New Book! Disney’s Hollywood Studios: From Show Biz to Your Biz

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This newest book by J. Jeff Kober celebrates Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and the stories, tales, and lessons behind it! I am so very excited to announce my newest book, Disney’s Hollywood Studios: From Show Biz to Your Biz, published by Theme Park Press. I’m thrilled that it’s available in time for this week’s 25th silver anniversary of Disney’s … Read more

Celebrating the Influence of Stephen R. Covey

Based on Stephen R. Covey's teachings, I crafted my own planner as a young consultant at Walt Disney World working above the Venetian Palace at Epcot's Italy. I felt I was truly a "Renaissance Man".

I remember seeing Stephen R. Covey for the first time. It was in the atrium of the newly opened Tanner building at Brigham Young University. I was an undergraduate in search of more than a degree–I was looking for a future career. This was a couple of years before Covey’s infamous Seven Habits of Highly … Read more

Insights on Disney’s Bob Iger

You absolutely must read Harvard Business Review’s interview of Bob Iger by Adi Ignatius. At least, you ought to listen to the audio interview. Bob talks about the challenges in becoming CEO. He talks about his predecessor and his responsibility as second in command to be loyal to the one in charge. He also expresses respect to … Read more