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LYL #057 – Time is Not On Your Side – Lee Cockerell of Disney Fame Talks Time Management

Time is never on your side…you will never get more time in your life. On this episode of The Live Your List Show your hosts Jerrod and Ryan tell you how to not waste time, talk to Lee Cockerell of Disney fame, and even find out if Barack Obama has to wear a seatbelt on Air Force One.  

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Lee Cockerell – Author, Speaker, Former Disney VP

Lee Cockerell

Lee Cockerell is the former Executive Vice President of Operations for the Walt Disney World® Resort. “As the Senior Operating Executive for ten years Lee led a team of 40,000 Cast Members and was responsible for the operations of 20 resort hotels, 4 theme parks, 2 water parks, a shopping & entertainment village and the ESPN sports and recreation complex in addition to the ancillary operations which supported the number one vacation destination in the world.

He is now dedicating his time to public speaking, authoring a book on leadership, management and service excellence titled, Creating Magic…10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies from a Life at Disney. which is now available in 13 languages and his latest book, The Customer Rules…The 39 Essential Rules for Delivering Sensational Service. Lee also performs leadership and service excellence workshops and consulting for organizations around the world as well as for the Disney Institute.

You can find Lee on his website here or his newest book here

Tips on How Manage Your Time Better

1. Time management is a choice. You are the decision maker in your life. If you want to manage your time you must take 100% responsibility of your life…and that includes all of the things you do with your time. 

2. There will always be more. Regardless of how much you can achieve or accomplish in your life, there will always be more to do! 

3. Real work matters. There is real work and there is time filler. When you need to prioritize your time, make sure you are focusing on doing the things that actually matter. 

Nick Collison Pick of the Day

1. Becoming the 1%: How To Master Time Management And Rise To The Top In 7 Days by Dennis Crosby –Becoming the 1% includes The seven techniques that everyone who wants to be successful in time management must know, the only tasks that you should care about, and how to set your goals the right way.


thrive15.com – Thrive15 believes that learning shouldn’t be a chore, it should be fun. So they created what they call Edutainment, it’s their secret formula, you’ll laugh and learn your way to a successful business. 

Lee Cockerell’s promotion code for the Live Your List Show listeners is: magic. 

This Episode’s Fired Up Quotes

“Every minute you spend planning saves 10 in execution.” – Dennis Crosby (Tweet That)

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