Lee Cockerell is an award winning business leader, consultant and keynote speaker with several bestsellers including Creating Magic, The Customer Rules and Time Management Magic. As the former Executive Vice President of Operations for Walt Disney World Resorts he was responsible for 40,000 employees, 20 resort hotels, 4 theme parks, 2 water parks and more. Today he hosts the Creating Disney Magic Podcast, creates contents for his Lessons in Leadership blog and provides leadership and management training with an emphasis on creating world-class customer service. Lee is the Thrive 15 Mentor.
Don’t fall in love with your idea until you check it out with other people. – Lee Cockerell
Through all his business connections, experiences and hard work Lee started to get referrals. But to get there, he just had to start. His social media sites was made specifically to promote his business; lessons in leadership, management & customer service. Success Habit: Get up every morning at 6am… thinking. Planning and execution on time management…Health, Family & Finances.
Lee’s One Idea
Before he even left his Disney job he had already started writing books on lessons for excellent customer service, leadership and management. Disney had him represent them as a speaker. When his first book was published is when his business took off.
His mindset has been to always be a teacher. When people leave his teaching sessions they find value in his lessons.
Don’t underestimate what you can do. Just get up and do it.
You’ll have to force yourself to do things that you hate.
5 Moves To Start A New Business
If they were to start another business today, they would concentrate on these areas:
- See everyone else is doing within the business – compare/research.
- Get your website up.
- Schedule – plan every day – improve your business every day.
- Hire people for social media.
- Hire experts around you.
Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
Secret To Success
Make sure you keep learning what’s possible.