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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Overcomer Movie

Joseph Lalonde

Overcomer is the latest film from the Kendrick brothers, Alex and Stephen. They produce movies under the company of Kendrick Brothers Productions.

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Why You Should Welcome Millennials Onto Your Team

Joseph Lalonde

Leading Millennials. You may be thinking you don’t want to welcome millennials onto your team. They’re lazy. They have no work ethic. And they’re going to leave anyway. I have to say, your thinking would be wrong to think millennials won’t benefit your team.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Angel Has Fallen

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Gerard Butler has become a favorite actor of mine. Ever since I saw him in the great movie Machine Gun Preacher, I try to keep an eye out for new movies from him. I’ve missed a few, like the previous movies in the Has Fallen series.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Great Train Robbery Part 2

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The Great Train Robbery is a two-part British television miniseries that was first broadcast in 2013 (Currently available on Amazon Prime, Netflix, and others). It tells the story of the robbery of £2.6 million (£53.5

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.

5 Powerful Benefits Of Becoming A More Confident Leader

Joseph Lalonde

EVERY person is a leader in some capacity or context: in your family, in situations at work or school, in your community… in virtually every sphere of life. That is because, in the famous words of leadership guru John C. Maxwell, leadership is about one life influencing another. We ALL do that.

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Getting Millennials To Work

Joseph Lalonde

Leading Millennials. When you hear the words millennial and work together, you may instantly think about the ways millennials will try to get out of work. You may have a negative connotation towards millennials that skews your idea of how their work ethic is. We need to break this mindset.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Team Foxcatcher

Joseph Lalonde

Team Foxcatcher is a Netflix original documentary. This film documents the rise and fall of Team Foxcatcher as the founder, John du Pont, descends into madness.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Toy Story 4

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Toy Story has been a favorite movie of mine for as long as I can remember. Watching the story of toys come to life reminds me of childhood and how I used to play with toys. I’m sure I imagine I used to think my toys could come to life when I wasn’t around.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Brian Banks

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Brian Banks was a rising football star at Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, California. He had what it would take to make it into the NFL. Then tragedy struck. In 2002, Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge) was wrongfully convicted of rape through a plea of no contest.

Let It Go

Joseph Lalonde

Every person has been hurt at one point or another in their lives. Some people will hold onto these hurts longer than they should. I know… I was one of those people. Our past hurts will hurt us as long as we let them.

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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.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Aladdin

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. I can show you the world Shining, shimmering splendid Tell me, princess, now when did You last let your heart decide? These lyrics defined a generation much like “Do you want to build a snowman? Or ride our bike around the halls?

Overcoming Your Resistance To Change

Joseph Lalonde

The mere mention of the word change sends shivers up the spines of those who are resistant to change. Do you know who those people are? They’re everyday, normal people like you or me. Change is a scary word. I hated it for a long time.

How To Change How People View You

Joseph Lalonde

Being Taken Seriously. If you’re not okay with those you lead failing to take you seriously, you need to change something. It’s most likely not your team. It’s you that needs to change. We can sabotage ourselves with our actions. We can sabotage ourselves with our words.

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Leaders Need To Face Resistance

Joseph Lalonde

Leading can be a struggle when someone is openly resisting you. Be it a team member, friend, or loved one, resistance feels like it is hurting us. You may feel challenged or not believed. Or it might be the vision you presented to your organization is put to the test.

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.

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.

The Problems People Have With Millennials

Joseph Lalonde

Leading Millennials. Whenever I take a look at millennials and the problems people have with them, I have to chuckle. Most of the problems aren’t common only to millennials. Every generation has had its outspoken, arrogant, and “selfish” individuals.

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The Damage To Your Reputation From Not Speaking Up

Joseph Lalonde

The Speak Up! Series. By not speaking up, you’re sending a crystal clear message to those you’re leading and those you’re influencing. You’re sending a message that your voice doesn’t matter. This may seem crazy to you but it is true.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Spider-Man: Far From Home

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Tom Holland returns to the fun role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Spider-Man: Far From Home. Spider-Man: Far From Home picks up shortly after the recent Avengers: Endgame movie. Peter Parker is still reeling from the aftermath of Endgame.

How To Live Out Your Faith In The Workplace

Joseph Lalonde

Navigating the somewhat tricky landscape of faith and business can be scary.

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.

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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Why Every Leader Needs A Hobby

Joseph Lalonde

With so much of our day spent dealing with the problems that arise from leading others, it is easy to think you don’t have time for a hobby. It’s a fallacy many leaders fall into. Failing to have a hobby is also one of the reasons many leaders stumble and face burnout.

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Are You Living In An Echo Chamber?

Joseph Lalonde

I recently entered into a conversation on Facebook. Another social media influencer had posted his opinion on the abortion debate that started with Alabama. The conversation was staying civil. He and his wife were on one side of the fence. I was on the other side. For me, that’s okay.

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Bo Schembechler On Teamwork

Joseph Lalonde

The Chief Operating Officer for the organization I work for recently had the team watch a powerful, moving YouTube video about teamwork. The video was of a speech given by former Michigan Wolverines coach Bo Schembechler. Bo passed away on November 17, 2006, at the age of 77.

How To Become A Better Decision Maker

Joseph Lalonde

Decisions are a part of all of our lives. Even our furry companions make decisions. I know Lok, my Vizsla, does. He can choose to listen to my commands. He can choose to obey and be rewarded.

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Quotes and Leadership Lessons from The Great Train Robbery I

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The Great Train Robbery is a two-part British television miniseries that was first broadcast in 2013 (Currently available on Amazon Prime, Netflix, and others). It tells the story of the robbery of £2.6 million (£53.5

Leaders Can Have Fun Too

Joseph Lalonde

Being Taken Seriously. It’s party time. Or is it? Is there ever a time for a leader to let down his guard and have fun with his team? My answer is a resounding yes. Leaders can (and should) have fun. There’s multiple reasons why leaders should have fun.

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.

The Beauty Of Silence

Joseph Lalonde

I’ve found myself bombarded by constant noise. From podcasts to audiobooks to music… My life constantly has background noise. I don’t mind the noise. I love hearing the melodic music or learning in automobile university.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Godzilla: King Of The Monsters

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Giant monsters fighting one another. A compelling human story. And learning to work together. This is what the new Godzilla is all about. Continuing from the 2014 Godzilla movie, Godzilla: King Of The Monsters introduces all new characters.

What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do

Joseph Lalonde

There are times when we struggle to figure out what to do next. How do you put one foot in front of the other when you can’t even take the next step? That’s life sometimes. We are hit with unexpected life circumstances. Your spouse decides to leave you. A child (or dog) dies. You get […] The post What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Personal Development answers faith God questions

Where Did Community Go?

Joseph Lalonde

One of the things that attracted me to blogging was the community. Ten years ago, commenting communities were HUGE on the blogs I would visit. I remember voraciously reading thoughts from Dan Miller, Michael Hyatt, Jon Harrison, Chris Lautsbaugh, Alex Barker, and many others.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Brightburn

Joseph Lalonde

The best way to describe the movie Brightburn is this: Imagine a world where Clark Kent didn’t choose a path of good and becomes Superman. Instead, he chooses a path of selfishness. He chooses to use his powers to get what he wants. The story is similar to Superman.

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.

Stop Isolating Yourself

Joseph Lalonde

I’ve watched the last couple of months as the church world has been rocked by suicides from Pastors Jim Howard of Real Life Church and Andrew Stoecklein of Inland Hills Church. I’ve also heard of suicides in the business and professional worlds.

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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.

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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Are Leaders Always Serious?

Joseph Lalonde

Being Taken Seriously. A frequent question leaders new and old will ask is whether or not they have to be serious. You know, they wonder if they have to have the stern face, commanding voice, and never smile. It’s a great leadership question to ask.

My Dog And I Were Attacked And What I Learned From The Incident

Joseph Lalonde

Image this: You’ve been cooped up inside because you’ve felt under the weather for four days. You finally start to feel better so you decide to take your dog for a run. That was me a couple of days ago. I felt like crud in the morning.

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.