Walt Disney: A Victim of the Attack on “National Symbols”

More than a decade has passed since Meryl Streep caused an uproar in Hollywood when she attacked Walt Disney as a man who “had some racist proclivities and supported an anti-Semitic industry lobbying group and was a gender bigot.” She made these remarks during a National Board of Review awards ceremony while giving an award … Read more

Has Disney Lost the Magic by Going WOKE?

For the better part of 97 years, from 1923-2020, The Walt Disney Company has embraced their founder’s vision – to provide the finest in family entertainment. Sure there were times when they strayed, for example from 1972-1984 they continually refused to take risks, constantly asking “What would Walt do?”  Then from 1995-2005, CEO Michael Eisner … Read more

“The Love Bank” – The Power of Customer Engagement

  “When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.” – Dalai Lama   During this past holiday season, Lynn and I were often delighted by the refreshing reports of random acts of kindness that … Read more

Dream Retreat – The Disney Way – Review

Review by Jeff Merhige, Executive Director, Joe C Davis YMCA Outdoor Center/Camp Widjiwagan YMCA of Middle Tennessee   “Dream, Believe, Dare and Do has been a guiding philosophy in our management since being introduced to it by Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson. Recently Bill came to Nashville and led a day retreat we title Dream … Read more

Samsung Interviews Bill Capodagli – Watch for An Update!

Recently, The Disney Way was translated and published in Korea!  Samsung reported that the book is being read by numerous scholars, students and opinion leaders with “great impression.”  Recently, Samsung interviewed Bill for a special news program on the future of retail and how Disney has realized success in the retail marketplace. Watch for an update on … Read more