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The Mastermind Effect - Brandon Straza EPISODE 80, 26th March 2021
080: Lee Cockerell | Building a Culture Around Trust and Leading with Purpose over Chance
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080: Lee Cockerell | Building a Culture Around Trust and Leading with Purpose over Chance

Hey hey everyone, today we’ve got the Founder of Cockerell Academy, Lee Cockerell. His career has taken him all over the world, from working with the men & women in Baghdad to being the Executive VP of Walt Disney World.

In this episode, Lee talks about asking for help is better than making up an answer. He explains why we need to build a culture around TRUST, & Lee explains how learning to use your time to your advantage by leading with purpose over chance is so important. Check it out!

[00:01 – 02:59] Opening Segment

  • I introduce our guest, Lee Cockerell
  • I briefly talk about the great values that await you in this episode
  • Connect with our guest. See links below.

[03:00 – 18:35] Lee’s learning journey and Masterminds

  • Lee talks about how his learning changed from her early years vs today
  • The role of the internet
  • His learning journey throughout the years
  • Lee talks about his mentors and the masterminds he’s been in
  • The importance of educating and surrounding yourself with the right people
  • How masterminds helped him in resetting and getting himself unstuck

[18:36 – 40:01] Self-Education and Lee’s reality

  • Lee shares his thoughts about Self-education and Traditional Education
  • More informal learning from each other in the classroom
  • What people can expect when they enter the Cockerell Academy and work with Lee
  • Learning about the little things that can make a huge impact to your life
  • Paying attention to what’s going on around you
  • Success stories from people who joined his mastermind/group/event

[40:02 – 50:45] Creating Success

  • A key ingredient/attribute to being successful
  • Building a culture around trust
  • Having mutual respect with other people
  • Exciting things that he has in store for the next 12 months
  • Becoming a better teacher
  • Tips/Tactics Actionable Items from Lee
  • Using your time effectively
  • Be organized
  • Focusing on the things that are most important to you
  • Final Thoughts


Tweetable Quotes:

“If you surround yourself with the right people, and you get rid of the wrong people. It’s amazing how much more you can accomplish.”  - Brandon Straza

“It’s never too late to learn, it’s never too late to get better.” - Lee Cockerell

“If you do things right with your time, you won’t have regrets when you’re older.” - Lee Cockerell

“With the internet and Google, if you don’t know something, it’s your fault. All you have to do is look it up.” - Lee Cockerell

“The more you know, the better decisions you make.” - Lee Cockerell

“There’s only two ways you learn in life: crisis or education.” - Lee Cockerell


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Connect with Lee, send him an email lee@leecockerell.com, call 407-908-2118, or visit https://www.leecockerell.com/ 


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You can connect with me, Brandon Straza, on LinkedIn, Instagram, or send me an email at brandon@thesuccessfinder.com. I’d love to get in touch and talk more about personal development and how you can live past beyond your limits.