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Daily Two Minute Leadership and Business Strategies for the Busy Supervisor, Manager, or CEO from Pete Blank. Pete has been a TV Sportscaster, Disney University Leader, and Training and Development Manager.

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Pick up the Roach is all about the six legs helping you become the best leader you can be.  Today is all about Pick Up! - Leaders remove their blinders.  One way to remove you blinders is to always "look up" when you are at work.

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his five-part series titled "Thoughts of Walt Disney" shares leadership tips from a different perspective.  Pete Blank, former Disney leader, shares thoughts of former Disney employees who worked with Walt Disney as they share a story of Walt that helps us on our leadership journey.

  • Marvin Davis - Imagineer
  • Bill Justice  - Animator
  • Renie Bardeau - Disneyland Photographer
  • Marty Sklar - Imagineering Executive
  • John Hench - Artist
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his five-part series titled "Thoughts of Walt Disney" shares leadership tips from a different perspective.  Pete Blank, former Disney leader, shares thoughts of former Disney employees who worked with Walt Disney as they share a story of Walt that helps us on our leadership journey.

  • Marvin Davis - Imagineer
  • Bill Justice  - Animator
  • Renie Bardeau - Disneyland Photographer
  • Marty Sklar - Imagineering Executive
  • John Hench - Artist
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his five-part series titled "Thoughts of Walt Disney" shares leadership tips from a different perspective.  Pete Blank, former Disney leader, shares thoughts of former Disney employees who worked with Walt Disney as they share a story of Walt that helps us on our leadership journey.

  • Marvin Davis - Imagineer
  • Bill Justice  - Animator
  • Renie Bardeau - Disneyland Photographer
  • Marty Sklar - Imagineering Executive
  • John Hench - Artist
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his five-part series titled "Thoughts of Walt Disney" shares leadership tips from a different perspective.  Pete Blank, former Disney leader, shares thoughts of former Disney employees who worked with Walt Disney as they share a story of Walt that helps us on our leadership journey.

  • Marvin Davis - Imagineer
  • Bill Justice  - Animator
  • Renie Bardeau - Disneyland Photographer
  • Marty Sklar - Imagineering Executive
  • John Hench - Artist
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This five-part series titled "Thoughts of Walt Disney" shares leadership tips from a different perspective.  Pete Blank, former Disney leader, shares thoughts of former Disney employees who worked with Walt Disney as they share a story of Walt that helps us on our leadership journey.

  • Marvin Davis - Imagineer
  • Bill Justice  - Animator
  • Renie Bardeau - Disneyland Photographer
  • Marty Sklar - Imagineering Executive
  • John Hench - Artist
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In this episode of Leadership by Proverbs, Pete Blank takes a look at Proverbs 18:17 which invites us to take a hard look at the idea of speaking up to avoid groupthink.

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Pick up the Roach is all about how to be a better leader.  Today, Pete Blank focuses on Word Up! which means 'leaders own every message.'  The message to be aware of is the word 'family' and how it is used in a work context.

 

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This five-part series focuses on Disney's concept of Performance Excellence.  That is, Disney expects its leaders to set an example for everyone as they work together.  This is what Performance Excellence is all about.  There are many pillars that make up Performance Excellence, and the ones we will focus on this week are below.

Effective Leaders of Performance Excellence:

  • share their vision and belief in the Disney Culture and share their enthusiasm and pride for Disney with their cast
  • display decisiveness and a sense of urgency in achieving goals and objectives
  • promote teamwork to accomplish our business objectives
  • interject a sense of fun, humor, and enjoyment in their work
  • celebrate the victories!
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This five-part series focuses on Disney's concept of Performance Excellence.  That is, Disney expects its leaders to set an example for everyone as they work together.  This is what Performance Excellence is all about.  There are many pillars that make up Performance Excellence, and the ones we will focus on this week are below.

Effective Leaders of Performance Excellence:

  • share their vision and belief in the Disney Culture and share their enthusiasm and pride for Disney with their cast
  • display decisiveness and a sense of urgency in achieving goals and objectives
  • promote teamwork to accomplish our business objectives
  • interject a sense of fun, humor, and enjoyment in their work
  • celebrate the victories!
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This five-part series focuses on Disney's concept of Performance Excellence.  That is, Disney expects its leaders to set an example for everyone as they work together.  This is what Performance Excellence is all about.  There are many pillars that make up Performance Excellence, and the ones we will focus on this week are below.

Effective Leaders of Performance Excellence:

  • share their vision and belief in the Disney Culture and share their enthusiasm and pride for Disney with their cast
  • display decisiveness and a sense of urgency in achieving goals and objectives
  • promote teamwork to accomplish our business objectives
  • interject a sense of fun, humor, and enjoyment in their work
  • celebrate the victories!
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This five-part series focuses on Disney's concept of Performance Excellence.  That is, Disney expects its leaders to set an example for everyone as they work together.  This is what Performance Excellence is all about.  There are many pillars that make up Performance Excellence, and the ones we will focus on this week are below.

Effective Leaders of Performance Excellence:

  • share their vision and belief in the Disney Culture and share their enthusiasm and pride for Disney with their cast
  • display decisiveness and a sense of urgency in achieving goals and objectives
  • promote teamwork to accomplish our business objectives
  • interject a sense of fun, humor, and enjoyment in their work
  • celebrate the victories!
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This five-part series focuses on Disney's concept of Performance Excellence.  That is, Disney expects its leaders to set an example for everyone as they work together.  This is what Performance Excellence is all about.  There are many pillars that make up Performance Excellence, and the ones we will focus on this week are below.

Effective Leaders of Performance Excellence:

  • share their vision and belief in the Disney Culture and share their enthusiasm and pride for Disney with their cast
  • display decisiveness and a sense of urgency in achieving goals and objectives
  • promote teamwork to accomplish our business objectives
  • interject a sense of fun, humor, and enjoyment in their work
  • celebrate the victories!
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In this weeks Leadership by Proverbs, Pete Blank takes a look at Proverbs 18:10 and the concept of a fortified tower.

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Pick Up the Roach is all about being the best leader you can be.  Today's leg is Live Up! which means "leaders do what they say."  In this episode, Pete Blank shares how a simple handshake can validate your words.

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In this 5-part series, Pete Blank shares the five steps of the Guest Experience Cycle.  Walt Disney Parks and Resorts uses this as a baseline for guest experiences, and each of these steps will help you as a leader provide a great customer experience for your guests.

The Guest Experience Cycle is:

  • Anticipation
  • Welcome
  • Experience
  • Farewell
  • Savoring
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In this 5-part series, Pete Blank shares the five steps of the Guest Experience Cycle.  Walt Disney Parks and Resorts uses this as a baseline for guest experiences, and each of these steps will help you as a leader provide a great customer experience for your guests.

The Guest Experience Cycle is:

  • Anticipation
  • Welcome
  • Experience
  • Farewell
  • Savoring
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In this 5-part series, Pete Blank shares the five steps of the Guest Experience Cycle.  Walt Disney Parks and Resorts uses this as a baseline for guest experiences, and each of these steps will help you as a leader provide a great customer experience for your guests.

The Guest Experience Cycle is:

  • Anticipation
  • Welcome
  • Experience
  • Farewell
  • Savoring
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In this 5-part series, Pete Blank shares the five steps of the Guest Experience Cycle.  Walt Disney Parks and Resorts uses this as a baseline for guest experiences, and each of these steps will help you as a leader provide a great customer experience for your guests.

The Guest Experience Cycle is:

  • Anticipation
  • Welcome
  • Experience
  • Farewell
  • Savoring
Play Now

In this 5-part series, Pete Blank shares the five steps of the Guest Experience Cycle.  Walt Disney Parks and Resorts uses this as a baseline for guest experiences, and each of these steps will help you as a leader provide a great customer experience for your guests.

The Guest Experience Cycle is:

  • Anticipation
  • Welcome
  • Experience
  • Farewell
  • Savoring
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Sundays mean Pete's Points is all about Leadership by Proverbs.  Whether you are a Christian or not, these tips from the Book of Proverbs provide timeless leadership lessons for everyone.

Better a little with righteousness
    than much gain with injustice.

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In this Saturday Segment of Pete's Points, we talk about Pick Up The Roach! Leadership Skills.  Today, we focus on WORD UP!...which is all about Leaders Own Every Message.  This is about the importance of the correct use of they're, there, and their.

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In this week's series, Pete Blank shares the departmental values for the Personnel Board of Jefferson County's Training and Organizational Development department, and how you can learn from them to improve your leadership skills and your department's outcomes.  They are:

  • FLAG Overview
  • F - Flexible
  • L - Lively
  • A - Approachable
  • G - Genuine
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In this week's series, Pete Blank shares the departmental values for the Personnel Board of Jefferson County's Training and Organizational Development department, and how you can learn from them to improve your leadership skills and your department's outcomes.  They are:

  • FLAG Overview
  • F - Flexible
  • L - Lively
  • A - Approachable
  • G - Genuine
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In this week's series, Pete Blank shares the departmental values for the Personnel Board of Jefferson County's Training and Organizational Development department, and how you can learn from them to improve your leadership skills and your department's outcomes.  They are:

  • FLAG Overview
  • F - Flexible
  • L - Lively
  • A - Approachable
  • G - Genuine
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