It’s not the magic that makes it work; it’s the way we work that makes it magic.” The secret for creating “magic”. Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies from a Life at Disney. Lee Cockerell, Author Broadway Business $26 (p) ISBN. Creating Magic has ratings and reviews. Josh said: Fantastic book on leadership that anyone in a management or leadership position MUST read. C.

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Can you name other organizations that use a similar method?

Creating Magic

I wish it was a must read for my district leadership teams. Lfe other examples of particular businesses that also have a very high rate of returning customers. Creating Magic by Lee Cockerell.

Buy the Audiobook Download: But as Lee demonstrates, great leadership isn’t about mastering impossibly complex management theories. The seminar as a whole absolutely changed my career and my life, and I have recommended and continuously purchased this book to leaders and aspiring leaders I have known since. Which do you think is more important than the other two? There are no problems, just golden unresolved opportunities to make things better.

Students do not train and work up to some leadership pinnacle; that describes mere management. This chapter is applicable to all disciplines.


Creating Magic Through Thinking – Lee Cockerell

Creating Magic Through Thinking. May 17, Bart-Jan rated it it was amazing Shelves: On pages 86 through 88, the author discusses four competencies managers look for when hiring employees: The author’s examples seemed to all be the exact same with just a small twist or spin added to make his point and to hide that it was already used. I will keep this book close at hand to be inspired every day. What do you think he freating by this?

Jun 26, Esther Dan rated it it was amazing. I’ll read just about anything about how Disney captures that elusive magic. Why is it valuable for leaders to maintain this awareness? I now know why Walt Disney World is the happiest place on Earth.

What are some ways a leader can show employees how to perform certain cokerell instead of just telling them? Before that, he led Disneyland Paris in fact, he was the one who led it in the very beginning and before that he worked for Marriott. In other words, what do you feel so strongly about that you would never change your stance? Teaches you to create a culture of customer service and how treating everyone with respect raises the performance of the entire group.


It is exactly the kinds of things you would expect a Disney executive to be writing about. They all have fabulous customer service. Leaders, as well as all employees, must question everything. How about in class? Here, Lee Cockerell delves into the recruiting, selecting, and hiring of cast members. It’s not the magic that makes it work; it’s the way we work that makes it magic.

They know what they’re doing cickerell it was really interesting to hear how they implement their strategies.

What negative repercussions might arise for that leader? Lee Cockerell advises students to have fun. Dec 24, Sally rated it really liked it Shelves: An easy and valuable read. Lee reinforced the methods that I had learned so long ago. He calls these common sense leadership strategies, covkerell unfortunately they are far less common principles that they should be. Cast members saved time and the company saved money in cleaning costs.