Disney’s NextGen Next Step: Story Maker Installation

There is a lot of buzz going around with respect to Disney NextGen, My Magic+ and other interactive elements that are going into the Disney Parks. Much of it has to do with My Disney Experience website and mobile app along with the wrist bands that, among other things, serve as a room key, theme … Read more

New! Lessons From Epcot: In Leadership, Business & Life

I’m very excited about my newest book, Lessons From Epcot: In Leadership, Business & Life. Available as an iBook, Walt Disney’s greatest vision, Epcot, comes alive with powerful best-in-business and best-in-life insights. Originally available as an app, it is dedicated more than ever to being a showcase for new ideas, filled with stories, examples, and … Read more

Revisiting The Walt Disney World Scorecard

Earlier this week Kevin Yee wrote an extensive piece about the challenges facing Walt Disney World. Most responses agree wtth what Kevin has written. I think Kevin is articulate and a better writer than I will ever be. I also wish I could come up with some of the clever statements he does like the … Read more

2012: Disney Parks Biggest Year

Walt said the “Disneyland will never be complete as long as there was imagination left in the world.” Since the mighty Matterhorn addition in 1959, Disney parks have been adding in a major way. Take a look at those biggest additions made over the years. Then take a look at 2012. It may well be … Read more

Want a Job at Disney World? You’re Competing With Brazilians!

Okay, the comment seems over the top. But it’s true. And you’re competing against those from the Philippines, China and New Zealand. I noted that yesterday President Obama gave a 13 minute talk about making it easier for tourists coming to America to get a Visa. Great stuff. We all want to see the dollars … Read more