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Lee Cockerell
Lee Cockerell” Joins us in a rare behind-the-scenes interview with the former “Executive of “Vice President of Operations of the “Walt Disney World” Resort, responsible for the “ESPN Sports & Recreation Sports Complex. From growing up on a small dairy farm with no air conditioning or indoor plumbing to international leader, Lee Cockerell, a college dropout who was adopted twice, joined the “United States Army, and is now is now a superb spokesmen for the “power” of the “customer” first mantra.

After working with both “Hilton” and “Marriott“, Lee joined “Disney“, where he led a team of over 40,000 “Cast Members worldwide and led operations for resorts, amusement parks, and multiple other attractions. Lee also helped create the “leadership” strategy that “Disney” used for over 7,000 executives through the “Disney Institute. Lee has also authored two books on “leadership” and “customer service“.

Listen as Lee explains how sports, early on in his life helped to lay the foundation of his life, success and discipline; which later led him to understand success and how the same lessons could apply to you. This is truly a motivational interview from one of the best!

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Motivational Quote

“Never give up”  by “Winston Churchill

Lee Cockerell First Job

Lee worked milking cows, at a lumbar yard and as a delivery man.

When Did It Click

Working at Marriott he found his was disliked and feared by fellow employees, and resolved to change his ways.

Healthy Daily Habit

Have a plan and workout every day.

Baseball “Walk Up Song”

The Theme Song from The Movie, “Rocky

Favorite Sports Movie(s)

Cinderella Man

Book Recommendation(s)

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln” by “Doris Kearns Goodwin

Who Would You Invite To Be A Guest

Nelson Mandela

Foundation or Charity Lee Cockerell Supports

City Year

Lee Cockerell Exclusive Access “Behind-The-Scenes” Interview Topic

Lee shares his experience of suffering from Depression. He also how various people have impacted his life and how he what he has learned from both his success and failure. Lee also speaks about his new Leadership App!

Contact Information


What Is Lee Up To These Days?

A Message from Lee…

We just launched our online learning site this week. Check out the Free Trial at; www.Thrive15.com. It is a very unique way to learn about leadership, management and customer service.
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Also you might find value in:

  1. My book “Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies From A Life At Disney”
  2. My Leadership and Management Blog and App
  3. My new book The Customer Rule; The 39 Essential Rules for Delivering Sensational Service
  4. My workshops and keynote speeches at: www.LeeCockerell.com

My email is: Lee@LeeCockerell.com and my phone is: 407-908-2118 if you need to reach me. Take care and have a great day…Lee

PS: My new books, Time Management Magic and Creating Career Magic will be out soon. Watch for them!

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