Episode 54||54||54: Creating Disney’s Culture and Becoming a Better Leader | Lee Cockerell

Are you taking daily action that contributes to your legacy?

Today’s guest, Lee Cockerell, is the former Executive Vice President of Operations for Walt Disney World Resorts. As a senior operating executive, he led a team of more than 40,000 cast members and left a legacy that includes the Disney Great Leaders Strategies, which has been used to train more than 7,000 leaders.

In this episode, Lee shares how you can cast a vision, create a culture, and leave a lasting legacy on a massive scale.

We recorded this conversation as part of our monthly ONE Thing webinar series. Every month, we feature an incredible author so that you can learn directly from them and ask questions. If you want to sign up for our next FREE monthly webinar, head over to the1thing.com/webinars.

The ONE thing to takeaway from this episode


At the heart of this conversation is a message about personal accountability. You control how you show up in the world – do you think about the type of legacy you want to leave and are the actions you take on a daily basis lining up with that vision?What is the ONE thing you can do on a daily basis, from this episode, that will make everything else easier or unnecessary?||At the heart of this conversation is a message about personal accountability. You control how you show up in the world – do you think about the type of legacy you want to leave and are the actions you take on a daily basis lining up with that vision?What is the ONE thing you can do on a daily basis, from this episode, that will make everything else easier or unnecessary?||At the heart of this conversation is a message about personal accountability. You control how you show up in the world – do you think about the type of legacy you want to leave and are the actions you take on a daily basis lining up with that vision?What is the ONE thing you can do on a daily basis, from this episode, that will make everything else easier or unnecessary?