Tag Archives: Film

What Pastors and Church Leaders Can Learn About Leadership From Transformers 3

Transformers: Dark of the Moon is opening this Friday to lukewarm reviews.  Critics are claiming that while the special effects are phenomenal, the storyline and character development is weak.  Director Michael Bay is unphased by their thoughts. Bay told the USA Today, “There are 300 critics in the world.  There’s tens and tens and tens of millions […]

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7 Leadership Quotes And Lessons From Thor

This past weekend I had the opportunity to see the movie Thor.  It is a fun movie and provides a breakout role for Chris Hemsworth who is going to be a star.  I really enjoy the Marvel movies and this one gives us some good leadership quotes and lessons.  Enjoy! “Kings do not seek out war but they prepare for […]

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10 Leadership Quotes And Principles From Soul Surfer

Normal is overrated.  That is the main principle I took from the inspiring true story of Bethany Hamilton, played by AnnaSophia Robb, in the movie Soul Surfer.  Hamilton was a teenage surfing champion who lost her left arm in a shark attack but worked her way back to champion status once again.  It is a great movie that I […]

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10 Most Popular Posts Of January 2011

January was an amazing month!  Overall readership grew by 96% while subscriptions grew by an incredible 149%.  In addition to the site’s growth, I introduced a forum called The Leadership Tribe which allows leaders to make their voices heard and connect with other leaders to share thoughts, insights, and resources on leadership.  I’m really excited about the potential of […]

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20 Quotes From Gordon Gekko And Wall Street

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps comes out on DVD Tuesday, just in time for Christmas.  For anyone interested leadership, it would make a great gift.  The following is a post I wrote shortly after the movie’s release earlier this year.  Was the iconic character Gordon Gekko played by Michael Douglas correct when he said “Greed is good.”  All leaders […]

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Inception Has 7 Leadership Principles That Could Give You A Merry Christmas

Inception was the finest movie I saw in 2010 and should win the Academy Award for Best Picture.  With its dvd arrival on Tuesday, the following is the best leadership principles from a two-part series I wrote on the movie earlier this past summer.  You can read those posts here and here.  The Father’s Role – At its […]

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10 Leadership Principles From The Denzel Washington Movie Unstoppable

Unstoppable is unbelievable!  Great action.  Great pacing.  Great tension.  Denzel Washington is my favorite actor of this generation and Unstoppable adds to the resume.  This 20th Century Fox movie, directed by Tony Scott, is based upon the 2001 CSX unmanned train incident and the actions needed to avert certain disaster. From a leadership perspective, this movie is primarily about the importance and consequences of […]

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