Tag: Disney

A Coincidental Conversation™ with former Disney Executive Dan Cockerell about Courage, Curiosity and Being the "Youngest Door-to-Door Salesman Ever"

A Coincidental Conversation™ with former Disney Executive Dan Cockerell about Courage, Curiosity and Being the "Youngest Door-to-Door Salesman Ever"
Every time I interview someone related to Disney, I find myself looking for the traits they share with Walt Disney. Insofar, of course, as much as I actually “know” Walt. I didn’t have to look far when it came to Dan Cockerell, an author, consultant, speaker, and coach who, before starting his own company in... Read more »

A Coincidental Conversation™ about “A-Ha” moments, authenticity, and the Disney Difference with WDW Radio host Lou Mongello

A Coincidental Conversation™ about “A-Ha” moments, authenticity, and the Disney Difference with WDW Radio host Lou Mongello
WARNING: If you talk to Lou Mongello, author, speaker, consultant, and host of the popular WDW Radio podcast, you are going to come away from that conversation feeling energized and positive. You won’t be able to help it, it will just happen. In fact, you will feel like you’ve just spent the day at the... Read more »

A Coincidental Conversation about Rollercoasters, Shirt Cardboards and Walt Disney with former Imagineer Jim Shull

A Coincidental Conversation about Rollercoasters, Shirt Cardboards and Walt Disney with former Imagineer Jim Shull
It’s not a coincidence that “Jim Shull” and “Rock ‘n’ Roll” almost rhyme. At least not to me. That’s because Shull, a former Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) executive creative director, designed the “Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith” ride at Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World, among many others. And like that ride, getting the... Read more »
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Disney and the Imagineers Bring Us to Tears

Disney and the Imagineers Bring Us to Tears
After writing an article about being brought to tears on the Flight of Passage ride at Walt Disney World and anticipating some “big boys don’t cry” feedback, I was amazed that what I got was exactly the opposite. Now, of course, admitting to crying on a ride was not easy, especially a Disney one. And,... Read more »