On this special LIVE episode of Making Elephants Fly from "The Thing 2017" in Orlando, Florida, Terry sits down once again with Lee Cockerell, the former Executive Vice President of Operations for the Walt Disney World® Resort. During that time, Lee led a team of tens of thousands of cast members and was responsible for the operations of 20 resort hotels, four theme parks, two water parks, and a shopping & entertainment village. Prior to his time at Disney, Lee held executive positions in the hospitality and entertainment business working with Hilton Hotels for eight years and the Marriott Corporation for 17 years before joining Disney in 1990 to open Disneyland Paris. We learn how we can leverage our time to impact our brands and the world from Lee’s years of vast wisdom. In this episode LIVE from "The Thing" Lee was kind enough to join us for a surprise and we learn the secrets from Lee’s latest book Creating Career Magic, not just in your first career. This is an episode that you don’t want to miss! Join Terry as he sits down with Lee to discover that anyone can create magic with the work they do, even if your boss isn’t Mickey Mouse.
On this episode of Making Elephants Fly, Terry sits down with best-selling author, entrepreneur, and leader, Jeff Goins. Jeff has just released his new book “Real Artists Don't Starve.” Not only is Jeff a fantastic writer, he leads a tribe that is truly leveraging their talents to impact the world. Jeff was the very first guest on Making Elephants Fly, so we need the show with an ending question you haven't heard yet! On this episode not only will we hear about Jeff's journey from working for a company to leading his own. We learn how Jeff has learned to thrive doing work that he loves he's leading a tribe learning to the same. Join Terry as he talks with Jeff about creativity, grit, finding your own tribe and how to lead one, making the jump to a new career, and understanding what it really means to thrive.