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Episode 46: Safety & Risk Tolerance in Your Business

Jun 15, 2021

Have you ever made a decision in your small business but thought to yourself afterwards, “was that really a good idea?” In this episode, we’re here to help you navigate safety and risks in your small business, and why you be conscious of both.

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Episode 35: Copyrights & Creativity with Christina Scalera

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Episode 45: Diversity & Inclusion at Disney

Jun 1, 2021

More than 200,000 people are employed by Disney, and it’s their mission to make each of them feel like they truly belong. Listen now to hear about how they’re paving the way in inclusion and how you can use these ideas in your own small business to represent, educate, and empower. 

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Episode 44: Musings on Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

May 18, 2021

In this episode, we’re geeking out over the brand new experience for Star Wars lovers, the Galactic Starcruiser. Even if you don’t consider yourself a Star Wars mega-fan, the innovation employed in the overall experience will be jaw-dropping. Listen now to learn more about the brand-new resort and how they’re using innovation and upsells to delight their customers. 

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Episode 43: Creating New Products With What You Already Have

May 4, 2021

In this episode, we’re sitting down with our guest, Diane Barrowsmith of SixCastleCompany, to discuss Disney’s innovative new offer—Disney Cruise Lines are famous for enhancing the high seas, but recently they have launched a brand new U.K. Staycations with Disney’s Magic at Sea. Listen now for inspiration on creating new revenue streams out of existing resources. 

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Episode 42: How Urgency and Scarcity Boost Sales

Apr 20, 2021

When Disney closed their parks, nobody knew when they’d get back to “normal”… but as vaccinations rise and capacity remains capped, we’re seeing less resort availability for the tail-end of 2021. Combined with a once-in-a-lifetime 50th-anniversary celebration, well, Disney has the perfect storm for demand.

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Episode 41: The 3 Types of People You Need On Your Team

Apr 6, 2021

 In this episode, we discuss how to build an effective team. If you want to make sure all of the dreaming, planning, and doing actually gets done, you’ll want to listen now and discover the 3 types of people you need behind the scenes of your business.

Episode 10: Time, Money, Quality: First-time Hiring Tips

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Episode 40: Measuring the Mosquitoes in Your Business

Mar 23, 2021

Have you ever wondered why you don’t seem to be bit by mosquitoes at Disney World? Today, we’re sharing how Disney uses data to find pesky “hot spots” and adjust their actions accordingly… and we’ll teach you how to use metrics to make decisions in your business. 

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Episode 39: Making the “Right” Business Investments

Mar 9, 2021

It’s no secret there have recently been some major cut-back announcements to the magical experience we all know and love.  In this episode we discuss preparing for the future by looking at trends, cutting expenses, and planning ahead like our friends over at Disney do best. Listen today to hear about how Disney has used the pandemic as an opportunity to reduce or eliminate unprofitable activities.

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Episode 38: How Much Capacity Do You *Actually* Have?

Feb 23, 2021

Within each Disney park, different experiences can vary with how many customers can be accommodated at once. Between the types of products and services you offer and the bandwidth on your schedule, this episode will get you thinking about just how many people you can effectively support. Listen now for ways to determine your capacity, aka how many customers you can actually support at one time. 

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Episode 37: The Why & How Behind Discontinuing Products

Feb 9, 2021

In this episode we’re discussing why Disney is ending the annual pass program at Disneyland and Magical Express at Disney World. Listen now to learn a few tips and tricks for discontinuing a product or service in your business.

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