Time Management. We all need it. We all could be better at it. Personally, I need to be much better at it. When we recognize that we could be better at something, in Smart People Podcast fashion, we reach out to leaders in the field. This week we discuss time management with Lee Cockerell.
Lee is the former Executive Vice President of Operations for the Walt Disney World Resort. During his time at Disney, Lee led a team of 40,000 Cast Members (employees) and was responsible for the operations of 20 resort hotels, 4 theme parks, 2 water parks, a shopping & entertainment village, and the ESPN sports and recreation complex.
Lee’s book, Time Management Magic: How To Get More Done Every Day And Move From Surviving To Thriving, walks you through how to organize your schedule and how to get things done.
Quotes from Lee:
[shadowbox]”It’s not magic that makes Disney World work, it’s the way we work that makes it magical.”
“Insecure people overreact.”
“Appreciation. Recognition. Encouragement. That’s the fuel that drives human performance.”[/shadowbox]
What we learn in this episode:
- How Disney created their magic
- What it means to run Disney from top
- How to organize your schedule and prioritize
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