Walt Disney on Executive Management

A little girl visiting Disneyland once asked Walt Disney if he still drew Mickey Mouse.  Walt replied that he no longer drew the characters he created.  "Do you still write stories?" she asked.  Walt said, "No, I don't write stories anymore either." "Then what do you do?" asked the perplexed girl.  Walt paused for a … Continue reading Walt Disney on Executive Management

On Leadership: You Are One When You Become One

Early in my professional career I thought I knew it all.  I was confident in myself and my abilities and felt I should have the opportunity for greater responsibility.  I boldly informed my superiors of this desire and fully expected them to gratefully open the doors for me to lead and prosper. They didn't. Don't … Continue reading On Leadership: You Are One When You Become One

On Executive Management: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos’ Six Page Memo

FROM FORTUNE MAGAZINE-- Jeff Bezos likes to read. That's a dog-bites-man revelation if ever there was one, considering that Bezos is the cerebral founder and chief executive of a $100 billion empire built on books. More revealing is that the Amazon CEO's fondness for the written word drives one of his primary, and peculiar, tools … Continue reading On Executive Management: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos’ Six Page Memo