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Pete's Points

Daily One Minute Leadership and Business Strategies for the Busy Supervisor, Manager, or CEO from Pete Blank. Pete has been a TV Sportscaster, Disney University Leader, and Training and Development Manager.... Show More

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Performance Excellence was rolled out in 1997 in Disney Theme Parks and Resorts as a way to communicate a consistent strategy of "what we do and why we do it" for all Disney Cast Members.  Pete Blank, former Disney University leader, continues the lessons of Disney Heritage and Traditions portion of Performance Excellence, and encourages his listeners to see how they can apply some of these lessons in their own leadershi... Read more

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Performance Excellence was rolled out in 1997 in Disney Theme Parks and Resorts as a way to communicate a consistent strategy of "what we do and why we do it" for all Disney Cast Members.  Pete Blank, former Disney University leader, continues the lessons of Disney Heritage and Traditions portion of Performance Excellence, and encourages his listeners to see how they can apply some of these lessons in their own leadershi... Read more

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Sundays are for Leadership by Proverbs.  Pete Blank shares a message today about listening skills from the Proverbs Chapter 8 32-36.

32 “Now then, my children, listen to me;
    blessed are those who keep my ways.
33 Listen to my instruction and be wise;
    do not disregard it.
34 Blessed are those who listen to me,
    watching daily at my doors,
    waiting at my doorway.
35 For those... Read more

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Pete Blank shares a lesson around one of the six legs of the roach.  Live Up! means Leaders do what they say.  What happens when leaders share commonly used phrases and then do not live out those words.  This short flash briefing explains. 

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Performance Excellence was rolled out in 1997 in Disney Theme Parks and Resorts as a way to communicate a consistent strategy of "what we do and why we do it" for all Disney Cast Members.  Pete Blank, former Disney University leader, shares the Disney Heritage and Traditions portion of Performance Excellence, and encourages his listeners to see how they can apply some of these lessons in their own leadership journey.  Read more

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Performance Excellence was rolled out in 1997 in Disney Theme Parks and Resorts as a way to communicate a consistent strategy of "what we do and why we do it" for all Disney Cast Members.  Pete Blank, former Disney University leader, shares the Disney Heritage and Traditions portion of Performance Excellence, and encourages his listeners to see how they can apply some of these lessons in their own leadership journey.  Read more

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Performance Excellence was rolled out in 1997 in Disney Theme Parks and Resorts as a way to communicate a consistent strategy of "what we do and why we do it" for all Disney Cast Members.  Pete Blank, former Disney University leader, shares the Disney Heritage and Traditions portion of Performance Excellence, and encourages his listeners to see how they can apply some of these lessons in their own leadership journey.  Read more

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Performance Excellence was rolled out in 1997 in Disney Theme Parks and Resorts as a way to communicate a consistent strategy of "what we do and why we do it" for all Disney Cast Members.  Pete Blank, former Disney University leader, shares the Disney Heritage and Traditions portion of Performance Excellence, and encourages his listeners to see how they can apply some of these lessons in their own leadership journey.  Read more

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Performance Excellence was rolled out in 1997 in Disney Theme Parks and Resorts as a way to communicate a consistent strategy of "what we do and why we do it" for all Disney Cast Members.  Pete Blank, former Disney University leader, shares the Disney Heritage and Traditions portion of Performance Excellence, and encourages his listeners to see how they can apply some of these lessons in their own leadership journey.  Read more

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Sundays are all about Leadership by Proverbs.  Today Pete Blank tackles Proverbs 8:12-14 which is all about Wisdom, sanity, and doing good.

12 “I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence;
    I possess knowledge and discretion.
13 To fear the Lord is to hate evil;
    I hate pride and arrogance,
    evil behavior and perverse speech.
14 Counsel and sound judgment are mine;
    I have insight, I ... Read more

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Pick Up the Roach! is all about the six legs of leadership.  Today, Pete Blank shares a story from Japan that is all about the work culture and gender roles and parental leave.  This news story aligns with Ham Up! - Leaders drive the culture.

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In the late 1960's Bruce Tuckman came up with a theory of team development that is still in use today.  Pete Blank spends time this week sharing the four (or five) stages of team development.  They are:

  • Forming
  • Storming
  • Norming
  • Performing
  • Adjourning
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    In the late 1960's Bruce Tuckman came up with a theory of team development that is still in use today.  Pete Blank spends time this week sharing the four (or five) stages of team development.  They are:

  • Forming
  • Storming
  • Norming
  • Performing
  • Adjourning
  • Share
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    In the late 1960's Bruce Tuckman came up with a theory of team development that is still in use today.  Pete Blank spends time this week sharing the four (or five) stages of team development.  They are:

  • Forming
  • Storming
  • Norming
  • Performing
  • Adjourning
  • Share
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    In the late 1960's Bruce Tuckman came up with a theory of team development that is still in use today.  Pete Blank spends time this week sharing the four (or five) stages of team development.  They are:

  • Forming
  • Storming
  • Norming
  • Performing
  • Adjourning
  • Share
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    In the late 1960's Bruce Tuckman came up with a theory of team development that is still in use today.  Pete Blank spends time this week sharing the four (or five) stages of team development.  They are:

  • Forming
  • Storming
  • Norming
  • Performing
  • Adjourning
  • Share
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    In today's Leadership by Proverbs, Pete Blank uses Proverbs 8:6-11 to share the power of wisdom and how leaders can and should be looking for it.

    6 Listen, for I have trustworthy things to say;
        I open my lips to speak what is right.
    7 My mouth speaks what is true,
        for my lips detest wickedness.
    8 All the words of my mouth are just;
        none of them is crooked or perverse.
    9 To the... Read more

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    One of the six legs of the Pick Up the Roach! leadership model is Own Up! - Leaders take responsibility.  Pete Blank shares a message that whether you like it or not, many leaders are viewed as role models.

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    Pete Blank continues sharing information this week with five additional tips on how to build high-trust leaders.  Based on the work of Steven M. R. Covey, the next five trust building traits are as follows:

  • Confront Reality
  • Clarify Expectations
  • Listen First
  • Keep Commitments
  • Extent Trust
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    Pete Blank continues sharing information this week with five additional tips on how to build high-trust leaders.  Based on the work of Steven M. R. Covey, the next five trust building traits are as follows:

  • Confront Reality
  • Clarify Expectations
  • Listen First
  • Keep Commitments
  • Extent Trust
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