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Making Elephants Fly | Conversations with High Octane Leaders, Dreamers, & Creatives


Dec 30, 2019

On this episode of Making Elephants Fly, Terry sits down with Jeff Barnes. Jeff is the best-selling author of The Wisdom of Walt: Leadership Lessons from the Happiest Place on Earth and Beyond the Wisdom of Walt: Life Lessons from the Most Magical Place on Earth. Known as Dr. Disneyland, he teaches the only accredited college course on the History of Disneyland. He is an international Disney motivational speaker, higher education administrator, university professor, and leadership/success coach. He has more than thirty-five years of professional speaking experience and nearly twenty years’ experience leading teams in higher education and teaching more than twenty different college courses. He attributes his passion for Disney parks to his love of history, story, and success. He believes the parks teach us some of life’s greatest lessons—as long as you know their history, know what to look for, and you are willing to connect it all to your own story. Jeff lives in Riverside, California with his family. When he is not speaking, teaching or writing, Jeff enjoys spending as much time as possible in “The Happiest Place on Earth." Join us as we learn to apply the wisdom and leadership of Walt Disney to our life and work. Find out more at http://terryweaver.com and join Terry at the Thing at http://thething.live .