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 moreMagic Backstage
Our first Disney at Work podcast is here! You can connect to it on iTunes. We’re excited to have you take a listen. It re-introduces us and then talks about the Chain Reaction of Excellence, shown below: Let’s review visually the key points we spoke of in the podcast: Growth & Long Term Success Organizations … Read moreDisney at Work Podcast #1: Excellence at Disney
I passed by a t-shirt the other day in the parks. It read: “6 out of 7 Dwarfs are NOT Happy” So true. And yet, is it? So when I saw that Disney reported a major employee survey a few months ago, I was interested. With all of the Disney blogs out there we hear … Read moreDisney Employee Survey: How Happy is Disney?
One of the traditions at the Disney parks is that of utilizing office and “heart of the house” Cast Members out in the parks during peak holiday seasons. It’s called Cross-U (for Utilization), and it offers many advantages: 1. It supports the “heavy lifting” front line Cast Members must carry when there are throngs of … Read moreDisney’s Cross-U
Named one of the top 5 best Disney Apps by Brighthub.com! We’re pleased to present a newly re-imagineered Disney at Work: Magic Kingdom. Not a travel app, and no ordinary trivia app, this creation for your iPhone and iPad showcases scores of stories, hundreds of photos, and hundreds of ideas that you can take back … Read moreDisney at Work: Magic Kingdom–Our Newest Revised App!
Tom Cruise’s new movie, Mission Impossible is out this weekend. It’s Brad Bird’s first live action movie, having created before both of Pixar’s highly acclaimed films, Incredibles, and Ratatouille. One of my favorite quotes on employee morale comes from Brad: “In my experience, the thing that has the most significant impact on a movie’s budget–but … Read moreMorale–Mission Impossible?