Magic for Sale

Magic for Sale? Yes, since 1984-ish, when Tom Peters released the book, “In Search of Excellence”. We began packaging our world-class Disney business insights and ran seminars out of Disney University until we needed a new venue, and thus Disney Institute was born. You can also buy some Magic formulas from me and a host […]

Disney University was the original Disney Institute

Disney University was the original Disney Institute. Few, if any, know this. Why? Because it’s not important. But knowing it, and living through it, help me convince my audiences that it’s not the Magic that makes it work, it’s the work that makes it Magic. The reason professional development left Disney University (DU) is that DU […]

Disney Keynote Speakers from Disney Institute DNA

Disney Keynote Speakers from Disney Institute DNA. If it was my company… Option 1: One CEO of Culture Decide, describe, and list what you want one year from now Assemble, train, and develop a core team Get busy Be intentional in Hiring, Training, Inspiring, and Valuing everyone Option 2: Continue on your current path Hope […]

Disney Institute origin story (become irrationally excellent)

  Become irrationally excellent…i can picture Walt Disney epitomizing this notion. And from that i give myself permission (having worked at Disney for over 30 years) to be irrational too. Disney Institute’s history and origin story as told by Jim Korkis.   •  •  •  •  • This website is about our WORK. To ponder today’s post about […]