War for the Planet of the Apes is the last film in the new Planet of the Apes trilogy. And she leaves us with an epic leadership message.
Warning: Spoilers for War of the Planet of the Apes below.
Leadership Lessons And Quotes From War For The Planet Of The Apes
1. Great leaders connect the past with the present and future:
As War for the Planet of the Apes open, you are treated to text that shares what happened in Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. These brief synopsis of the previous Planet of the Ape movies helps viewers remember what came before. And then prepares them for what is next by giving an intro to War for the Planet of the Apes. Read more...
There are going to be tough times in your organization. Sales might be down or you’ll lose key players.
Something will go wrong. That is a guarantee.
But even in these dark times, you need to do something. You need to give your team hope.
The Power Of Hope
My favorite movie series has to be Star Wars. There’s an epic story that goes on.
One where we see a young, powerful boy transform into the biggest baddie the galaxy has ever seen. From there, we see hope rise with the Rebel Alliance forming to fight back against the evil Empire. And, we’re now at a point where the Jedis are gone and a new Jedi is rising.
The Star Wars movies all carried a similar theme: Hope. We must have hope. Read more...
Who would have guessed surviving in business is a lot like surviving lost in the wilderness. I wouldn’t but Jonathan David Lewis researched and discovered this is the case.
Jonathan has a new book, Brand Vs. Wild, that recently released and I couldn’t wait to have him on the Answers From Leadership podcast to discuss the similarities between being lost in business and lost in the wilderness, how to recover, and much more.
Listen To The Answers From Leadership Podcast
How would you define leadership?
That’s a big question. It’s also in its simplest terms something around servanthood or serving others. The best leaders in my life never Lorded things over me.
The best leaders in my life I’ve always wanted to follow. I think even the concept of leading, you’re out in front of somebody and they have the choice to follow. Read more...
Now we are treated to Tom Holland’s first full outing as Spider-Man in Spider-Man: Homecoming. And it is an amazing blast.
Spider-Man: Homecoming continues Spider-Man’s story following the events of Captain America: Civil War. Peter Parker dons the same suit he had in Civil War to become the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man in his own neighborhood.
Except for he begins to face challenges he can’t handle with his inexperience.
Peter Parker encounters Adrian Toomes/The Vulture (Played by Michael Keaton who once played Batman). He and his team are equipped with weapons fashioned from alien technology. That weaponry is dangerous. More dangerous than our friendly Spider-Man should be facing on his own. Read more...