Bang! A crisis hits and your mind begins to race with the possibilities.
You try to run through every possible outcome in your mind. Most of them ending in disaster. Then there’s the master plan. The one that has all its ducks in a row and you come out with your hands raised high like Rocky.
In your mind, you have all of the plans in place. Each piece fits perfectly.
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Yet, in real life, we know this rarely works. Our big picture planning for a crisis leads us to despair and depression.
It doesn’t have to be this way. There’s a better way to lead through the crisis than having all of the answers. I want to suggest we think small to lead through a crisis. Read more...
Many of us out there may feel like we’ve been repeating the same day over and over again since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Layoffs, lounging around the house, and rinse and repeat…
The days can begin to blend together. My friends and I joke about it but it can be a drain.
If you’ve ever watched the 1933 comedy Groundhog Day (pick up your copy on Amazon), you know the pain Bill Murray’s Phil felt. The alarm clock sounds, you wake up, you do the same things. Heck… even your normal, daily routine could feel like Groundhog Day.
This is one of the reasons I recently watched Groundhog Day on Netflix. I wanted to bring a little bit of laughter to my life but I also wanted to see a movie I could sympathize with now. And I could… Read more...
Yet, his works will live on for generations. They will continue to touch Christians and non-Christians around the world.
Today, I wanted to reflect on the life of Ravi Zacharias and share some of his insights with you. They will help you become a better leader. More important, they will help you become a better person. Read more...
Hancock is the 2008 broken superhero film starring Will Smith as John Hancock, Charlize Theron as Embrey, and Jason Bateman as Ray Embrey. It’s a fun film and you will take away leadership lessons from Hancock.
What’s Hancock about? Hancock is the story of an ill-behaved superpowered person. He saves people, yeah… however, his exploits leave destruction in his wake.
His behavior makes Hancock the most hated man in Los Angeles, CA. I can’t blame the people. He was a train-wreck.
Until one man came into his life: Ray.
Ray changes Hancock for the better. Not only that, but he also helps us, the viewer, discover leadership lessons through this movie.
Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Hancock
1. Leaders need to be reminded why they’re here:
Hancock opens with a police chase and Hancock passed out on a concrete bench. The chase is terrorizing the city. All Hancock can do is sleep. Read more...