Happy Birthday Walt Disney World

Happy Birthday Walt Disney World.  Disney World opened to the public on October 1, 1971, nearly five years after Walt Disney died from cardiac arrest (brought on from the removal of his cancerous left lung on November 7, 1966). Walt’s older brother Roy O. Disney, at 73 years old, and enjoying retirement, had a big […]

You Know What He Told Me?

Ever ask a nine-year old for business advice?  I did recently. Pondering the pros and cons of going solo versus partnering, on a special project.  So, just for kicks, I asked my son (9). He said, “Two heads are better than one”. For the next few minutes, my son and I waited for our friend […]

Darwin Disney?

“It not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change” . — Charles Darwin “Keep moving forward“.   — Walt Disney Friday night my son and I watched “Meet the Robinsons” on The Disney Channel.  At the very end of the Disney movie is Walt […]

Motivation Is Like A Meal

Motivation is like a meal.  Seriously.  But we all forget. Should an Annual Conference’s motivational effects last all year? Should monthly meetings keep teams inspired all month? Weekly meetings?  Will the excitement last all week? Daily meetings?  All day? After breakfast, most humans are ready to be nourished again at lunch. Even after two decent meals, […]

LinkedIn Profile Quick Tip

LinkedIn profiles.  How many have you read?  I’ve read a ton. Please forgive me for saying this, “Most of them bore me to tears”. They all say essentially the same thing about the author, “I’m so smart, I’m so smart, I’m so smart”. The intent, noble.  The result, boring.  Why?  Because they all sound the same. Without creativity, […]