Oct 18th, 2020
For this special episode, Dennis and I step aside and provide the opportunity for two students to interview Lee Cockerell. Lee is the former Executive Vice President of Operations for the Walt Disney World® Resort. As the Senior Operating Executive for ten years Lee led a team of 40,000 Cast Members 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 in addition to the ancillary operations which supported the number one vacation destination in the world.
00:00 Welcome to the Show
01:25 Introducing our Guest Hosts
01:50 Introducing Lee Cockerell
02:50 The Importance of Time Management
09:15 Everything Matters: Take Time to Reflect Everyday
23:50 “Would you like my input?”
30:40 Let Others Know What You Stand For
37:10 Trust: One Word that Summarize Lee’s Time at Disney
40:45 Did you know you would end up Disney?
41:30 Women In Industry: Don’t Underestimate Yourself
48:10 If You Want to be Successful, You Have to Deal with Difficulty.
51:45 Leadership is not a job; It’s a Responsibility
52:35 Final Thoughts & Hannah & Emily
56:10 What Quality Should Leaders Embrace for 2021
1:05:00 Final Thoughts from Lee, Dennis & Patrick
1:12:15 Closing Thoughts
You can learn more about Lee's books, courses and engagements by by visiting https://www.leecockerell.com/