AP Podcast – Episode 73: Dr. Duncan Dickson talks about falling in love with the hospitality industry, successful networking, and painting rocks.


Dr. Duncan Dickson is an Associate Professor at UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management where he teaches up-and-coming theme park leaders the finer points of the business.  In this candid conversation, Dr. Dickson discusses his experiences in the early days of the Walt Disney World Resort, the rivalry between Disney and Universal, how the Disney college program came to be and how he learned how to hire people that paint rocks!

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