Questions We’d Ask Michael Eisner

Hello Mr. Eisner,
I’m Ryan McCormick, host & executive producer of the Outer Limits of Inner Truth Radio Show.
Below are some questions we’d love to ask you.
Thanks for your consideration.
Ryan McCormick


NEW YORK - MARCH 12: Founder of the Torante Company Michael Eisner speaks on stage during the Nickelodeon Upfront Presentation at the Hammerstein Ballroom on March 12, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Nickelodeon) *** Local Caption *** Michael Eisner

Questions for Michael Eisner

What were some of the important and best lessons that your dear Friend Frank Wells taught you about life & business?

Have you found that you tend to resonate with people quicker (or have your guard lower) when those people exemplify some of Mr. Wells’ best personal qualities?

You came from an affluent family yet, at the helm of Walt Disney you had incredible foresight on serving the needs middle & lower class families. How were you able to tune into this frequency so well despite never having lived among these classes yourself?

You either created or oversaw the creation of many ionic & original movies and television programs. As of 2017, there appears to be a growing trend towards rebooting TV & movies. Do you agree with this practice? Do you think that reboots are a sign of creative bankruptcy among the entertainment industry? What type of shows would you spearhead into development if you were once again a network president?

In your book “Work In Progress” you frequently shares stories of how you picked many top executives at Walt Disney. However, it appears that when it came to choosing a successor this particular hire took a lot more thought and reflecting. Why is this so? Have you found it difficult to believe that someone is capable of doing a job better or with more dedication than you?

What there ever a point in your career where you felt insecure or you allowed a brief moment of ego gratification to compromise a long term business goal?

What are three ways how Barry Diller made you a better executive and a better person? Do you feel that if he was a lesser competitor that he would impacted your drive for success in any way?

Of all of your three children, which one do you feel has taken the most after you as far as your business acumen goes? What are some of the greatest life lessons that your Sons have taught you?

In your book “Work In Progress“ you talk about seeing the Lion King several times. What is it about this particular film that you love most about it? Does it trigger a series of happy memories within you from your childhood? Have you come up with company changing creative ideas while watching the Lion King?

What Disney character did you resonate with the most and what Disney character do you feel has the most “Michael Eisner” in them?

Of all the agents and manager you worked with over the years, what made Berne Brillstein stand out?

Will you appear on the Outer Limits of Inner Truth Radio Show to answer these questions?

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