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Disney Institute growing its business consulting role

The Disney Institute started as a dream of Michael Eisner that guests coming to the resort would carve out a bit of their time to learn something of they way Disney crafts its magic brand. Turns out, not so much. … Continue reading

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Bob Billingslea, Disney World’s Minority-Outreach VP, retiring

Bob Billingslea is the Walt Disney Co.’s vice president of corporate urban affairs, which puts him in charge of the company’s minority-outreach efforts. He’s been active in the community and the Urban League and has served the mouse and the … Continue reading

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Bob Iger will depart as Disney CEO in 2015

In an announcement that seems a bit out of the blue, CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger announced he will step down from that role in 2015 and leave the company entirely in 2016. At that point Iger … Continue reading

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Risk and Reward, is Disney Parks & Resorts on the Right Track?

With the recent announcement of an Avatar themed land and attractions coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdoms and the troubled opening of Disney’s first Hawaiian resort, Aulani, a lot of the conversation has settled on the types of risks the Walt … Continue reading

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Disney Parks Chief Is Every Cast Member

I love this little skit from D23 that Ricky Brigante caught and put up on youtube. It shows Disney Parks & Resorts President Tom Staggs doing a variety of cast member jobs as he takes over the position from Jay … Continue reading

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