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Pete's Points

Daily Two 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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October 19, 2020 2 min

The company BambooHR recently surveyed over 1000 people to find out about bad bosses.  Bad Behaviors 6-10 will be covered this week along with commentary from former Disney University Leader Pete Blank.  The final five "Bad Boss Behaviors" for 2020 are:

  • hiring and promoting the wrong people
  • "micromanaging" and not allowing you the "freedom to work"
  • not backing you up in disputes with customers
  • not providing pro...
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    Sundays are for Leadership by Proverbs.  Today, Pete Blank shares his passionate opinion about how this message from Proverbs on "rebuking" can align with all of us who like to argue on Facebook.

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    Saturdays are for Pick Up the Roach!  Today's Leadership Leg of the Roach is Live Up! - Leaders do what they say.  Do you, as a leader, preach work-life balance to your team?  If so, are you heeding your own advice?

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    This week, former Disney University Leader Pete Blank continues sharing his 55 Ways to Add Disney Magic (based on the newly released book by the same name).  This week, Pete covers tips 6-10 which are...

  • Fix all Mistakes with a Guest-First Attitude
  • Learn and Live the Concept of Business Savvy
  • Act Like a Leader At All Times
  • Share your Expectations with your Direct Reports within their First Week
  • Have Awareness beyond your own Department
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    This week, former Disney University Leader Pete Blank continues sharing his 55 Ways to Add Disney Magic (based on the newly released book by the same name).  This week, Pete covers tips 6-10 which are...

  • Fix all Mistakes with a Guest-First Attitude
  • Learn and Live the Concept of Business Savvy
  • Act Like a Leader At All Times
  • Share your Expectations with your Direct Reports within their First Week
  • Have Awareness beyond your own Department
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    On Episode 26 of Leadership and Laughs, Pete Blank and Brian Vagi share leadership tips, have some laughs, and do what they can to help you become a better leader.  This week, they talked about:

  • Leading Off - Three Stories about helping others through volunteering with food, helping with desks, and sharing a new truck
  • Leadership Starts at the Top - Pete shares an article from LifeHack about the Three Common Time Wasters at Work
  • Over/...
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    This week, former Disney University Leader Pete Blank continues sharing his 55 Ways to Add Disney Magic (based on the newly released book by the same name).  This week, Pete covers tips 6-10 which are...

  • Fix all Mistakes with a Guest-First Attitude
  • Learn and Live the Concept of Business Savvy
  • Act Like a Leader At All Times
  • Share your Expectations with your Direct Reports within their First Week
  • Have Awareness beyond your own Department
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    This week, former Disney University Leader Pete Blank continues sharing his 55 Ways to Add Disney Magic (based on the newly released book by the same name).  This week, Pete covers tips 6-10 which are...

  • Fix all Mistakes with a Guest-First Attitude
  • Learn and Live the Concept of Business Savvy
  • Act Like a Leader At All Times
  • Share your Expectations with your Direct Reports within their First Week
  • Have Awareness beyond your own Department
  • Read more
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    This week, former Disney University Leader Pete Blank continues sharing his 55 Ways to Add Disney Magic (based on the newly released book by the same name).  This week, Pete covers tips 6-10 which are...

  • Fix all Mistakes with a Guest-First Attitude
  • Learn and Live the Concept of Business Savvy
  • Act Like a Leader At All Times
  • Share your Expectations with your Direct Reports within their First Week
  • Have Awareness beyond your own Department
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    Sunday's are for Leadership by Proverbs.  Today, Pete Blank shares the idea that you should keep Wisdom as close to you as possible via Proverbs 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 who find me find life
        a...

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    Pick Up the Roach! is all about the six legs of leadership.  One of those is HAM UP which means "Leaders Drive the Culture."  Disney has a huge safety culture and Pete Blank explains why that is a good thing these days.

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    The company BambooHR recently surveyed over 1000 people to find out about bad bosses.  Bad Behaviors 1-5 will be covered this week along with commentary from former Disney University Leader Pete Blank.  The first five "Bad Boss Behaviors" for 2020 are:

  • taking credit for your work
  • not trusting or empowering you
  • not caring if you are overworked
  • not advocating for you around monetary compensation
  • focusing on employee's weaknes...
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    The company BambooHR recently surveyed over 1000 people to find out about bad bosses.  Bad Behaviors 1-5 will be covered this week along with commentary from former Disney University Leader Pete Blank.  The first five "Bad Boss Behaviors" for 2020 are:

  • taking credit for your work
  • not trusting or empowering you
  • not caring if you are overworked
  • not advocating for you around monetary compensation
  • focusing on employee's weaknes...
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    Pete Blank and Brian Vagi bring another fun hour into your home with Episode 25 of Leadership and Laughs! with Pete and Brian.  This week, we did the following:

  • Leading off with Brian:  Three great happy news stories that we tied to Leadership
  • Leadership News of the Week:  Our take on a leadership article written by Marlene Chism on the three hidden forces in decision making
  • Over/Under - the world's most popular leadership statis...
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    The company BambooHR recently surveyed over 1000 people to find out about bad bosses.  Bad Behaviors 1-5 will be covered this week along with commentary from former Disney University Leader Pete Blank.  The first five "Bad Boss Behaviors" for 2020 are:

  • taking credit for your work
  • not trusting or empowering you
  • not caring if you are overworked
  • not advocating for you around monetary compensation
  • focusing on employee's weaknes...
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    The company BambooHR recently surveyed over 1000 people to find out about bad bosses.  Bad Behaviors 1-5 will be covered this week along with commentary from former Disney University Leader Pete Blank.  The first five "Bad Boss Behaviors" for 2020 are:

  • taking credit for your work
  • not trusting or empowering you
  • not caring if you are overworked
  • not advocating for you around monetary compensation
  • focusing on employee's weaknes...
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    The company BambooHR recently surveyed over 1000 people to find out about bad bosses.  Bad Behaviors 1-5 will be covered this week along with commentary from former Disney University Leader Pete Blank.  The first five "Bad Boss Behaviors" for 2020 are:

  • taking credit for your work
  • not trusting or empowering you
  • not caring if you are overworked
  • not advocating for you around monetary compensation
  • focusing on employee's weaknes...
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    Sunday's are for Leadership by Proverbs.  Today, Pete Blank reminds us that Wisdom has been around for a LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG time.

    “The Lord brought me forth as the first of his works,[c][d]
        before his deeds of old;
    23 I was formed long ages ago,
        at the very beginning, when the world came to be.
    24 When there were no watery depths, I was given birth,
        when there were no springs overflowing with water;
    25 before the moun...

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    Pete Blank shares a message around his concept of Pick Up the Roach!  Today, he focuses on "Own Up" which means Leaders Take Responsibility.  Do you allow your employees to fail forward, or fail without fear?

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    Pete Blank, former Disney University Leader and author, has recently published his second book titled 55 Ways to Add Disney Magic to your Organization.  This week, Pete looks at strategies #1 through #5 as they relate to leadership.

  • Make Employee Development a Top Priority
  • Treat your Direct Reports as Valuable Assets
  • Provide Regular One-on-One Meetings with your Direct Reports
  • Harness the Power of Cross-Utilization
  • Be Ready and Able to...
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