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Epic podcast recording day – Season 2

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Three Caballeros from a few days ago at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. Again, this was a photo upload test on the iPad in Private mode. It worked so i’m leaving even though it wasn’t part of yesterday’s journey.
Jody Maberry, Mike Simmons, jeff noel
Three more Caballeros at Disney’s Contemporary Resort yesterday. What a treat to meet Mike Simmons and his wife Jen.
If Disney Ran Your Life podcast crew
Second Theme Park of the day, and fourth of eight stops.
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It was hot for April 11.
If Disney Ran Your Life podcast
We had the entire Flame Tree pavilion to ourselves.
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Disney’s Hollywood Studios and the Hollywood Tower Hotel.
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Guess who we put up on a pedestal?
Disney Casting Center
Sitting on a bench at the entrance to the Disney Casting Center and this is the view.

It’s not the Magic that makes it work, it’s the work that makes it Magic.

Epic podcast recording day – Season 2.

Talk about fun. Here are the stops, in this order:

  • Disney University
  • World-Famous Jungle Cruise at Disney’s Magic Kingdom
  • Disney’s Contemporary Resort
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios
  • Disney’s Casting Center
  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

Had 15 stops on the agenda, but it was not meant to be. One of my favorite days at Walt Disney World. Different. Unusual. Epic. Risky. Perfect.

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We’ll start podcast recording at Disney University

We’ll start podcast recording at Disney University, Cast Connection, DISC building, Textile Service, North Services Area, West Clock, Monorail Roundhouse, Ride and Show Engineering, Watercraft (Bay Lake access).

From there we’ll head to Disney’s Contemporary Resort (River Country, Front Desk, RSA).

Then a walk across World Drive to Disney’s Magic Kingdom Theme Park (Jungle Cruise, Emporium, Custodial, Cast Christmas Parties).

Then Epcot (Oddessy Restaurant), VIP Lounges (Spaceship Earth, Living Seas, Journey Into Your Imagination, all 11 Countries, and back to Future World East.

Lake Buena Vista (Casting, Disney Springs, Sun Trust, Hotel Plaza, Disney’s Village Resort, Disney Institute (executive trailers), Team Disney, city of Bay Lake.

Mickey’s Retreat.

Textile Services (Resorts), Ball Fields, DC-1 and 2, Disney Event Group, Disney Florist (and gifts), ATT, Imagineering.

Celebration Place, Disney Institute.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios (pre-opening 1989).

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort.

Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex.

Disney’s All-Star Resort.

Disney’s Tree Farm, Waste-Water Treatment, Recycling, Cast Connection, Disney’s Animal Kingdom (pre-opening Tree of Life).

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa (pre-opening), Concierge, Mizners.

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TEDX Talk practice #8

Disney Institute Keynote Speaker
Yesterday. Miraculously, the WordPress photo uploader worked this time.
Disney Keynote Speakers
Got “greedy” and tried to upload another photo from yesterday but it didn’t work. So i used this one from last year instead.

TEDX Talk practice #8 at a local hospital (1st photo above) for the CEO and the 20-member executive team.

What is fun about this preparation is balancing the high stakes potential personal outcome and the risk that i may not be ready by April 27. To become intimate with what resonates and what doesn’t, repetition and reflection is key.

There are 17 days days until the TEDx Talk in Kuwait.

Meanwhile, i need to prepare for tomorrow’s marathon podcast recording day.

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It’s not the Magic

Disney Service Keynote Speakers
Eventually, everyone knows it’s a Disney character, but may not know which one.

It’s not the Magic that makes it work, it’s the work that makes it Magic.

Jody Maberry arrives in 36 hours for Lee Cockerell’s Orlando Mastermind event on Saturday. He’s arriving a day early to record a bunch of If Disney Ran Your Life podcasts with at Walt Disney World.

Here’s a rough agenda:

  • Casting – even though i was interviewed in Pennsylvania in 1981, and in 1984, the Casting Center was in the DISC Building by Disney University
  • Disney University – official first day as a Cast Member (CM), and second job at Cast Activities in 1982)
  • Jungle Cruise – very first role in the show 1982
  • Mickey’s Retreat 1982
  • River Country (RC), first job as a full-time, permanent CM 1984
  • Polynesian – worked Overtime (OT) at Marina 1984
  • Emporium – worked six weeks in 1985 while RC was down for rehab
  • Disney’s Contemporary Resort – March 1985, transfered out of Recreation asap because Michael Eisner wanted to build a new Hotel every year for the next 20 years.
  • DMDP – Disney’s Village Resort Front Office 1987 (DMDP = Disney’s Management Development Program).
  • RSA (Resort Special Activities) 1988-1990 firsr leadership role – many grand openings (CBR, Dolphin, Dick Tracy world premier, PI, Typhoon Lagoon, Norway, Morocco, Studios, Star Tours, etc).
  • Disney’s Yacht Club – opening team 1990
  • Disney’s Beach Club 1990 – 1992 opening team Front Office
  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort – Conceirge 1992-1996
  • Disney’s Village Resort – Front Office 1996-1998
  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort (2nd tour of duty) – Front Desk 1998-1999
  • Disney Institute – 1999-2014
  • Retired – 10.31.14 Napa Room, Disney’s Contemporary Resort

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If Disney Ran Your Life Podcast Google search results

Disney Keynote Speaker jeff noel
Will Google search for Disney Keynote Speaker or Jeff Noel yield the new headshot photos?

If Disney Ran Your Life Podcast Google search results.

Second page.

Not bad for only having 12 weekly episodes published.

If Disney Ran Your Hospital has every link on the Google front page. Can’t wait to move there too.

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