Joseph Lalonde

Healthy Habits Of Successful Leaders – An Expert Roundup

Joseph Lalonde

Becoming A Healthy Leader There are plenty of ways to become a healthy leader. I’ve shared various ways you can become a healthy leader over the last couple of weeks. Today, I wanted to bring new voices to the civanonversation on what a healthy leader looks like.

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Leaders Must Make Disciples

Joseph Lalonde

When I read through the New Testament, I see countless examples of leaders who, at their core, were passionate about making disciples. These men, following the example set before them by Jesus, poured themselves into those that were close to them.

3 Simple Activities To Improve Your Health

Joseph Lalonde

Becoming A Healthy Leader Becoming healthier in your leadership and life doesn’t have to be difficult. Though we often make health more difficult than it should be. There are simple activities you can do every day to improve your health. You just have to be mindful of them.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Hurricane Heist

Joseph Lalonde

Sometimes you just want to go to a mindless movie. One where you can sit back, relax, and laugh with your wife. That’s what Pam and I thought when we saw the previews for The Hurricane Heist. Cheesy. Stupid. When you have a movie based on the idea of a group of criminals robbing the U.S.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Tomb Raider

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Previously, Angelina Jolie brought the video game Tomb Raider to the big screen. Now Alicia Vikander takes over the moniker of Lara Croft and is the lead actress in the newest Tomb Raider movie. Tomb Raider tells the story of Lara Croft.

When Courage Isn’t Sexy

Joseph Lalonde

There is a kind of courage authors use as their clay for the molding of a love story. It’s the same fabric directors use to weave together a cape for their hero. A courage that wins the girl, saves the world, and lives to tell the tale. The “sexy” kind of courage. Image courtesy of Catalyst.

Servant Leadership: Each of Us Has an Opportunity to Serve

Joseph Lalonde

A Guest Article By Ken Blanchard Sometimes when I’m leading a session for a big group of managers, I’ll ask, “How many of you think of yourself as a leader?” Usually, only about one-third of them raise their hands.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Cloverfield Paradox

Joseph Lalonde

During a Superbowl 52 commercial, viewers were treated to a surprise. Netflix released the trailer for the Netflix original movie The Cloverfield Paradox. And a release date: February 4th, 2018… The same night of the Superbowl and the same night the ad aired.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Little Prince

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article The Little Prince is a Netflix original movie based on the novella of the same name. Originally published in 1943 by writer and poet Antoine de Saint-Exupery under the title of Le Petit Prince, it tells the story of a young prince who visits Earth and the man who met him.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Paddington 2

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Paddington Bear (Ben Wishaw) once again makes an appearance on the big screen.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article This past weekend, the last movie in the Maze Runner series released. First, we were given The Maze Runner in 2014. The sequel was The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials in 2015. Last, but not least, we were treated to The Maze Runner: The Death Cure.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Black Panther

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Black Panther is the last Marvel Cinematic Universe movie before the character packed Avengers: Infinity War releases May 8th, 2018. With the previous Marvel movies, Black Panther had a lot to live up to. Thankfully, Black Panther delivered. Credit: Marvel/Disney.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Paul: Apostle Of Christ Movie

Joseph Lalonde

I recently was invited to an advance screening of the new Christian movie Paul: Apostle Of Christ. Paul: Apostle Of Christ shares the last days of Paul as he and Luke spend time together in Mamertine Prison and Luke writes down Paul’s story.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Pacific Rim

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Five years after the original Pacific Rim released, the world is treated to the second Pacific Rim film, Pacific Rim: Uprising. Starring John Boyega (Finn in the new Star Wars films) as Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost (Idris Elba), the hero of the first Pacific Rim.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Ready Player One

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Steven Spielberg brings Ernest Cline’s award-winning novel Ready Player One to the big screen. Any time a director tries to translate a New York Bestseller to film, they face an uphill battle. Fans of the book are looking for a faithful book to movie translation.

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Leadership, Passion, And Transformation

Joseph Lalonde

I’m sure quite a few of you were in diapers as I was immersed as a teen in this 1970’s commercial about Enjoli perfume.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Death Wish

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article I’ve often wondered what I would do if I was ever put into a situation like Bryan Mills from Taken or, now, Dr. Paul Kersey (Bruce Willis) in the new Death Wish movie. Would I want to extract revenge for the pain brought upon me or the deaths I had to witness?

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Darkest Hour: The Movie

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Hollywood once again takes you back to the 1940’s… Adolf Hitler has risen to power. The European nations are in turmoil. And Dunkirk is in danger.

5 Ways To Find Balance In Work, Life, And Play

Joseph Lalonde

Last year was a year out of balance. I forgot to how to find balance in work, life, and play. Things were out of whack and I felt the consequences of being out of balance. My blog writing suffered. My health suffered. And my relationships suffered.

What To Do When You Doubt Yourself As A Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Leadership Lessons From Black Lightning I had the pleasure of meeting comic book writer Tony Isabella in October 2017. Tony is the creator of the DC Comics first African American superhero Black Lightning.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From A Wrinkle In Time

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Disney adapts Madeleine L’Engle’s story A Wrinkle In Time for the big screen.

How To Recover From Unhealthy Habits

Joseph Lalonde

Becoming A Healthy Leader Your road to health and wellness isn’t one without its bumps. Afterall, you have a lifetime of unhealthy habits to recover from.

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Live-Blogging From Catalyst West

Joseph Lalonde

I’ve had the pleasure to bring you live blog updates from Catalyst Atlanta over the years. Today, I have the pleasure to introduce you to another Catalyst conference. Catalyst West takes place in Irvine, California at Mariners Church.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Netflix’s Bright

Joseph Lalonde

In the 2018 Netflix original movie Bright, a human cop is forced to partner with an Orc. The cop is Daryl Ward (Will Smith) and the Orc is Nick Jakoby (Joel Edgerton). Tension is high between the various races of Orcs, Elves, and Humans.

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How To Create Healthy Habits As A Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Becoming A Healthy Leader Becoming a healthy leader takes work. You have to create healthy habits that will stick with you for extended periods of time. These habits will help keep you on track for success.

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Is It Time To Change The Soundtrack Of Your Life?

Joseph Lalonde

Research tells us that by this point in the year over 80% of people have given up on their New Year’s resolution. The resolutions, the goals people have set have been given up. Maybe you’re in the same boat. You resolved to lose 30 pounds by June.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article My thought going into Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle was “Do we really need another remake of a film?” ” The 1995 Jumanji starred Robin Williams as Alan Parrish (who gets a nod in the new Jumanji).

Why Being Healthy Is Important To A Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Becoming A Healthy Leader One of the most mentioned struggles in my recent reader survey was the struggle of being a healthy leader. Being healthy encompasses many facets of your life. From your mental health to your physical health to your spiritual health.

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Three Ways To Demonstrate Courage – Live Blogging Catalyst West With Patrick Lencioni

Joseph Lalonde

Live Blogging From Catalyst West 2018 Today, I’m live-blogging from the Catalyst West conference in Irvine, California. Throughout today and tomorrow, I will be sharing leadership insights from the best and the brightest in the church and business world. Image courtesy of Catalyst.

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What Kind Of A Leader Do You Want To Be? – Live Blogging Catalyst West 2018 Danielle Strickland

Joseph Lalonde

Live Blogging From Catalyst West 2018 Today, I’m live-blogging from the Catalyst West conference in Irvine, California. Throughout today and tomorrow, I will be sharing leadership insights from the best and the brightest in the church and business world. Image courtesy of Catalyst.

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Leaders Are Better Together

Joseph Lalonde

There’s been a lie going around the leadership circles. The lie is that leaders are loners. They don’t need anyone else. They can do things all by themselves. The truth is, leaders need others. Leaders are better together.

It’s Time To Claim Your Upgrade – Catalyst West 2018 Live Blogging With Graham Cooke

Joseph Lalonde

Live Blogging From Catalyst West 2018 Today, I’m live-blogging from the Catalyst West conference in Irvine, California. Throughout today and tomorrow, I will be sharing leadership insights from the best and the brightest in the church and business world. Image courtesy of Catalyst.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Commuter

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Every day Michael MacCauley (Liam Neeson) took the commuter train to and from work. On the day he was let go from his job, he didn’t change his ritual of riding the train. This is where the leadership lessons from The Commuter begin. That fateful day things changed.

Sticking To Healthy Habits When You’re Leading A Team

Joseph Lalonde

Becoming A Healthy Leader You’ve created healthy habits. You’re beginning to feel the positive impacts of the newly formed habits. But you’ve hit a roadblock. The healthy habits you’ve created as a leader are becoming harder and harder to stick to.

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Let Me Introduce You To Some Awesome Influencers

Joseph Lalonde

Meet these exceptional people Meeting new people is one of the greatest joys of mine as a leader. Because of my position, I’ve met youth leaders, business leaders, leaders in the online space, pastors, and so many others. Each new meeting brings me a new understanding of leadership.

Leadership Lessons From Running A Half Marathon At 3AM

Joseph Lalonde

Why I Ran A Half Marathon At 3AM Many months ago, my pastor came up with a crazy idea: Let’s run a half marathon! For those of you who don’t know, a half marathon is 13.1 miles. That’s a long distance to go by foot.) That sounds crazy enough on its own.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Star Wars: The Last Jedi had to be one of my most anticipated movies of the year. Having seen Star Wars: Rogue One and Star Wars: The Force Awakens in recent years, my hopes were extremely high for an amazing new Star Wars movie.

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A Practical Application – Performance Reviews

Joseph Lalonde

For many people, performance reviews seem like rather soulless exercises driven by organizational imperatives.

Introducing The 2018 Leadership Book Everyone Should Read

Joseph Lalonde

There is no shortage of leadership books available to read but Brian Dodd’s Timeless: 10 Enduring Practices Of Apex Leaders stands out. If you read Brian’s popular website Brian Dodd On Leadership , he frequently profiles Apex Leaders – those who are the best in their profession.

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The Key To Creating More Servant Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

Servant Leadership Is The Way Of The Future How to create more servant leaders should be on the minds of every leader. By creating more servant leaders, you help produce leaders who are leading because they have a desire to help and influence others. That’s a goal worth striving for!