Doing remarkable work isn’t for the timid

Remarkable work is normally done by people who .think .differently about their priorities. There are exceptions, but as it implies, exceptions are rare. People win the lottery jackpot, but they are the exceptions. •  •  •  •  • This website is about our WORK. To ponder today’s post about our HQ, click here. If you want to stay […]

How we falsely judge ourselves

Picture a 17-year Disney Resort Operations Leadership veteran starting a new career as an official Keynote Speaker for Disney Institute. Talk about a career change. And the new speaker never carried a desire to become a public speaker. Ever. Pause and contemplate this… We judge ourselves on our intentions, others judge us on our behaviors. It […]

“Thought of you today” was the email “subject”

CEO emails me last night: “I saw a documentary today called “won’t you be may neighbor “ It was awesome. I recommend it” Margy Whitmer, the film’s producer, in the early description in the trailer, says… “You take all the elements that make up good television and do the exact opposite, you have Mister Rodgers Neighborhood. […]

Is the industry standard something you have to accept?

  Speaking of failing to succeed… Are you a purple cow? No? Then why should anyone pay attention to you? The aspiring Disney animator jumped at the chance to speak with me (for free). Our conversation was yesterday while walking to the gym. One of the first things he shared was a story of him dragging […]