Leading By Consensus

When you enter Tokyo Disney Sea, you are greeted by this amazing water sculpture. Its title is AquaSphere, and it’s a symbolic reminder that you are entering a park dedicated to fantastic harbors across the globe. In their own humble history of their organization, the Oriental Land Company, or OLC, shares a little story about … Read more

The Courage and Discipline to Dream and Do

There’s a little known story told by my boss Valerie Oberle, who was the original director The Disney University Professional Development Programs, or what is known now as the Disney Institute. It seems that back in the days of Eisner and Wells Michael was concerned that programs being taught to different companies all over would … Read more

Aulani’s Lobby Mural: Finding Passion in a Deadline

When you visit Aulani, you enter through an open lobby. Stepping inside there are two forces vying for your attention. The first is the view beautifully landscaped grounds with its volcano and the ocean beyond the lobby porch. Restraining you from moving toward this point is a striking 360 degree mural done by Martin Charlot. … Read more