A D23 Imagineering Moment I have mixed feelings about D23. I somewhat understand that an event held for the fan faithful will be attended in droves. I arrived at 6:40 am and essentially began a waiting experience that continued until about 9:40 am, when we were finally escorted into the exhibit hall. That’s a three … Read moreD23 VIP Treatment
I’m excited to announce that my newest book, Disney, Leadership & You, will be premiering at the D23 conference next week. I’ll be doing an exclusive book signing at Disney’s D23 Expo on Friday, July 14th, from 2-3 pm. You’ll find us in Exhibit Hall A/Booth 301E. It’s sponsored by the Annette Funicello Research Fund, … Read moreNew Book! Disney, Leadership & You
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 moreThe Day DisneyQuest Died
Thanks for joining us for the tenth episode of the Disney at Work Podcast! Today, we chat about the first year anniversary of Shanghai Disneyland with our special guest, Chris Nilghe, from the website TDR Explorer. You can find the link for the episode on iTunes, SoundCloud, or TuneIn. Some of the things we chatted about on … Read morePodcast #10: Happy 1st Anniversary, Shanghai Disneyland!
David Zanolla and I are now providing our review of Pandora: The World of Avatar on our Disney at Work podcast. It’s Episode 9 which can be heard when you visit our iTunes site. The area has now been open about a month, and we offer some insights that you might not hear otherwise. In particular, we suggest a very … Read moreDisney at Work Podcast #9: Our Review of Pandora
It is the first anniversary of the Shanghai Disney Resort. Congratulations for arriving on your first anniversary! It’s been a big year, which followed an enormous opening. Over 11 million guests have already visited that park. The Chinese are coming to realize that this is a fantastic experience, and worthy of their time and attention. … Read moreHappy Birthday, Shanghai Disneyland Resort
Enough superlatives cannot be given to Universal’s Volcano Bay, which opens today. There is much that is well imagined, well crafted, and simply fun! We did three Facebook Live videos from the opening of the park this morning. This is the fourth part in a series of articles that has chronicled Disney’s effort to reign … Read moreVolcano Bay Opens! The Competition Goes On!
There are a lot of people anticipating Pandora – The World of Avatar, opening this week at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Disney is king at creating anticipation. And that excitement is very real as this new land gets ready to premiere to the public. Our latest podcast talks about how Disney gets people anticipating Pandora – The … Read moreDisney at Work Podcast #8: Anticipating Pandora – The World of Avatar
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 moreBlizzard Beach: Cold War Competition
In time for the opening of Walt Disney World’s newest attraction, we offer a free, complete guide to Pandora: World of Avatar. Subscribe today to not only access what is perhaps the most comprehensive insight into this new land, but to also gain additional exclusive Disney at Work newsletters, guides, and insights that you can’t get … Read moreFree! Complete E-Guide to Pandora: The World of Avatar