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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Cockerell goes through his strategies in a very familiar, easy to read style, with stories throughout, in order to v Most likely, a 4.

In chapter 1, the author describes the generosity of many of the cast members which is how Disney refers to its employees in donating time and money to help those employees affected by hurricanes. Please creahing again later.

Creating Magic Teacher’s Guide

Cockerell says right in the title that it is common sense, but it is amazing how many people don’t use common sense. Give an example of each. But as Lee demonstrates, great leadership isn’t about mastering impossibly complex management theories. Cast members saved time and the company saved money in cleaning costs.

Note that many of the stories here are aimed at leaders of large companies. Think of someone you know who does. USAA and why I love them. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


This book is a good reminder of what it means to lead people for the success of an organization.

Creating Magic by Lee Cockerell

What kinds of helpful, productive ideas could you conceive at your job? Return to Book Page. Most of the strategies expounded within are, as the subtitle suggests, common sense. The only thing that really surprised me was that Cockerell takes credit for a number of changes within Disney and other places he worked, including pushing pin trading and putting full-size ironing boards in hotel les.

How about at home? Creating Magic Through Thinking. I recommend this book for Disney fans and people who want to become better business leaders. Apple Audible downpour eMusic audiobooks. Quotes from Creating Magic.

I highly recommend this book. We can all increasingly create magic, and apply that magic in our work lives for the betterment of ourselves, our guests, our cast members, and our businesses. Basically Cockerell tells you to hire the right people.

Most likely, a 4. Why is it valuable for leaders to maintain this awareness? There are 10 leadership strategies that each have their own chapter. In Creating Magiche demonstrates how students can become great leaders, regardless of background or occupational aspirations.

Do you have a passion for your job?

Jagic used this book as a study guide over several months and it gave cause to stop, ponder, and reflect on ways that we were incorporating these strategies into our own leadership situation mine as an elementary principal.

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And in Creating Magic, he shares the leadership principles that not only guided his own journey from a poor farm boy in Oklahoma to the head of operations for a multibillion dollar enterprise, but that also soon came to form the cultural bedrock of the world’s number one vacation destination.

Dec 23, Chris rated it liked it Shelves: I listened to it in 2 days creatinb a good sign when I want to keep creatign. This is a management book from the man who was head of operations at Disney World for many years. It is clear that Cockerell has spent his career, illustrious as it may be, in a single industry An acceptable introductory book on leadership, geared specifically towards service industries.

The more objective a leader remains in finding the best employees possible, the better the resulting outcome. I began to read it as a different way to say that “people are losing their jobs because we ccreating that we could do three jobs with one person. Oct 14, Pages Buy.

How could a manager encourage generosity without coming on too strong or being thought of as pushy?

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