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Purpose-Driven Leaders are Unstoppable

2020-09-15T16:03:56-04:00June 24th, 2020|Leadership Coach at the Movies, Experiential Learning|

Leaders with purpose and personal commitment to a goal are hard to stop. The Oscar-winning film 1917 illustrates three key leadership lessons demonstrating how passionate, purpose-driven leaders accomplish their goals – even in the face of extreme adversity. The gripping movie depicts stories told to director Sam Mendes by his grandfather, a WW1 veteran. It [...]

Ford v. Ferrari: Leading Under Pressure

2020-09-15T16:03:51-04:00May 6th, 2020|Leadership Coach at the Movies, Experiential Learning|

Leading under pressure can be stressful for even the most seasoned leader. When outcomes are uncertain, deadlines are tight, and the stakes are high, leaders must focus on quickly analyzing information and making the best decisions possible. Often, high-pressure situations result in innovation as leaders and their teams must adopt new ways of thinking and [...]

Your Leadership Coach at the Movies: Value-Based Decision Making According to 12 Angry Men

2020-09-15T16:13:58-04:00September 6th, 2017|Leadership Coach at the Movies, Leadership Lessons|

Two weeks ago we used the film 12 Angry Men to open a discussion about influenced-based decisions. In this Part II segment, we re-visit the film to take a look at how value-based decision making can support your personal and team decisions. Henry Fonda’s character in the movie, Juror #8, cast his ballot on the [...]

Your Leadership Coach at the Movies: Examine Leadership with Selma

2020-09-15T16:13:55-04:00August 30th, 2017|Leadership Coach at the Movies|

Your Leadership Coach at the Movies is back this week with Selma, looking at how to lead change and examine leadership. This Oscar-nominated film tells the true story of the historic march that Martin Luther King, Jr. led in Alabama from the city of Selma to Montgomery. In 1964, African Americans technically had the right to vote, thanks [...]

Your Leadership Coach at the Movies: Influence in Decision-Making According to 12 Angry Men

2020-09-25T07:29:21-04:00August 24th, 2017|Leadership Coach at the Movies, Leadership Lessons|

You make decisions every day. Many of these decisions are driven by muscle memory and instinct, they are influenced by your past experiences and current circumstances. How do all these factors impact your crucial decisions? The acclaimed 1957 film, 12 Angry Men, is the story of a murder, the value of human life, and how 12 [...]

Your Leadership Coach at the Movies: Lead Against the Grain with Remember the Titans

2020-09-25T07:18:02-04:00August 16th, 2017|Leadership Coach at the Movies|

In this installment of Your Leadership Coach at the Movies we’re exploring how Coach Boone and others lead against the grain in Remember the Titans. This Disney classic, beloved by football fans everywhere is about the 1971 merger of a black and white high school, in formerly-segregated Alexandria, Virginia. When the black students enter T.C. Williams [...]

Your Leadership Coach at the Movies: Lessons in Leadership from Your Kid’s Favorite Movie

2020-09-15T16:13:49-04:00July 18th, 2017|Leadership Coach at the Movies, Leadership Lessons|

Here we are again with your leadership coach at the movies. The next time you pop in a movie for the kids, instead of piddling around, grab some popcorn and look for some unexpected inspiration. Here are three lessons in leadership from one of your kids' favorite movies: Exhibit 1: Kung Fu Panda Yes, the [...]

Your Leadership Coach at the Movies: Leadership Lessons in Cultural Capital from Hidden Figures Pt. 3

2020-09-15T16:13:47-04:00June 19th, 2017|Leadership Coach at the Movies, Apollo, Leadership Lessons, Women in Leadership|

In Part 1 of our Hidden Figures blog series, we discussed the leadership lessons within the film. In Part 2, we explored the concept of social capital in the movie —and the workplace in general. Here in this edition of Your Leadership Coach at the Movies, we examine the leadership lessons in cultural capital from [...]

Social Capital in the Workplace: Hidden Figures, Part 2

2020-09-15T16:13:46-04:00June 13th, 2017|Leadership Coach at the Movies, Apollo, Leadership Lessons, Women in Leadership|

In Part 1 of our Hidden Figures blog series, we discussed some of the leadership lessons within the film. We can learn about leadership from the strength of the characters, as well as from the social and cultural capital at play. In this post, we’re discussing the concept of social capital in the workplace. Unlike [...]

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