Season Two of Leadership Life Stories examines Disney leadership as The Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida celebrates its 50th anniversary.
In this episode, Part 2 of a two-part interview, hosts Rebecca Morgan and J.B. Adams welcome Barry Jacobson, former leader in Disney’s premium experiences and events including Disney’s Fairytale Weddings, Golden Oak Homes, and Club 33, and current owner of Barry Jacobson Consulting, where he provides premium design services and helps organizations develop a culture of excellence in the areas of leadership, employee engagement, and customer service.
Our guest describes his definition of success and accomplishments associated with leveraging his network to solve problems, his greatest adversity regarding being ambitious and persevering through disappointments, and shares his best leadership advice.
03:28 — Greatest accomplishment — Defining success as the culmination of combined effort; leveraging a network of relationships; problem-solving
17:51 — Greatest adversity — Acknowledging that ambition can lead to disappointment, showing perseverance
26:09 — Best leadership advice, “Be a disruptor.”
Barry Jacobson Consulting — https://www.barryjacobsonconsulting.com/
The Awesome Leader League — https://theawesomeleader.com/
Guest — Barry Jacobson, https://www.linkedin.com/in/barry-jacobson/
Host — Rebecca Morgan, https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebeccapmorgan/
Host — J.B. Adams, https://www.linkedin.com/in/adamslearning/
Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. — https://victormediagroup.co/
Creator — J.B. Adams
Executive Producer — Gerard Mitchell
Audio Design — Michael Orlowski
Mixing and Editing — Manni Simon