The Disney Driven Life With Jeff Dixon RETRO REPLAY!
Today, Howie and Ryan are replaying a classic episode from season 2, and what a show it is! Howie and Ryan are incredibly lucky to welcome Jeff Dixon on the show today. Jeff is the author of the Key to the Kingdom series which is a fictional series of four books that follows the adventures of Grayson Hawkes as he attempts to solve a complicated series of puzzles laid out by none other than the man himself, Walt Disney. Jeff recently broke from this series and wrote a book called The Disney Driven Life. This book is more of a guidebook that not only guides you through the Magic Kingdom but also guides you through lessons you can learn from each attraction that ultimately helps you be the best version of yourself. In Jeff’s own words “ A Disney-driven life is a life where you move beyond being a person loaded with potential and become a person who lives up to that potential.” Jeff has unique and rich experiences that he draws from to write his books. He grew up in Florida and remembers a time before Walt Disney World existed. He has seen it grow and change and he has even worked for the Mouse. In his day job, Jeff serves as the Transformational Architect at The Church @ 434 in Central Florida.
In today’s episode, we spend the majority of our time listening to Jeff talk about some of his favorite examples from the book and how they can impact us as educators. We discuss what lessons we can learn from the attractions and how studying a little bit of the history of Walt, can have a great impact on the learning and engagement of our students. We hope you enjoy today’s episode as Jeff shares how his background at Walt Disney World and his current role as a pastor helped him develop into the wonderful storyteller he is today and how we can become the author of our own and our students ', greatest story.
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