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Welcome to the WDW & Beyond Podcast - Your podcast for Walt Disney World and Beyond! Join our stellar panel of passionate Disney die-hards as we debate all things in the Disney universe and keep you up to date on the latest news, all while having the time of our lives. Join us!
 
This podcast is for aspiring entrepreneurs and those that want to become a designer and implementor of great software solutions. We look at the whole skill set that makes a great developer. This includes tech skills, business and entrepreneurial skills, and life-hacking so you have the time to get the job done while still enjoying life,
 
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Hempire is a weekly show dedicated to exploring the non-psychoactive side of the cannabis plant. Hemp was once a cornerstone of the American economy and is currently used in over 25,000 products including paper, textiles, construction materials, health food, and fuel. Tune in and discover all there is to know about this wonder crop that is now making an historic comeback.
 
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Holidays and vacations are meant to recharge us. They help us maintain or restore a positive focus and improve productivity. Nevertheless, we want to avoid too much of a good thing. A long vacation of a week or more can be highly renewing. However, we can also lose focus, momentum and miss opportunities. Retrospection And A Positive Focus The slow …
 
We are starting into that time of year where you might be most busy or struggle to find meaningful work. For those that are experiencing the latter, this episode is to help us embrace downtime. There are two important considerations during these times. First, we want to avoid backsliding on our progress and momentum. However, we also want to rest a…
 
Welcome O'Hana family! It is WDW&B Movie Club This time we discuss the animation short that Shannon's favorite Disney attraction is based on: The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad. Join us as we discuss fun facts, favorite characters, scenes and quotes along with ranking it at the end. Thank you for listening and please visit us at WDWBeyond.com, …
 
Welcome O'Hana family!! Rob is joined by Danielle and Gregory to do Disney Scene It. They are giving something in Walt Disney World and have to say the first thing that comes to their mind - a la Phoebe's game on "Friends" Play along - you might be surprised by their and your own answers. Thank you for listening and please visit us at WDWBeyond.com…
 
Welcome O'Hana family! Happy Halloween!! It is WDW&B Movie Club This time we discuss a favorite The Haunted Mansion. Join us as we discuss fun facts, favorite characters, scenes and quotes along with ranking it at the end. Thank you for listening and please visit us at WDWBeyond.com, our Facebook page at WDW & Beyond Podcast and follow us on Instag…
 
We finish the season of interviews with a discussion of how to set a pace that leads to success. We often refer to milestones and steady progress as productivity tools. However, here are some steps you can take to find success. Sometimes the most significant obstacle is our focus and prioritization. Set A Pace - Assume A Marathon The side hustle is…
 
The season of interviews is wrapping up. First, however, I want to share some points about achieving goals and setting them. This past season was a little different from other ones for the podcast. It required a different approach. That has helped me gain new insight into ways we can plan out milestones and find ways to hit them. It is not easy and…
 
Welcome O'Hana family! Mike, Maureen and Kait join Rob to discuss their Awesome week spent at WDW including October 1st where everyone was together to celebrate Walt Disney World's 50th Celebration. Thank you for listening and please visit us at WDWBeyond.com, our Facebook page at WDW & Beyond Podcast and follow us on Instagram at @wdwbeyond.…
 
The greatest blessing you can have is to find joy in your work. It is a cliché to say you will never work a day in your life. However, that does not mean it is also not a true statement. Jeff Dillon has found that and plans on retiring to focus on what brings him joy. This situation may be a perfect example of how to enjoy the challenge of the job …
 
One of the challenges of building a community is providing enough value to the members. That requires a community effort from almost the start. We continue our interview with Jeff Dillon, discussing the obstacles they face at Ed Tech connect. Chicken And Egg Addressed Through Community Effort It all comes down to a "which is first" problem, also kn…
 
Welcome O'Hana family!! Rob has Shannon, Danielle & Gregory along with our Facebook O'hana family joining us to discuss the Awesome week spent at WDW including October 1st where everyone was together to celebrate Walt Disney World's 50th Celebration. Thank you for listening and please visit us at WDWBeyond.com, our Facebook page at WDW & Beyond Pod…
 
We continue the interview with Jeff Dillon of Ed Tech Connect with a solution for finding software. That is not a simple problem to solve in the modern world of dozens and might be hundreds of options. There are solutions that partially or completely address your needs. However, you need a way to reduce those options to a few and then one. Finding …
 
We start the next set of interviews with a discussion about technology in higher ed with Jeff Dillon. He has spent his career in this area of focus and has a wealth of ideas. These are applicable to multiple verticals as you will find during our conversation. Of course, if you are in the world of higher ed, you will likely find his site invaluable.…
 
Welcome O'Hana family!! Play along with Danielle & Gregory as Rob ask them questions about Walt Disney World - the answers have to do with numbers. Who won and did you beat them? Thank you for listening and please visit us at WDWBeyond.com, our Facebook page at WDW & Beyond Podcast and follow us on Instagram at @wdwbeyond.…
 
We take a break from our interviews and a wealth of recommendations to review how to apply these. There is a technical fit and organizational fit for solutions of all types. It is critical that you know how these may fit your specific situation. Technical Fit The idea of technical fit is possibly the easiest to see from the outside. There are speci…
 
The last part of our interview episodes with Krishna Mohan dive into how he helps companies grow. The primary concept is planning for growth. However, we also need to ensure we give the changes time to be effective. Krishna often sees this as an annual approach and that fits well with budgets, resources, and incorporates seasonal differences where …
 
We continue our discussion with Krishna Mohan with a focus on the question, "are you ready for growth". Everyone wants to grow their business. However, not everyone is truly ready to pay the price in focus and effort to do so. There are risks and investments required. We start there and then move into the concepts of working in your business as opp…
 
This episode starts a discussion with Krishna Mohan. We start with some of his background and a journey from specific experiences to building general solutions. This is a story about converting your unique experience and approach into something that is a fit for others that they may not have found otherwise. A Typical Start There is a lot of Krishn…
 
Welcome O'Hana family!! Join in and answer the questions that Rob throws at Mike, Danielle & Gregory. Rob takes them around the Magic Kingdom and ask various questions about their favorite things. We would love to hear what yours are. Thank you for listening and please visit us at WDWBeyond.com, our Facebook page at WDW & Beyond Podcast and follow …
 
This episode offers a side trip during the interviews season and focuses on meaningful discussions. We have mentioned difficult discussions. However, the important ones are the ones that teach us and provide experience without having to experience failure. We can find them anywhere and just need to go into them with an intent to go deeper. Meaningf…
 
Here is a bonus episode in our interview with Sam McNeill. They provide a memorable marketing sort of tool known as insta-hit. He mentioned this during the interview, and it is impressive to see it in action. That gives us an excellent launching pad for talking about ways to stick in the mind of your customers. Use What You Have For Memorable Marke…
 
We wrap up the main part of the conversation with Sam McNeill as we mention difficult conversations. That is a perfect start for his stories about building a team and maintaining high morale. Next, we discuss roles and cross-training in the wild without getting into the academic terms and suggestions. Take notes as this is a valuable conversation. …
 
We continue our multi-part series of interviews with Sam McNeill with a look at when things go wrong and an examination of leaders. There are times that we go a little off the rails and times where things go completely awry. The way you respond can help keep the former from stumbling into the latter. When Things Go Wrong, And They Will Sam has a hi…
 
We continue our interview with Sam with a deeper dive into enthusiasm. He describes how his love of his job helps him to win customers. However, that is just the beginning. He then goes into some excellent examples of how professionalism leads to customer success. There is more to winning over customers than simply getting that sale. He walks us th…
 
We start our next series of interviews with an example of what happens when you love your job. Sam McNeill is highly successful and entertaining because of the energy he brings. You will see that as we go through a discussion of his background, his challenges, and becoming a key part of the success of a company he loves, SongDivision. A Natural Tal…
 
Welcome O'Hana family!! Mike is joined by his wife, Maureen and daughter, Kaitlyn to discuss their BIG plans when they get to spend a week in WDW in early September. Listen to what they have planned and in store for the Nelsons return to WDW Thank you for listening and please visit us at WDWBeyond.com, our Facebook page at WDW & Beyond Podcast and …
 
We jump into a discussion about repetition as key to your brand success. However, the next topic of style stages is just as critical. Then, we touch on several nuggets and suggestions to wrap up our interview with DP. He provides a few challenges and valuable insight to leave you with plenty of food for thought. Style Stages A key concept for this …
 
This episode starts right away with a continuation of the niche brands discussion. We then move to DP's thoughts on social media and using those tools. He even moves into examples of live-streaming and ways to use these tools no matter your strengths. Niche Brands - Livestream Anything DP dropped a couple of examples that are highly niche right out…
 
We dig into the ways to build a non-fiction brand in episode two. The focus is on brand first principles and sticking to truth in building upon it. DP starts with his "a-ha" moment that took years to develop. Then he weaves a series of points to help us build a brand, personal or otherwise. Write Some Stuff The non-fiction idea started with a simpl…
 
We continue our interviews with the first part of our discussion with the author of nonfiction brands - DP Knudten. His book sparked my interest, and now we get to sit down and talk to him. We cover a lot about brands, both personal and corporate. Thus, you will have a better grasp of these concepts after listening to him. NonFiction Brands - Sell …
 
We wrap up the interview with Dale L. Roberts sharing his professional publishing secret. He tells us to get started and be consistent. However, he shows us that a love of our work is always key to success. We need the drive to be successful, and the more we love our work, the more that comes naturally to us. Professional Publishing Secret - Burn T…
 
An interview of a self-publishing expert is not complete without a discussion of "publish wide." That refers to the many platforms available to publish your book. It includes traditional print books, audiobooks, and e-books. Therefore, the conversation with Dale L. Roberts continues to look at how we can grow to reach people. We learn it does not m…
 
Welcome O'Hana family!! Join us on our New Series: WDW 50th History Series This episode we talk about Pre-Opening / Planning a Whole New World Thank you for listening and please visit us at WDWBeyond.com, our Facebook page at WDW & Beyond Podcast and follow us on Instagram at @wdwbeyond.By BNW Productions
 
We continue our discussion with Dale L. Roberts with a discussion around how to define your audience. That is an important step in any product. Books and written content are no different. We continue the discussion with getting that book written and your first steps in self-publishing. Define Your Audience There are some guides that refer to your i…
 
.This episode starts a new multi-part set of interviews with Dale L. Roberts. He is a guru of self-publishing with dozens of books to his name. The focus is how to get started, platforms you can use, and how to find success in this far-ranging discussion. Our first episode provides background on Dale and getting started. A Self-Publishing Firehose …
 
Welcome O'Hana family!! Join our cast of characters as we talk about What Walt Disney World means to Us. We talk about what it means to us for fun, relaxing and emotionally to be able to go to our "Happiest Place on Earth" Thank you for listening and please visit us at WDWBeyond.com, our Facebook page at WDW & Beyond Podcast and follow us on Instag…
 
This bonus episode for our Tim Stratton interview digs deeper into finding a mentor. First, we look at what makes a good mentor relationship. This is a situation where all parties need to contribute to the goals and receive benefits. Thus, the focus is on the relationship itself and what to look for when you desire a mentor. Finding A Mentor Organi…
 
The last part of the series in the Tim Stratton interview goes into how he got here and touches on mentor relationships. While we stick to the specifics, there are some valuable generalizations to take away from it. We saved the best for last as we wrap up our time with Tim. Mentor Relationships Change We briefly dropped the idea that Timothy has h…
 
Welcome O'Hana family!! Mike and Rob are joined by Our Facebook Live family on a Sunday Morning to talk about the recent Disney news and upcoming things for Walt Disney World's 50th Thank you for listening and please visit us at WDWBeyond.com, our Facebook page at WDW & Beyond Podcast and follow us on Instagram at @wdwbeyond.…
 
This episode of our interview with Timothy Stratton delves into experiences and how to be a better manager. We compare notes on what has worked for us and traits of those we seek to emulate. While the focus is on developer managers, there are many general suggestions as well. The Better Manager Summary There are many traits of a good manager. We hi…
 
We continue our discussion with Timothy Stratton with a dive into continuing education and how to keep up in the fast-moving world. There are always job responsibilities to address that keep our time at a premium. We talk about finding ways to stay up-to-date and the cost of this career path. The Cost of Continuing Education Let's start with the ba…
 
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