Lee Cockerell 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, four themes parks, two water parks.
One of Lee’s major and lasting legacies was the creation of Disney Great Leader Strategies which was used to train and develop the 7000 leaders at Walt Disney World.
3 Insights From This Episode
- Time Management Allows You To SucceedTime management allows you to succeed in all areas of your life. When you manage your time, you can put the most important things first and say no to things that don’t add value to your goals in life.You can build time management and life management skills to help better your future and do what matters most to you and your family.
- Routine Brings You ControlWhen you look at your life and feel that you have lost control of your schedule, time, or any area of your life chances will be that you have not built a routine to keep you on track, or you got away from your routine.Building a stable routine is foundational to your success. Set time aside this week to review your schedule, your day, week, and month. Managing your schedule will allow you to maintain your routine
- Build Your ScheduleAnd Stick To It!Just as managing your routine keeps you balanced, building your schedule is the predecessor to success. Creating a schedule is easy, but keeping your schedule tight is difficult.Why, because life happens. Meetings come up, family obligations arise and if you’re not careful what you’ve scheduled gets flooded.If it’s not scheduled it’s not a priority.
Tip* Build your schedule around your highest priorities first. The small details of your life will eat you alive if you are not scheduling the most important tasks before anything else.
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