From Senator To Stage – My Next Event with President Barack Obama

I'll never forget the first time we met. (Like any good Disney story, there always must be a great "Once upon a time" intro, right?) He was a young Senator at the time, and I was lucky enough to give him his first pair of custom Mickey Mouse ears. Little did I know that this interaction would be the first of many wonderful stunts that we would collaborate on. And now, again we are about to add another event to our list! President Barack Obama [...]

2020-04-08T17:41:42+00:0013 February, 2020|Creativity, Innovation, Re-Expression, Think Different|

Let’s Make Some Magic

Let’s Make Some Magic Magic, by definition, cannot be explained. It’s a sequence of events that, even when followed with a close eye, still leaves audiences mystified and mesmerized. Now, when we think of magic, we think of dark theatres, capes, and rabbits in oversized top hats. But the truth is, magic can be found nearly everywhere. Any time there is a staggering gap between what’s expected and what’s delivered – a gap so wide that it can’t be explained – you’re experiencing magic. That [...]

Re-Expression & The Power Of Words

When you are trying to solve for something, simply a re-expression of your challenge with a new choice of word, or words can get you to a very different place.   SuperCaliFragiListicExpiAliDocious. “Even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious," the power of this extraordinary word --and words in general-- cannot be underestimated.   What’s in a Word? - Walt Disney was the master of Re-Expression. Unknown to many, Disneyland was built in just 364 days, opening to the public on July 17, 1955. With about [...]