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Brand You: Tell your personal story

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Great reminder about staying focused on the basics.

 

 

(Above) Brand You: Tell your personal story.

Great reminder.

The year was 2008 or 2009.

Our new Disney Institute Vice President, Jeff James, often walked past the cube i shared with Jack Santiago.

By the way, because office space was so limited, nearly everyone at Disney Institute shared a cube.

On one brief encounter, i invited Jeff into my cube and used Jack’s bookshelf (all my business books were at my home office) as the center of the vision i had for Disney Institute.

i said to Jeff, “Jeff, in the children’s video genre, what is the average household percentage of Disney videos in every children’s category?”

Our educated guess – from personal experience – is the percentage is overwhelmingly high for Disney videos.

Then i asked, pointing at Jack’s bookshelves, “What if every business leader across the globe had an overwhelmingly high percentage of Disney Institute business books on their office bookshelves?”

Currently, Be Our Guest is the only published “Disney Institute” business book.

My Summer 2018 focus is to get the next seven Disney and Disney Institute business books written, then published.

The business world is waiting, even if they are unaware these books are coming.

And this morning, i’m just days away from the first of six Summer writing retreats. All seven books are currently in the two-thirds done stage.

 

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Two weeks into a Summer of Disney Business Books writing

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Writing two hours every morning helps me think. Thinking helps me do. Doing helps me serve. Serving helps me find peace and contentment. Peace and contentment floods me with joy.

 

 

Two weeks into a Summer of Disney Business Books writing.

You can pretend to care, but you can’t pretend to show up.

The world is not changed by people who sort of care.

Be amazed and be amazing.

It’s yours to take as far as you want.

 

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Can you afford to arrange such a unique work experience?

Chief mountain
The horizon from the two-lane road in the middle of nowhere Montana in 2017. Cheif Mountain on the right horizon.

 

Chief mountain
Pull the car over, get out, snap a photo, using about half of iPhone’s zoom feature.

 

Chief mountain
Zoom in all the way. Not bad for a phone camera.

 

Can you afford to arrange such a unique work experience?

Trick question.

Can you afford to not do it?

 

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To think, write, and share without expectation is glorious

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Prevailing wisdom is context neutral.

 

To think, write, and share without expectation is glorious.

The attitude it takes to surrender to the marketing noise and follow your own path – priceless.

By the way, i define marketing noise (aka advice) as all the stuff the guru(s) and the want-to-be(s) shout as loud as they can to get your attention and your money.

 

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Writing mashup update

Writing mashup update.

It’s been 60 days of creative, and intense, writing.

For the past two months, i’ve been extra busy writing seven Disney Business books; one for each Disney Business topic.

  1. Leadership Excellence
  2. Employee Engagement
  3. Customer Service
  4. Brand Loyalty
  5. Creativity and Innovation
  6. Business Excellence
  7. Applying Disney Business Principles for Personal Vibrancy

Just days away from the mid-point of the 365-day epic Disney writing challenge. The creative, 60-day initiative has put me back on track to write all seven Disney Business Books within one year.

Worth mentioning that yesterday, April 1, 2017, i began the ninth consecutive year of writing five daily, differently-themed blogs.

Insanely impossible has morphed into a daily (lifetime?) routine.

 

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