This is how we do

How does one work from anywhere?

It depends. You don’t leave home without your ID, right?

You don’t leave on a transformational journey without your growth mindset either.

Mindset 2008-2009: The Great Recession…with 2 dozen years of Disney Service, felt weirdly vulnerable during that Disney layoff and made a promise to create a Plan B should it ever happen again.

Lifelong plan to work at WDW until 2024. The Great Recession was a humongous wake up call.

Crafted a 10-year plan: 5 more years at WDW & retire in 2014 at 55, and 2nd 5 years to put a positive dent in our Universe.

Side note: The wake up call surfaced the reality that no male on Dad’s side lived past 60.

2nd side note: Under this post’s surface is a beautiful reality: each of us is CEO of You, Inc. Each of us is responsible for everything in our life. Each of us lives with a ticking clock. Each of us has the same 24 hrs/day. Each of us gets to choose our mindset.

Mindset now (Oct 5, 2020)…

For 7 weeks a small motel room provided daily gratitude for simple blessings in a one-million acre wilderness straddling the Continental Divide – shelter, electricity, running water (including hot), small shower, flushing toilet, heat (no AC), bed, windows, wifi, wonderful staff, and a 400 meter drive to Glacier National Park.

Oh, and a small desk to “work like you mean it”!

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Thank you for believers

Disney Customer Service speaker Jeff Noel
Jungle Jeff and Mickey Mouse are believers.

Jesus was bold.

Jesus was a believer.

Thank God for bold leaders.

Note: Was = is.

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Where to find ordinary brave people

Disney Cast Member leadership messaging
Disney Cast Member leadership messaging.
Disney Cast Member leadership messaging
Leslie Ferraro is a Marketer at heart. She was co-in-charge of consumer products and interactive media. It didn’t work out. We didn’t need a co-chair.

To see the brave, look at those who can forgive.

Bhagavad Gita

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Organizational Courage

Cheryl Noel in WSO Coman Hall Apartment
Our Washington State University dormitory apartment. Cheryl was the Residence Hall Director in this all-girls dorm. Photo: 1983
bicycling across Washington State
August 1984, at a Washington State University apartment complex. We are waiting to be sag wagon drivers for a cross-state drive – and a cross-state lift for us to start our Honeymoon bike ride from Seattle back here to Pullman, Washington. Our honeymoon began 14 months after the wedding day.

Organizational Courage.

What is it?

It’s identical to personal courage and it starts at the top.

It has to start at the top.

It’s the founder’s story.

And after the founder is gone, the successor has to inspire the organization as if every day is day one.

If you can’t be on fire with this, you aren’t living your purpose, you are existing (probably decently well financially) for a paycheck.

Yes, obviously, this applies to work and home simultaneously.

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Reckoning?

St Mary Valley in Glacier National Park upper right. Heavy Runner, center. Going-to-the-Sun mountain upper center in clouds.

Day of reckoning?

Yes.

In a perfect world, this will be painless.

Straightforward.

No-brainer.

Deal or no deal.

Integrity.

Behaving admirably.

For the greater good.

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