Over-managing the things everyone else does

Mickey Mouse being kissed by two women
Mickey can become a little embarrassed when certain things happen.


Disney Institute Speakers
Some of Disney Institute’s finest speakers (except 2nd from right), maybe 2012


Over-managing the same things most under-manage or ignore.

For example, certain traits that Disney is famous for.

Having Disney characters express the full range of human emotions, like Mickey Mouse above.

Having humans express the opposite of typical business emotions, like me above.

Walt taught me us that laughter is no enemy to learning.

Walt said we should take what we do very seriously, but that we shouldn’t take ourselves too seriously.

PS. i’m naturally drawn to over achieve. My goal was to get Mike Reardon, far right, to laugh.

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By jeff noel

Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.