Pushing Music genre tradition

Pushing Music genre tradition.

That’s what a Musical artist does.

Music genres should be appreciated and enjoyed by anyone, anywhere.

Holding onto dogma and tradition, in anything, holds the world back from a lot of goodness.

It can also create chaos.

Many people are not comfortable with their version of life…being redefined. Redefining is always happening. Change is the only constant. We forget that what we grew up with was not the way it was 20, 50, 100 years prior.

This is why love and diversity are omnipotent.

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Leadership U

Disney Keynote Speaker Jeff noel kissing the ground
Loyal fans kiss the ground their favorite products and services walk on.

Leadership U is something just made up now, after 15 hours of all-day writing.

Most of the Bands and Artists on the post-it note list are iconic because of leadership.

Carving out a space in someone’s mind and heart – and wallet – is a herculean task given the relentless competition.

These Bands and Artists demonstrate leadership in:

  • Branding
  • Quality
  • Quantity
  • Consistency
  • Creativity
  • Loyalty

Loyalty is an emotional attachment that defies logic.

Great leaders create great loyalty.

At Disney and at The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

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Overcoming Addiction

Overcoming Addiction.

Disney has taught me to analyze my leadership values.  And more than that, to analyze my leadership behaviors.

Funny thing is, my values and my behaviors were contradictory.

The other funny thing, I was clueless.  Seriously clueless.  The origin of the phrase blind spot comes from the fact that everyone can see it but one person – they have a blind spot.

Plus, everyone else is chicken to say anything, because confrontation is uncomfortable, and many times, ugly.

Who wants that?  Who needs that?  Not me.  Not you.  No one is lining up for that kind of stress.

So I confronted myself.  It was not ugly, but is was uncomfortable.  And then it was impossible.  I had suspected it for years, but only casually, because the truth would mean I had dramatic life-altering changes to make.

I’ll tell you more tomorrow, or maybe later this week.  We’ll see.  For now though, carpe diem, jungle jeff 🙂

Do you love what you do?

Do you love what you do?

Ever heard, “Do what you love and you’ll never have to work another day in your life?”

I hope you love what you do.  Where I work, we strive to hire people for positions they will most likely enjoy and are naturally suited for.

It’s called “right-fit talent”.

My wife spent ten years in a very large employment office in Central Florida. I conducted hundreds of interviews myself. So, I know the process intimately.

Want a simple answer? One that’s so easy, even a caveman can understand?

Hire people in positions where they “get to do” more than they “have to do”. It’s unsophisticated and maybe even too simple for senior HR professionals who have their own corporate HR jargon.

Do you “get to do” more than you “have to do“? How about the people who work for you and/or report to you?

Make it a GREAT day, because if you don’t, who will? If you’re a leader, the people around you are looking for “cool, calm, collected – optimistic, hopeful, inspiring“. Carpe diem, jungle jeff 🙂