If you read Brian’s popular website Brian Dodd On Leadership, he frequently profiles Apex Leaders – those who are the best in their profession. After years of research, Brian identified over 300 traits and practices of the world’s best leaders. He then narrowed the list down to the 10 most common.
These traits make up the book’s content. They are the following: Read more...
In the 2018 Netflix original movie Bright, a human cop is forced to partner with an Orc. The cop is Daryl Ward (Will Smith) and the Orc is Nick Jakoby (Joel Edgerton).
Tension is high between the various races of Orcs, Elves, and Humans. Being paired up with an Orc meant Daryl Ward was in for a world of trouble.
Bright begins with Daryl being shot during an armed robbery. His partner, Nick, was busy buying a street burrito for Daryl. After a brief hospital stay, Daryl is back in the squad car with Nick riding shotgun.
While the language was very strong (multiple F-Bombs were dropped), the story was intriguing. The buddy cop twist was different. And, of course, there are plenty of leadership lessons in Netflix’s Bright. Let’s take a look at those leadership lessons below.
For many people, performance reviews seem like rather soulless exercises driven by organizational imperatives. Designed to measure performance in order to determine whether employees have met their goals and thus have contributed to the organization’s results, they are usually highly structured, formulaic, and data-oriented. Unless a leader or manager consciously sets out to make the performance review process about more than numbers, it’s not likely to help employees grow or gain greater insight into themselves and their work. Being rated on accomplishments is necessary, of course, but it is only part of the picture. If you want to invite people to bring their full and best selves to work, you must engage in a different sort of conversation.
Greg Eaton decided he wanted to change the way performance evaluations were held in his company, a thriving business that organized corporate meetings and incentive trips. The company was known for providing exceptional customer service. Read more...
Black Panther is the last Marvel Cinematic Universe movie before the character packed Avengers: Infinity War releases May 8th, 2018. With the previous Marvel movies, Black Panther had a lot to live up to. Thankfully, Black Panther delivered.
Black Panther tells the story of T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), the King of Wakanda, and his rise to the throne after his father T’Chaka (John Kani) was murdered. T’Chaka was murdered by Helmut Zemo after Ulysses Klaue (Andy Serkis) assassination attempt failed in Captain America: Civil War.
Throughout the engaging story of Black Panther, T’Challa faces internal and external threats as he navigates his newfound role as the leader of Wakanda.
Hopefully, you’ve watched Black Panther as we’re going to be discussing the leadership lessons from Black Panther in the article below.