Leadership and Films that Make Change

Women on Business

to take time to rethink women’s roles in film. In my research for “ GUTSY: How Women Leaders Make Change ” I have been honored to meet, through books and film, the types of females I offer to the younger generation as role models. Her 2005 film “ WATER ” is an experience I promise you will never forget. I offer a “GUTSY AWARD” to writer and director Deepa Mehta who had to withstand the ire of Hindu fundamentalists attempting to stop the production of the film.

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Unforgettable moments in films

First Friday Book Synopsis

Those who follow my blog posts already know that I am an incurable film buff unable to resist the temptation to compile lists. Here are five of what continue to be, for me, unforgettable moments in film, listed in the order in which the films were released. The Pawnbroker (1964): Near the conclusion when Sol

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SkillSoft to Film Videos on Employee Engagement, Strategic Alignment

Michael Lee Stallard

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Roger Ebert’s “The best feature films of 2010?

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Roger Ebert remains among my favorite film critics on a very short list that begins with James Agee. Bob's blog entries Awake in the Dark: The Best of Roger Ebert David Fincher Inception James Agee Roger Ebert Roger Ebert's "The best feature films of 2010" Roger Ebert's Movie Yearbook 2010 The American The Ghost Writer The Great Movies III The Kids Are All Right The Pot and How to Use It.

In Film and in Life, the Story Is King

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Gorillas in the Mist In Film and in Life Mandalay Entertainment Group Michael Cieply Michael Jackson New York Times Papua New Guinea Sony Pictures Entertainment Tell to Win: Connect [comma] Persuade and Triumph With the Hidden Power of Story the Staten Island Yankees the Story Is KingHere is an excerpt from an article in which Michael Cieply provides a profile of Peter Guber. It was published by The New York Times (February 26, 2011).

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New Film by AthenaOnline – Auntie Claus

Marshall Goldsmith

Jon has long believed that learning could be done in a way that didn’t make kids feel like they were being taught to, so he decided to use some of those ideas to make a feature-length animated film. He turned to his background as a designer and model maker and put together a team to create a wonderful new stop-motion feature film project, “Auntie Claus”, based on the award-winning children’s Christmas book by Elise Primavera.

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Living in the Age of Airplanes – A Beautiful, Wondrous Film, and a Tutorial on Globalization

First Friday Book Synopsis

Over the weekend, my wife and I took in the Perot Museum. One highlight was the showing of the movie Living in the Age of Airplanes. Narrated by Harrison Ford, it was a wonderful brief history of the airplane. Well, not quite. It was a wonderful look at the impact of the airplane. This is closer. […]. Randy's blog entries

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Caine's arcade - an inspirational film by Nirvan

My Own Coach

Set aside ten minutes and take a look at this great short film by Nirvan , produced by Interconnected. Have you ever stumbled across something so inspiring, you just want to share it with everyone? 9 year old Caine Monroy, who built an elaborate cardboard arcade inside his dad’s used auto parts store, is about to have the best day of his life. Video inspiration leadership

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Roger Ebert advises a Texas preteen future Film Critic – on Writing, and Preparation – with a Personal Letter

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Here’s Dana Stevens, on Slate this morning. I thought about just tweeting — but the letter is too good. In case you did not see it on Slate, look at it here. It appears that Ebert wrote it to the young Stevens somewhere around 1977-1979. Stevens, the movie critic at Slate, included this to introduce [.]. Randy''s blog entries

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Fujifilm Succeeded Where Kodak Failed

Coaching Tip

Eastman Kodak was head and shoulders above all the others in the manufacture of photographic film when Fujifilm wasn't in 1963. After I left Kodak, as a marketing specialist, to take a new leadership position in another industry in 1973, Fujifilm's technology was catching up with Kodak's and by the 1980s Fujifilm had technically surpassed Kodak in nearly all varieties of film. just as worldwide film sales almost immediately began to fall.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom

Joseph Lalonde

The second film in the Indiana Jones series is actually a prequel. I didn’t until I began researching the film to write this article. That’s right! Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom takes place before Indiana Jones And The Raiders Of The Lost Ark. Did you know that?

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Would You Rather A Film Or A Meeting?

My Own Coach

When asked, most people said they''d rather sit through a film than go to a business meeting. The film is a passive experience, where you sit in a dark theatre often on uncomfortable seats for several hours on end. Do you enjoy going to meetings? It''s an odd thought. Think about it for a moment. Yet meetings offer an opportunity to interact with other people, engaging in conversations that really matter to you and your work life.

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Joseph Lalonde

The text tells viewers about the happenings in The Force Awakens and previous Star Wars films. It also fills in parts of the story between the last film and The Last Jedi. Reel Leadership Adam Driver Andy Serkis Benicio del Toro Carrie Fisher Daisy Ridley Disney Domhnall Gleeson Frank Oz Jedi John Boyega Kelly Marie Tran Lucas Films Luke Skywalker Mark Hamill Oscar Isaac star wars Star Wars: The Last Jedi The Last Jedi Yoda

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Setup

Joseph Lalonde

The film had been filmed in downtown Grand Rapids, Mi. A Reel Leadership Article. I was scrolling through the Netflix movie suggestions when I saw one that caught my eye. It starred Bruce Willis and I’m a huge fan of his.

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Slow Decline of Eastman Kodak due to an Inability to Reinvent

Coaching Tip

The film giant gave us the "Kodak Moment," which persists as the quintessential photographic experience even though in today''s digital camera age "selfies" on smartphones are a major factor. That is why it has been so difficult to change Kodak''s corporate culture from film-based imaging to digital imaging. . Kodak Focus on Film. When Polaroid came onto the scene, Kodak improved the technology of its cameras, projectors, film and processing equipment.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Joseph Lalonde

While Marvel Studios has been crushing superhero films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, 20th Century Fox has been building the X-Men universe through their X-Men films. X-Men: Dark Phoenix marks the 12th film set in their series. X-Men: The Dark Phoenix is also the last X-Men film to be produced by 20th Century Fox (there […] The post Quotes And Leadership Lessons From X-Men: Dark Phoenix appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. A Reel Leadership Article.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Hancock

Joseph Lalonde

Hancock is the 2008 broken superhero film starring Will Smith as John Hancock, Charlize Theron as Embrey, and Jason Bateman as Ray Embrey. It’s a fun film and you will take away leadership lessons from Hancock. A Reel Leadership Article. What’s Hancock about? Hancock is the story of an ill-behaved superpowered person. He saves people, yeah… however, his exploits […] The post Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Hancock appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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Employee Engagement, Connection in the Movie “Departures”

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Employee Engagement, Connection in the Movie “Departures&# Published by Michael Lee Stallard on April 10, 2010 08:45 am under connection culture , employee engagement , human value , inspiring identity , intentional connectors , movies While looking for a video to watch a friend recommended Departures , a film by Yojiro Takita that won an Oscar for best foreign language film.

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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. Since they’ve begun working on movies, the Kendrick brothers have released multiple films including War Room, Courageous, Fireproof, and Facing The Giants. They produce movies under the company of Kendrick Brothers Productions. Their faith-based approach to movie making is astonishing.

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How Being Filmed Changes Employee Behavior

Harvard Business Review

Since Michael Brown’s shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, more than 154,000 people have signed a “ We the People ” petition to the White House to “require all state, county, and local police to wear a camera” to curb misconduct. The Ferguson police force was recently given about 50 cameras , following a national trend toward tech-enabled transparency. The public may expect cameras to remove bias from interpretation of police behavior.

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 7/8/13)

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I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS Marketing to Millennials: Reach the Largest and Most Influential Generation of Consumers Ever Jeff Fromm and Christie Garton The Buoyant Leader: A Leadership Course for the Rising Star (Kindle Edition) Kevin Allen Contagious: Why Things Catch […].

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The New Mutants

Joseph Lalonde

The thirteenth and final film in the X-Men movies series, The New Mutants introduces some of the scarier side of mutants. A Reel Leadership Article. The long-delayed X-Men spin-off movie, New Mutants saw it’s release on the weekend of August 28th, 2020.

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Leadership Lessons from Movies : Blog | Executive Coaching | CO2.

CO2

Albeit an old film it has great lessons for leaders. Watch Twelve o’Clock High in Entertainment | View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com Movies are such a great way to help new upcoming leaders learn lessons quickly by having them watch the film and then have a discussion that follows with great learning targets. And he responds… In a post I did back in January I discussed how Invictus is a great film to teach the lesson of using symbols as a leader.

3 Ways To Believe In Your Ability To Succeed.

Rich Gee Group

My family and I just watched the film, ‘ The Polar Express ‘ last night with Tom Hanks. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 3 Ways To Believe In Your Ability To Succeed. Well — Do You? It’s a wonderful movie — great story, wonderful animation, and the acting is top notch.

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Dustin Hoffman on His Tootsie “Epiphany”

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The American Film Institute’s 1998 video clip of Dustin Hoffman speaking about his experience making Tootsie has gone viral. Bob''s blog entries "AFI''s 100 Years…100 Movies" broadcast Dorothy Michaels Dustin Hoffman on His Tootsie "Epiphany" MSNBC The Anerican Film Institute The Today Show Time.com

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Mark Davis Blew This One – You Don’t Ban Books

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Karl's blog entries American Bandstand Channel 8 Dallas Fort-Worth Dallas Morning News DFW Television History In Defense of Banning Books Kennedy Assassination Let Me Speak to the Manager Mark Davis Mike Shannon school boards WBAP 820 WFAA Zapruder filmIn the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Mark Davis is one of the most popular columnists and radio hosts. He regularly contributes to the Dallas Morning News, and you can hear his program on WBAP 820 AM / 98.7 FM each weekday from 8:30-11:00 a.m.

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Gandolfini Through the Eyes of Those He Worked With Him

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Bob''s blog entries David Chase Edie Falco Fresh Air''s television critic David Bianculli Gandolfini Through The Eyes Of Those He Worked With HBO James Gandolfini National Public Radio New York Film Critics Circle Awards NPR Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Tony Soprano on The Sopranos WHYY Here is a brief excerpt from an article featured online by National Public Radio. To read the complete article, listen to a recording by WHYY, and check other NPR resources, please click here.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Just Mercy

Joseph Lalonde

I’m disappointed I wasn’t able to watch this challenging film on the big screen. A Reel Leadership Article. Just Mercy has been on my “to-watch” list for some time. It slipped by me while it was in the theater. Thankfully, during this time of racial unrest in the United States, many streaming platforms are offering Just Mercy for a […] The post Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Just Mercy appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Reel Leadership

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Doom: Annihilation

Joseph Lalonde

However, I was shocked when I came across a recent movie addition that wasn’t a Netflix produced film. New movies added to Netflix doesn’t come as much of a surprise to me. Netflix is a powerhouse when it comes to producing new movies. I was surprised to see a new Doom movie. Previous to Doom: […] The post Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Doom: Annihilation appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Reel Leadership

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Leadership Lessons From Unstoppable

Joseph Lalonde

Unstoppable is the 2010 film based loosely on a real incident of a runaway train. Generally praised for its action and described as a “great popcorn film,” it grossed $167 million. A Reel Leadership Flashback Article (Guest Article by James Schreier). Unstoppable starred Denzel Washington as Frank Barnes, soon to be retired – unwilling forced by the railroad – and Chris Pine as Will Colson, […] The post Leadership Lessons From Unstoppable appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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My Best of 2011

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Karl's blog entries 11-22-63 Americans in Paris Carey Mulligan Chris Matthews David McCullough Elusive Hero Fox Searchlight Films Free Press Friday Night Lights Jack Kennedy Japanese Tsunami Joe Paterno Michael Fassbender MSNBC Paterno and Penn State Fall Penn State Shame Simon & Schuster Stephen Covey Stephen King Steve McQueen Story of Us Taylor Swift The 3rd Alternative The Greater Journey Ticket City Bowl Truman

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Are Colin Clark’s Books True? We Can’t Ask Marilyn!

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Karl's blog entries Amy Greene Amy Kaufman BBC Films Blue Valentine Colin Clark Incendiary Joshua Greene Los Angeles Times Marilyn Monroe Michelle Williams Milton Greene My Week with Marilyn St. On Friday, I saw My Week with Marilyn, starring Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monore. She was nominated for an Oscar for this performance. The movie was based upon a book written by Colin Clark, entitled The Prince, the Showgirl and Me (St. Martins Press, 1996).

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Patents, Copyrights and Innovation, Oh My!

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For example, Jack Valenti, the late former head of the Motion Picture Association of America, said "The VCR is to the American film producer, as the Boston Strangler is to the woman home alone." Business Coaching Communication Current Affairs Science Web/Tech Eastman Kodak paper and film to digits Xerox 914Before the printing press, camera , and fast copy machines there was no such thing as a copyright.

Boris Groysberg: An interview by Bob Morris

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Polzer Lockheed''s "Skunk Works" McKinsey & Company Organization Science Talk the Disney animators who created classic films such as Snow White and Bambi The Manhattan Project Xerox PARC Boris Groysberg is a professor of business administration in the Organizational Behavior unit at the Harvard Business School. Currently, he teaches courses on talent management and leadership in the school’s MBA and Executive Education programs.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Valiant’s Bloodshot Movie

Joseph Lalonde

I was no less excited to hear Bloodshot had begun filming and Vin Diesel was attached to play the main character. A Reel Leadership Article. I’m always excited to hear when another comic book related movie is coming out. Bloodshot is a character in the Valiant comic book universe. His first appearance was in an obscure comic, Rai #0. […] The post Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Valiant’s Bloodshot Movie appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Reel Leadership

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 7/1/13)

First Friday Book Synopsis

I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS Worthless, Impossible, and Stupid: How Contrarian Entrepreneurs Create and Capture Extraordinary Value Daniel Isenberg Craving: Why We Can’t Seem to Get Enough Omar Manejwala, M.D. Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution Nathaniel Philbrick [What''s […].

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Joey Reiman: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

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Joey Reiman is CEO and founder of BrightHouse. Over the past 25 years, Joey has worked with leadership at The Coca-Cola Company, Procter & Gamble, McDonald’s and Newell Rubbermaid, and has emerged as one of the nation’s foremost visionaries and leading authorities on thinking and marketing. He is the best-selling author of several books, including [.].

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Joey Reiman: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Joey Reiman: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris Joey Reiman is CEO and founder of BrightHouse. Over the past 25 years, Joey has worked with leadership at The Coca-Cola Company, Procter & Gamble, McDonald’s and Newell Rubbermaid, and has emerged as one of the nation’s foremost visionaries and leading authorities on thinking and marketing. He is the best-selling author of several books, [.].

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Best Movie Of The Summer

Tim Milburn

All I could say when I walked out of the movie theater at the end of this film was three words: What A Ride! Inception is an action packed film starring Leonardo DiCaprio. This keeps you thinking throughout the entire film. Home About SPEAKING RESOURCES Archives CONTACT Best Movie Of The Summer 0 Comments And the winner is…Inception!

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Need, Speed, and Greed: A book review by Bob Morris

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Vaitheeswaran Wall Street (film Need, Speed, and Greed: How the New Rules of Innovation Can Transform Businesses, Propel Nations to Greatness, and Tame the World’s Most Wicked Problems Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran Harper Business/An Imprint of HarperCollins (2012) A brilliant examination of “the new paradigm for sustainable economic development in the twenty-first century” How innovation happens is rapidly changing. The [.].

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 8/19/13)

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I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS The Business of Belief: How the World’s Best Marketers, Designers, Salespeople, Coaches, Fundraisers, Educators, Entrepreneurs and Other Leaders Get Us to Believe Tom Asaker Leadership Transformed: How Ordinary Managers Become Extraordinary Leaders Peter Fuda Compelling People: […].

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Leaders of the New Century

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Leaders of the New Century Published by Michael Lee Stallard on May 28, 2010 01:54 pm under E Pluribus Partners , Media Appearances , book reviews , connection culture On June 23, I’ll be filming a few video segments for the Leader to Leader Institute’s “Leaders of the New Century&# project that includes Allan Mulally of Ford, Sir Richard Branson and Tony Hseih of Zappos.

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4-Hour Guru, Tim Ferriss: “Don’t Focus on Personal Branding”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here’s an excerpt from an interview of Tim Ferriss conducted by Herb Schaffner for BNET (March 10, 2011), The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. * * * Tim Ferriss‘ first book, The [.].

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