored ‘chip away’ at the customer experience.”

 

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