If You Need Inspiring Words, Don’t Do It

If You Need Inspiring Words, Don’t Do It. Be so clear about what you want to accomplish that nothing can extinguish your fire. Burn the ships. If what you’re doing doesn’t make our world better, you’ll know it because you’ll keep hitting your snooze button. And if hitting the snooze button is your modus operandi (yes,… Continue reading If You Need Inspiring Words, Don’t Do It

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Be A Yes Person

Be A Yes Person. We understand the ready, fire, aim concept. But do we live the essential essence of the opposite; intentional and proactive thinking and doing? Years ago one of my favorite Disney colleagues, Dennis Frare, shared a statement that is one of the most profound truths i’ve ever heard. To know is to do.… Continue reading Be A Yes Person

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Ready, Fire, Aim

Ready, Fire, Aim. Before you go any further, ask yourself some honest questions. If you are unable to answer yes to every question, you should rethink your motivation. •  •  •  •  • To leave this Disney Employee Engagement blog and go to the Disney Customer Service blog, click here.  

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Stop piling it on

Stop piling it on. Do an inventory of your business book collection, business email subscriptions, self-improvement Facebook pages you’ve liked, and people you follow on Twitter and LinkedIn. Quit buying employee engagement business books you’ll never read. Quit listening to podcasts. Quit reading blog posts. Quite surfing LinkedIn and Twitter for the next employee culture… Continue reading Stop piling it on

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Fear is a Liar

Fear is a Liar. We admire legendary corporate cultures. Companies like Apple, Harley-Davidson, Southwest Airlines, and of course, Disney, come to mind immediately. If we are honest with ourselves, would we say, deep down, we’ll never be as good. i mean, seriously, how could we possibly create an employee culture that actually manifests itself as organizational… Continue reading Fear is a Liar

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The Law of The Happy Employee

The Law of The Happy Employee. As a generally true statement, a happy employee stays with an organization. Why would you leave if you’re happy? An employee who stays with a Company gets good at what they do. Would you pick the surgeon who’s done the procedure 50 times or 500 times? Happy employees who… Continue reading The Law of The Happy Employee

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Become the Employee Engagement Category

Become the Employee Engagement Category. Lead the category or be the category? Striving to lead your industry isn’t entirely bad if you’re okay with waiting for someone else to beat you to the next breakthrough. Why does that sound ridiculous? Why is it important? Because some ridiculously important (some would say game-changing) events have happened,… Continue reading Become the Employee Engagement Category

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jeff noel Deconstructed Disney to reconstruct Employee Engagement, for your future enjoyment

jeff noel Deconstructed Disney to reconstruct Employee Engagement, for your future enjoyment. If you’ve visited a Disney Theme Park, the odds are high you’ve seen at least one sign like this: Please pardon our appearance while we refurbish this attraction for your future enjoyment. Why are the odds high? The odds are great because Disney is always… Continue reading jeff noel Deconstructed Disney to reconstruct Employee Engagement, for your future enjoyment

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The Employee Engagement Gospel According To Walt Disney

The Employee Engagement Gospel According To Walt Disney. Gospel: gos·pel, noun: Something regarded as true and implicitly believed: to take his report for gospel. A doctrine regarded as of prime importance: political gospel. The good news, Disney’s Approach to Employee Engagement is simple and serves as the world’s business gospel. The bad news is it’s not… Continue reading The Employee Engagement Gospel According To Walt Disney

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