Unforgettable moments in films

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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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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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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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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Captain America: The First Avenger

Joseph Lalonde

Captain America: The First Avenger is the fifth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Released in 2011, this film tells the story of Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) and his transformation into Captain America. This is one of my favorite MCU films.

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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

First Friday Book Synopsis

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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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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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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5 Success Lessons from Rudolph

Skip Prichard

Christmas Lessons. Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer is one of the great Christmas classics. You know the story. As a young reindeer, Rudolph’s nose receives unwanted attention for being so different. Glowing bright red, at just the wrong time, Rudolph becomes the brunt of jokes.

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 How I Became A Superhero

Joseph Lalonde

How I Became A Superhero is a French film originally titled Comment je suis devenu super-héros. It was brought to the United States via the streaming service Netflix. Seeing the title, I was intrigued. I love a good superhero movie. Would this one tell a great tale? The movie delivered.

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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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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Klaus

Joseph Lalonde

It is unique in that the film is 2D but looks 3D. Klaus is a quirky film. A Reel Leadership Article. Klaus is the 2019 English-language Spanish 2D-animated Christmas movie. It was a sight to behold. It has its bright moments but it also lost me at the same time.

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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 20th Century Fox’s Daredevil

Joseph Lalonde

One such movie is 20th Century Fox’s Daredevil film. Many of 20th Century Fox’s films are decried by critics. A Reel Leadership Article. I love to watch movies hated by critics. Many times, these movies are more enjoyable than the critically acclaimed movies of our time.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Eternals

Joseph Lalonde

The Eternals is the latest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 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.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Raya And The Last Dragon

Joseph Lalonde

Raya And The Last Dragon is the latest computer-animated film from Walt Disney Pictures and Walt Disney Animation Studio. A Reel Leadership Article.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Suicide Squad

Joseph Lalonde

This new film, The Suicide Squad, […]. A Reel Leadership Article. I remember watching the original Suicide Squad movie at a now-defunct movie theater. The theater was a classic but it didn’t last. The theater was hot, humid, and almost unbearable to be in.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Iron Man

Joseph Lalonde

The 2008 film, Iron Man, started Phase One of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Today, we’re going back to what started everything for the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Wonder Woman 1984

Joseph Lalonde

The first Wonder Woman film was a smashing success. A Reel Leadership Article. Oft-delayed but finally released in a strange release agreement, Wonder Woman 1984 hit the big screen and the small screen at the same time.

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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 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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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 Disney and Pixar’s Soul

Joseph Lalonde

Disney and Pixar’s latest animated film skipped the movie theaters and headed straight to the Disney Plus. A Reel Leadership Article. That movie is the slow-starting but strong-finishing Soul.

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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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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Batman: The Killing Joke

Joseph Lalonde

Batman: The Killing Joke is a Warner Brothers Animation film adapting the graphic novel Batman: A Killing Joke. The animated movie was released in 2016 to much fanfare. It deserves the praise it received.

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Leadership Lessons from Movies : Blog | Executive Coaching | 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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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Spy Kids

Joseph Lalonde

Not only did director Robert Rodriguez produce four Spy Kids films, he also spun off the Machete (Danny Trejo) character into two […]. A Reel Leadership Article. It’s hard to believe the movie Spy Kids is 20 years old.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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 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.

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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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