Thanks for joining us for the eleventh episode of the Disney at Work Podcast! Today, we chat with Mark David Jones, Jeff’s former colleague at The Disney Institute and current business partner. In this episode, you’ll hear stories about the culture of Walt Disney World and how it’s changed over the years. You can find the link … Read more
Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 was the last day of DisneyQuest, but the day DisneyQuest died was way back in 2000. Prior to 2000, I was providing team building programs at DisneyQuest while working at The Disney Institute. On Facebook Live, I share the very sad story of a fateful event in Chicago that led to a … Read more
This is Part III of our coverage of the Disney Water Park Wars. In the last two months, we were on hand with a Facebook Live Event at Miss Adventure Falls. You can see our first post here. We also did a Facebook Live Event at Crush ‘n’ Gusher. You can see a replay of that here. … Read more
The other day I went to the venerable SunTrust building across from Disney Springs. I needed to deposit a check. Surprise! SunTrust bank is no more, and the drive through stations were being removed. Talk about end of an era! SunTrust was an early sponsor not only of the park, but had a bank next … Read more
Disney is into the details, and Kevin Yee has covered the coolest of all those details. It’s the second edition of Walt Disney World: Hidden History by Kevin Yee, and it’s a valuable addition to any Disney fan’s library. As someone who has spent scores of years studying all things Disney, I was shocked at how … Read more
Happy 30th Anniversary, Epcot! In remembering this great place, when did you first experience Epcot? What was your favorite experience? Most recall their first trip. And some remember being there in the first few days when the park opened. My first experience came years earlier. Just before Christmas in 1973, I walked into the Broadway … Read more
Do you want to work at Walt Disney World? Well beyond applying for a job at Disney, you may want to consider over 30 different employers at Walt Disney World that also hire. It’s a wide variety of jobs, with some of them found right in the middle of the parks. Check it out!
We want to continue our discussion about the importance of safety at Disney. Safety is priority number one. It may not be exactly the priority in your business. For instance, you may operate an insurance company. There the first priority might be Trustworthiness. But the concepts in these next few posts can be applied to … Read more