Joseph Lalonde

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From John Wick 3: Parabellum

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. It all started with a dog. A dog that was slain by someone attacking John Wick (Keanu Reeves) and his home. Now, we’re three films into the John Wick franchise and it only keeps getting better.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Avengers: Endgame

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Last year’s Avengers: Infinity War was the beginning of the end for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This weekend’s Avengers: Endgame movie has forever changed the face of the universe we’ve grown to love over 10 years and 22 movies.

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The Benefits Of Speaking Up

Joseph Lalonde

The Speak Up! Series. There you sit. Your head is down and you’re not offering your opinion. You’re quiet and waiting for the meeting to be over. You have this nagging feeling you should speak up. You believe you have something to offer. Yet, you just can’t speak up.

Why Good Leaders Speak Up

Joseph Lalonde

The Speak Up! Series. Have you ever been in a situation where a bad leader spoke up? He shared a vision isolated to himself. Or he chose to single out one employee and berate him. Bad leaders tend to speak up when something is wrong.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Russian Five

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Most of the movies I attend can be classified as action, suspense, thriller, or comedy. Rarely do I share a Reel Leadership article about a documentary. Today, though, is one of those rare moments and I think you’ll enjoy this one.

Why Great Leaders Extend Grace

Joseph Lalonde

I have never met a leader who didn’t need grace extended to them at one point or another. Every leader has failed at some point in their journey. Some harder than others. I’ve, sadly, seen leaders who have committed some pretty heinous acts.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Pokemon: Detective Pikachu

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. I have fond memories of Pokemon. From the original cartoon to the trading card game to the video games (Pokemon Red and Blue for the original Nintendo Gameboy). I spent countless hours consuming the content of Pokemon and trying to catch them all in the video games.

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Stop Holding Your Tongue

Joseph Lalonde

The Speak Up! Series. There’s a time and a place to hold your tongue. You and I both know this. But we frequently hold our tongue much more than we need to. We have great ideas. They are life-changing or organizational changing ideas. And we hold onto these ideas without speaking up.

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You Have A Voice. Be Heard!

Joseph Lalonde

The Speak Up! Series. Guys… There’s something I need to open up to you about. I struggle with an issue that affects my ability to lead well. It’s hard to admit this but I have difficulty speaking up and being heard. Yup, you heard me right.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Captain Marvel

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The last Marvel Cinematic Universe movie to release before this year’s highly anticipated Avengers: Endgame, released this past Friday. Captain Marvel took to the screen and wowed most audiences.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

What The Pothole Kid From Muskegon Heights Can Teach Us About Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

You're never too young to lead. You may have heard of a young man named Monte Scott. If you haven’t heard of Monte, you may have heard of him referred to by a different name: The Pothole Kid. His nickname is a strange one. The Pothole Kid? Why would anyone want to be called that name?

People Are Waiting To Hear From This Person

Joseph Lalonde

The Speak Up! Series. Psstt! I’ve got a little secret to tell you. I think you’ll want to hear what I have to say on this one. I’ve heard rumblings that there’s someone people want to hear from. It didn’t come as a shock to me.

Sorting The Wheat From The Chaff When It Comes To Leadership Advice

Joseph Lalonde

When you become a leader, everyone will have an opinion about what you’re trying to do. We’re all closest leaders, after all, waiting to have our say. All your friends who never had the guts to go it alone will soon come out of the crack.

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7 Leaders Other Leaders Need To Be Following

Joseph Lalonde

A leader is always learning. He’s finding new mentors and going back to old mentors. Leading is a never-ending learning adventure. One of the easiest ways to continue learning is to follow other leaders. These are people who have been there, done that, and are still going.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Hiccup (Jay Baruchel), Astrid (America Ferrera), Snotlout (Jonah Hill), Tuffnut (Justin Ripple), Ruffnut (Kristen Wiig), and the rest of the How To Train Your Dragon return in the third outing for How To Train Your Dragon.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called ideation rate. Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

The 18 Best Business Books To Read During Your Lunch Break

Joseph Lalonde

The average American reads four books a year. Successful entrepreneurs like Bill Gates read 50. The fact is, reading is a fundamental part of your growth as an entrepreneur or workplace professional.

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The Power Of Your Why

Joseph Lalonde

There is something powerful in knowing your why. This is the reason you’re doing what you’re doing. Whether this is why you lead, why you married your high school sweetheart, or why you continue to serve in ministry.

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Truth Matters

Joseph Lalonde

There’s a sad trend happening in the world today. Truth is becoming relative rather than absolute. What is true for one person is not true for another… Or so people are saying. But because someone says truth is relative, does it make it so? No, and you know this.

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Leadership Lessons From Meru

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Meru documents the first successful ascent of Meru Peak’s Shark Fin route. This ascent was accomplished by three climbers. These climbers are Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, and Renan Ozturk.

Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

Obsess Over The Right Thing

Joseph Lalonde

And it's not your competition. As a business leader, our attention can easily be diverted from the things we should be doing. One of those ways we divert our attention is by obsessing over the wrong things. The biggest wrong thing we focus on is our competition.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Reel Leadership is taking you into a new universe today. We’re bringing you into the Spider-Verse. Yes, the Spider-Verse. What is the Spider-Verse?

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Aquaman

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The DC movie universe has been hit or miss for quite some time. Leadership at DC and Warner Brothers must have taken notice as Aquaman and Wonder Woman has broken from the pack of new comic book movies and been enjoyable.

Why Your Mindset Will Be Your Biggest Struggle

Joseph Lalonde

Do you know what the biggest hurdle to changing your life in 2019 will be? Your biggest hurdle will not be family or friends. Your hurdle won’t be your job or your title. The biggest hurdle you’re going to face is your mindset. The Hurdle Your mindset will cause you to stumble and fall.

19 Leadership Traits To Focus On In 2019

Joseph Lalonde

You’re never done developing your leadership skills. The traits that make for a great leader can always be honed and improved. You only have to focus on what will make you better. But do you know where you need to focus?

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Bohemian Rhapsody

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. There are classic stadium rock anthems everybody knows. Songs such as We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, or Another One Bites The Dust. These songs are played in sports arenas across the country.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Hellboy 2019

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The movie theater has been a great place for those who love comic book movies. Last week, theatergoers were treated to the DC Comics movie Shazam!

Leadership Quotes From Stan Lee

Joseph Lalonde

On Monday, November 13th, 2018 the world lost a giant in the comic and entertainment world. Stan Lee passed away at the age of 95. The world will feel the loss of this pioneering leader for years to come. I’m still trying to process what Stan Lee’s death means.

Building A Successful Startup

Joseph Lalonde

Starting your own business in today’s economic climate is tough. Although you may hear tall tales about new entrepreneurs earning millions and retiring at 35, the truth is that making a new company is hard and time-consuming work.

Leadership Lessons From A Marathon Run

Joseph Lalonde

What a marathon taught me about leadership. Never in my life did I want to run a marathon. I thought it wasn’t for me. And the distance, 26.2 miles, seemed too far for my legs to carry me. Yet, this past Sunday, I ran my first (and I’m saying my only) marathon.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Upside

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The Upside, starring Kevin Hart as Dell Scott and Bryan Cranston as Phillip Lacasse, is a heart-warming tale.

Improve Business Organization In 4 Steps (And Why You Need To!)

Joseph Lalonde

All entrepreneurs need to concern themselves with the organization of their business. This refers to how everything is taken care of with regards to how well you keep things under control. How are you organizing your data? How are you organizing your workplace?

3 Tips for Reducing the Inherent Chaos of Running a Small Business

Joseph Lalonde

Starting up and running your own small business opens a lot of doors, and can be the gateway to all sorts of incredible adventures, and productive life paths.

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Creating A Workplace Team Members Want To Work

Joseph Lalonde

Most team members cannot remember the last time they actually wanted to go to work. Research has shown 13% of your team is engaged in their work. This is sad, isn’t it? You don’t want your organization to be part of the 87% of workplaces people go to and are disengaged.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Free Solo

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. On June 3rd, 2017, Alex Honnold did the impossible. Alex free-soloed the 3,000 foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Free-soloing is the climbing of a rock-face without the use of any safety equipment.

What You’re Saying About Yourself When You Fail To Speak Up

Joseph Lalonde

The Speak Up! Series. I know how hard it can be to speak up. The fear, the nerves, the voices inside of your head. Everything is telling you that you’re going to screw this up. While you may have that little voice inside of your head telling you that you could mess this up, there’s something this voice isn’t […] The post What You’re Saying About Yourself When You Fail To Speak Up appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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Why Your Lack Of Education May Be Your Biggest Leadership Strength

Joseph Lalonde

While many potential and current leaders see a lack of education as a weakness, I believe your lack of education can be your biggest strength. You might be surprised for the reasons. Yet, when I’m finished, I think you’ll agree. You don’t have to be formally educated to lead.

The Essential & Expected Habits Of A Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Leadership is something that is as personal and lonesome as it is something in which everyone can value. Not only do you have to hold yourself to a high standard, but those above you whom you are leading for, such as the owner of a business you run, and those below you, such as your […] The post The Essential & Expected Habits Of A Leader appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Contributed Articles

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Shazam!

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. A month after the first Captain Marvel movie released, a second Captain Marvel movie released. You might not have realized this as the movie did not release under the Captain Marvel name. Instead, DC Comics released the movie as Shazam! That’s right!

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Ignite Your Leadership Expertise

Joseph Lalonde

An Interview With Nathan Magnuson. I was recently able to interview Nathan Magnuson, a friend and fellow blogger. Nathan recently released his first book on Amazon, Ignite Your Leadership Expertise. His insights into leadership and what you can do without a title are inspiring.