Joseph Lalonde

How To Build A Massive Social Media Following With Bobby Umar

Joseph Lalonde

The Answers From Leadership Podcast Episode 41 We all know social media has become an important part of our lives, even our businesses. Yet many leaders are reluctant to join social media and begin using it to enhance their reach. Why is it people are scared of social media?

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Are You Ready To Lead?

Joseph Lalonde

Leadership is rarely a position that you’re ready for when you walk into the role. Many times, young leaders are thrust into the role of leadership well before they’ve had time to prepare. That’s a scary proposition. And many leaders bow out before their time is done.

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How To Become An Innovative Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Business organizations are looking for the next breakthrough. As a leader, they’re looking to you to be an innovative leader. The big question is: How do I become an innovative leader? That’s what we’re going to look at today.

26 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Transformers 5: The Last Knight

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article I can hardly believe Transformers 5 released this past weekend. Transformers: The Last Knight is Michael Bay’s last outing as the director of the Transformers series. Over the years, I’ve enjoyed seeing the giant transforming robots brought to the big screen.

21 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Tom Cruise’s The Mummy Reboot

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Tom Cruise took over the reigns as the leading character in the new The Mummy movie. Universal Studios is rebooting multiple monster movie franchises to create a Dark Universe.

How To Get Rid Of The Bad Apples

Joseph Lalonde

One Bad Apple Can Spoil The Whole Bunch The energy vampires. The whiners and complainers. And the ones who bring down those around them. These are the bad apples. The ones who are hurting your organization. It can be hard to get rid of the bad apples, but you must. Image by Emilian Robert Vicol.

Stop Living In Fear

Joseph Lalonde

When fear rules your life The last couple of years of my life has been filled with fear. It all started with our dog Zane. He was a great boy but he had a mean streak to him. One that led to a lot of fear in our lives. Over the course of his short life, Zane would snap.

The Struggles Of Being A Remote Leader With Yengyee Lor

Joseph Lalonde

Answers From Leadership Podcast #40 Virtual or remote leadership is becoming more common. You have the ability to lead teams outside of the office. But what do you do to help keep the team connected and working together? Yengyee Lor knows these struggles.

22 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman Movie

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Recent DC movies have fallen flat. Both Batman Versus Superman and Suicide Squad failed to receive praise from critics and viewing audiences alike (though I thought Suicide Squad was an enjoyable movie). June 2nd saw the release of the new Gal Gadot Wonder Woman movie.

The Three Top Priorities of a Great Church Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Time is a valuable asset. There are not enough hours in the day for a church leader to achieve everything they could do. Some of the things leaders spend their time doing produce a low return while other things produce a tremendous return or benefits.

4 Quick Ways To Enhance Your Leadership Skills

Joseph Lalonde

Every leader should constantly be looking to enhance their leadership skills. Without growth, you’re dead in the leadership game. That’s why you must continue to learn and expand your skills.

The 5-Step Process To Bravery

Joseph Lalonde

Answers From Leadership Podcast I was introduced to Adam Kirk Smith by my friend Leo Lampinen a year or two ago. Adam’s created a massive following through his blog and social media accounts. He also knows a thing or two about leadership.

10 Leaders You Need To Follow Today

Joseph Lalonde

Great leaders are also great followers. They seek mentors who will spur them along in their leadership. These follower leaders also know they need to continue to learn and grow. That’s why the follow other leaders. Image by Brittany Laeger.

Develop The Talents Of Your Team

Joseph Lalonde

So, you’ve assembled an amazing team of go-getters. They’ve been rocking sales and bringing in new leads. Then you hit a road block. The awesome team you’ve assembled has stopped growing. And, in doing so, they’re no longer the rock stars you know they are.

Why Employees Leave Your Organization

Joseph Lalonde

Losing an employee can land a damaging blow to you and your organization. Especially when you lose a good employee. And every leader tries to figure out the best way to keep the best. But even those employees will leave at some point. That’s natural.

18 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Hidden Figures

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Hidden Figures is Disney’s latest release telling the story of a team of African-American women who helped NASA send astronaut John Glenn into outer space and return safely.

The Answers From Leadership Podcast Setup

Joseph Lalonde

The last year and a half have been a blast recording the Answers From Leadership podcasts. I’ve got to interview amazing leaders such as Jenni Catron and Michael Bungay-Stainer. The wisdom these leaders have dropped has been amazing.

5 Questions To Ask Every New Team Member

Joseph Lalonde

Onboarding a new team member can be a difficult task. You have to train them, integrate them into the team, and get to know them. Each of these things can be hard in and of themselves. Combine them, and the task is overwhelming.

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Training Still Matters

Joseph Lalonde

How Chick-Fil-A Understands This I feel extremely fortunate to work for Chick-fil-A ; it’s been an amazing ride for over 30 years. One of the things that is the most rewarding are the responses I get when people find out I work for the chicken. Often, their first question is, “Which one?”

7 Bible Verses Every Leader Needs To Memorize

Joseph Lalonde

One of the greatest business books ever written isn’t even considered a business book. Many people call it a religious tome. That book? The Holy Bible. Image by Dwight Stone. There’s so much wisdom contained within the good book.

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12 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Ghost In The Shell

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Ghost In The Shell is a live-action remake of the classic anime of the same name. The live-action Ghost In The Shell features Scarlett Johansson as Major Motoko Kusanagi.

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20 Habits Of Highly Unsuccessful And Ineffective Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

Being a leader is not an easy task. You need to guide those that follow you to achieve a common goal. It has been said that a motivated worker is a productive worker thus a leader must also be a good role model.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Power Rangers

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Whenever I hear Go go Power Rangers I’m instantly transported back to my youth. Those few words remind me of heading home from school and turning on the TV to watch the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers.

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8 Movies With Great Leadership Lessons

Joseph Lalonde

Learn leadership from the big screen One thing I love to do is watch the latest and greatest movie in the theater. Seeing a motion picture on the big screen provides a different viewing perspective. You’re able to sit in the theater’s leather recliner.

6 Things You Should Stop Doing As A Leader

Joseph Lalonde

When you’re a leader, a lot is required of you. You’re called upon to cast vision. You’re supposed to lead with unwavering conviction. You’re expected to do stuff. But something that Peter Drucker once said struck me: We spend a lot of time teaching our leaders what to do.

22 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article I believe everyone was surprised when the first movie in the Guardians Of The Galaxy series released. The movie did surprisingly well and movie audiences left the theater blown away. I know I did. When Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 was announced, I was stoked.

13 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Sully

Joseph Lalonde

O n January 15th, 2009, the pilot of US Airways Flight 1549 had a choice to make. Do we try to make it back to LaGuardia, land at Teterboro Airport, or make a crash landing in the Hudson River.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Disney’s Moana

Joseph Lalonde

Disney’s latest animated feature film is the hit success Moana. Moana is about a Pacific Islander who has to partner with the demigod Maui. I’ll be honest, I was a bit hesitant going into the movie because of the mythology of the characters.

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The Importance Of Stretching Your Leadership With Jon Stolpe

Joseph Lalonde

Answers From Leadership Podcast Episode 30 Leadership requires a constant stretching of our current skill set. Answers From Leadership podcast guest Jon Stolpe knows this all too well. Jon is a Christ-follower first and foremost, and also a husband and father.

10 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From The Intern

Joseph Lalonde

I loved the idea for the new Anne Hathaway and Robert De Niro movie The Intern. In it, Hathaway’s company wanted to infuse old-school wisdom into their budding internet business. They do this by bringing in new interns.

Use Your Weakness

Joseph Lalonde

A lot of research has been done in the science of strengths and weaknesses. Most research tells us that we need to stay in our strength zones. And I’m a strong believer that we see the greatest results when we apply our strengths to what we’re doing.

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18 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Post With Disney’s $4 billion acquisition of the Star Wars license in October of 2012, a lot of things have changed. One of those changes is that new movies based in the Star Wars universe are rolling out on a regular basis.

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Become A Beacon Of Hope

Joseph Lalonde

Great leaders take a stand and call for others to come along on the journey. They point towards hope and say “There we go! That’s where we need to head.” ” These impactful leaders become a beacon of hope for those they lead.

5 Leadership Lessons From My Tour Of Chick-Fil-A Headquarters

Joseph Lalonde

O n my recent trip to Atlanta for the Catalyst Conference , I had the pleasure to tour the headquarters of Chick-Fil-A. To say it was a humbling experience would be putting it mildly.

7 Things Leaders Do To Frustrate Their Team

Joseph Lalonde

A fter years of being in a leadership position, we can forget what it was like to be on a team with someone over us. We forget the frustrations we felt when we thought the boss was being unfair. We no longer remember what it was like to be, as some call it, a peon. Those days are gone.

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What Bad Leaders Can Do To An Organization

Joseph Lalonde

J im Collins in his book Good to Great shares that we need to get the right people in the right seats on the right bus. As leaders, we know this is crucial.

Take Five Everyday

Joseph Lalonde

Our days are constantly filled with activity. Looking at our calendars, we see our days are already penciled in. It’s hard to find time to get everything finished. It’s hard to find time to breathe on some days. We feel overwhelmed with everything going on.

How To Find True Success With Michael Teoh – Answers From Leadership Podcast Episode 29

Joseph Lalonde

The Answers From Leadership Podcast The guest for episode 29 of the Answers From Leadership podcast is Michael Teoh. Michael is a global speaker, consultant, and trainer whose passion is geared towards developing the human potential for success. Michael founded Thriving Talents Pte.

15 Leadership Quotes From Star Wars For Star Wars Day

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Star Wars Day is approaching at lightspeed. On May 4th, Star Wars fans will celebrate Star Wars Day. The holiday originated as a pun on May The Force Be With You and falls on May 4th because May the 4th and May The Force sound similar.

33 Book Recommendations From My Friends

Joseph Lalonde

I love consuming the content of books. Men and women have poured their blood, sweat, and tears into crafting a book worth reading. Years of knowledge are condensed into 200 or so words. Or new worlds are available to us when we crack open a book.

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