The original The Lego Movie spawned multiple other Lego movies recently released a sequel. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part continues the story of Finn (Jadon Sand) and his Lego land of wonder.
In the sequel, Finn’s Legos are attacked by strange, alien creatures who want to destroy the wonderous Lego land in his basement. The aliens attack and eat a heart one of the Lego characters had created. Thus, begins their descent into the desolate Wasteland.
Scene from The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
The once cheerful characters have had to become hardened. They fear what is to come and how to save themselves.
Gone are the cheerful colors. Instead, they are replaced with browns and blacks. Colors that will keep away the invading aliens. Read more...
Eekkk! You got the call. You’ve been tasked with stepping up to a new role in your organization. They’re going to give you a new title. The title of a leader!
Let the celebration commence. You’ve taken a big step by moving into a leadership position. Congratulations.
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But you probably have some butterflies in your stomach. They’re fluttering around and making you nervous. This is normal! Every leader stepping into a first-time leadership role has the butterflies. I’d be worried if you didn’t.
As you step into your leadership role, you probably have some questions. One of those is: What is expected out of me as a leader? I can’t answer what your organization will expect from you. Their expectations will vary based on the organization you work for. Read more...
Changing the course of your life and making the new year your best one ever is tough as it is. Sometimes we make change even tougher than it has to be.
Why is that? It’s because we keep the wrong people on our teams. We believe we have to take everyone along for our transformational journies…
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When you don’t have to. You can change up your team. You put some people on the bench, “trade” them, or bring new people onto the team.
But knowing who is on your team will do you well. You need to know who is on your team and what their positions are.
Who Is On Your Team?
Like a good sports team, you need to have certain key players. Baseball teams require you to have: Read more...
- First baseman
- Second baseman
Liam Neeson returns to the big screen as Nels Coxman in the movie Cold Pursuit. Cold Pursuit is based on the Norwegian film In Order Of Disappearance. In Cold Pursuit, Neeson’s Nels Coxman pursues the men he believes played a part in the death of his son, Kyle Coxman (Micheál Richardson).
One by one, the Nels dispatches the men responsible for Kyle’s death. He uses various methods to exact his revenge until he reaches the person who made the call, Trevor ‘Viking’ Calcote (Tom Bateman). This is when everything goes crazy.
Liam Neeson in Cold Pursuit
Cold Pursuit looked like another sure-fire hit in Neeson’s catalog of movies. This film looked similar to the Taken movies or The Commuter. While similar to these movies, something is missing from Neeson’s latest film. I walked out of the theater feeling a bit let down. Talking to other filmgoers, they felt the same sense that something was missing. Read more...
If you want to move forward, you have to give up doing something. That something is looking back. Constantly looking back to the past will hinder you from moving forward.
From becoming a better husband. From being a better husband. And from being a better leader.
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It’s hard to look forward and away from the past. There are so many awesome things to look back upon.
You’ve accomplished so much. You’re proud of the time you took your wife to the perfect vacation spot and the time you spent there. Or you fondly recall the time you helped lead your team to win the sales competition in your department.
All good things! All things you should be proud of. But what happens when you constantly look back? Read more...