What’s the 1st thing you do?

What’s the first thing you do when you hear your alarm clock go off? As I write this, it’s almost 5am.  I’ve been up for an hour, reading, writing, thinking. Actually, I didn’t think the alarm clock was ever going to go off.  Just lying in bed, wondering, “When is that thing ever going to […]

What does EPCOT stand for?

What does EPCOT stand for? Every Person Comes Out Tired! What? Just kidding.  You can take the boy out of the Jungle Cruise, but you can’t take the Jungle Cruise out of the boy. EPCOT stands for Experimental Prototype Community Of Tomorrow. That’s what Walt Disney called Walt Disney World, before it was officially named […]

What’s the downside to creativity?

What’s the downside to creativity? Being creative does not mean being productive. Huh? Creativity can be defined as generating useful ideas, in any domain.  Most people assume that a bunch of creative ideas is something great.  It really isn’t.  Seriously, it’s not  Because, if none of your creative ideas ever get implemented, then what do […]

Why 17.84 ?

What’s significant about 17.84? That’s what Disney stock closed at today.  As in $17.84 a share.  That’s a 52-week New York Stock Exchange low.  (The official low today was $17.72, but the close was $17.84) Because of the strength of the Disney Company brand (Magic), Disney tends to be one of the last to feel […]