Leadership Lessons And Quotes From American Assassin

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Imagine you’ve just proposed to the love of your life. You’ve gone up to the bar to order drinks. Then you hear gunfire.

Terrorists have stormed the beach. They’re gunning down anyone and everyone that moves. Including your new fiance.

This is how American Assassin starts.

Quotes and leadership lessons from American Assassin

Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) thus begins his journey for revenge. His lust for vengeance cannot be quelled.

But what can American Assassin teach you about leadership? Let’s take a look at the leadership lessons in American Assassin.

Caution: American Assassin spoilers below.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From American Assassin

1. Celebrate your victories:

Before everything goes sideways, Mitch Rapp asked his girlfriend Katrina (Charlotte Vega) to marry him. She said yes to the ring and him. He was ecstatic and ready to celebrate.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Stephen King’s It

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In 1986, Stephen King released the terrifying horror novel It. Then came the TV mini-series It in 1990 with Tim Curry as the evil clown Pennywise. Now, Stephen King’s It is released to the big screen.

Starring Bill Skarsgård as Pennywise the clown and a cast of young up and coming actors, It brings thrills, chills, and horror to the big screen.

quotes and Leadership lessons from Stephen King's It

It tells the story of a band of misfit boys and a single girl. Billy Denbrough (Jaeden Lieberher), Ben Hanscom (Jeremy Ray Taylor), Richie Tozier (Finn Wolfhard), Mike Hanlon (Chosen Jacobs), Eddie Kaspbrak (Jack Dylan Grazer), Stanley Uris (Wyatt Oleff), and Beverly Marsh (Sophia Lillis) join forces to defeat the maniacal Pennywise the clown after Billy’s brother Georgie goes missing (you see he is dragged into the sewer by Pennywise early in the movie). But how does a band of misfits defeat an evil clown? It tells that story. And tells it well.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Blade Runner: The Final Cut

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Are you ready to flashback to the year 1982? That’s the year Blade Runner was originally released.

Blade Runner is the movie adaptation of the Phillip K. Dick novel Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? Blade Runner the movie tells the story of Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) as he’s forced to return to his old job as a Blade Runner. As a Blade Runner, Deckard is tasked with hunting down and eliminating four escaped Replicants who have made the journey back to Earth.

quotes and leadership lessons from Blade Runner

As he hunts down these Replicants, Deckard meets a young woman, Rachel (Sean Young). He tests her using the Voight-Kampf test which helps differentiate between humans and Replicants. The Voight-Kampf test shows Rachel is a Replicant. Regardless of the results, Deckard falls for her and has to make a tough choice.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Leap! The Movie

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Leap! tells the story of two orphans, Félicie (Elle Fanning) and her best friend Victor (Nat Wolff), and their journey to Paris, France. The pair travel to France because Félicie dreams of becoming a famous ballet dancer and Victor pines for the young Félicie.

Their journey has twists and turns as Félicie falls for another ballet dancer, she steals another young girl’s identity, and Victor pursues his dreams of becoming an inventor. Everything comes together with a smashing end you won’t see coming.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Leap! The Movie

Not only does Leap! deliver in the storytelling arena, you will find plenty of leadership lessons in Leap!

Caution: Leap! spoilers below

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Leap! The Movie

1. Félicie:

Stop doing your grumpy face.

Leap! starts with a chuckle as Félicie tells Victor to stop doing his grumpy face. He was upset and his face was surely showing his emotions.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From The Hitman’s Bodyguard

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The Hitman’s Bodyguard contains Samuel L. Jackson (who played Nick Fury in the Avengers) and Ryan Reynolds (the man behind Deadpool). These two bring a fun air to the irreverent yet enjoyable new movie The Hitman’s Bodyguard.

Ryan Reynold’s character Michael Bryce is tasked with protecting the successful hitman Darius Kincaid (played by Samuel L. Jackson) after Kincaid agrees to testify against a genocidal maniac. The laughs ensue. The action commences. And you have a hilarious movie waiting for you.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From The Hitman's Bodyguard

But to be honest, I wasn’t sure if I should bring my leadership notebook to The Hitman’s Bodyguard. The movie is rated R and knowing the two main actors, I was expecting crass, vulgar, and inappropriateness to be shown.

The Hitman’s Bodyguard does deliver with crass humor and lots of vulgarity (though I’m not sure there was more than the comic-book movie Logan). Thankfully, there was very little sexualness to the movie. The Hitman’s Bodyguard did deliver in one other area: Leadership lessons.