Your actions should not come as a surprise. When a CEO “gets caught picking up trash”, a buzz is created. Why? Because she’s setting such a great example, right? Here’s my point (again), why would this ever become newsworthy? Isn’t the CEO always picking up trash? In my world, this should never astonish and inspire […]
On a mentoring phone call, yesterday walking back from the gym, a moment of insight. Similar to how Roy Disney saw profit as the goal and Walt saw profit as the reward, i told the mentee to use that contrast in his Disney Leadership application. Guessing close to 100% of the applicants apply with a […]
From the Los Angeles Times (word-for-word, no corrections), December 16, 1966: Walt Disney, the one-time Missouri farm boy who for more than a quarter of a century created fantasies that made a troubled world laugh, died Thursday. Disney, 65, succumbed at 9:35 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Burbank, across the street from Walt […]
“In this square mile we’re gonna do this. In that square mile we’re going to do that.” The night Walt Disney died, his brother Roy was there. Roy recounted Walt saying the first sentence (above). Roy was 71. Roy was a retired citizen when Walt died. A smarter man would have sold the 27,443 […]
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