Almost 14 years ago, the original Incredibles movie released. Audiences were captivated by the adventures of Bob Parr/Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson – He’s not a Coach any longer but a superhero father), Helen Parr/Elastigirl (Holly Hunter), Violet Parr (Sarah Vowell), Dashiell “Dash” Parr (Huck Milner), Jack-Jack Parr (Eli Fucile), and Lucius Best/Frozone (Samuel L. Jackson).
While it’s been a long time coming, the Incredibles returned to movie theaters this past weekend. And the wait was worth it.
The theater Pam and I were in erupted with laughter. Little kids yelped in fear. Parents roared and cheered for the good guys. Incredibles 2 was a hit.
Incredibles 2 provides the viewer with great entertainment. Incredibles 2 is also filled with great leadership lessons.
Let’s take a look at the leadership lessons in Incredibles 2 and what they mean for you.
The day started off like a normal day or so it seemed. I awoke to my alarm going off. From there, I got dressed, grabbed a quick bite to eat, and spent a relaxing day with Lok. I also tossed in a quick workout on the elliptical. However, partway through the day, I started to feel groggy.
My reading comprehension seemed to wane. My eyes began to blur. And I developed a headache.
That’s when I remembered something… I forgot to take care of myself during the day. Other than a Take 5 candy bar (which are oh so delicious), I hadn’t had breakfast or lunch. By the time dinner rolled around, I was hurting.
This all hit me when Pam and I sat down for a dinner at Logan’s Roadhouse. By the time we finished eating, I felt 95% better. Feeding myself was exactly what I needed… And exactly what I had neglected to do. Read more...
Whenever I think of winters in Michigan, I think of the great times I’ve had ice climbing. From the guys to the weather to the climbing, everything falls into place perfectly.
We leave early in the morning and drive for hours. We arrive at our cabin and unpack. Then we decide whether or not to hit a climb the first day.
Image by Freddy Bahena
Most days we choose to get in at least a couple of hours of climbing. One person is climbing, another person is belaying the climber.
What Is Belaying?
Belaying is a term often used in ice climbing or rock climbing. When someone is belaying another climber, they’re the one holding another person’s life in their hands.
The climber has a rope attached to their harness. This is usually done through a figure 8 knot. The person belaying the climber has a belay device attached to their harness and the climbing rope runs through the belay device. Read more...
There have been many classic heist films in the history of cinema. Heat, The Bank Job, Baby Driver, Ocean’s 11 and 12 (fun little fact, I viewed Ocean’s 12 at my bachelor party oh so many years ago), and Bonnie And Clyde to name a few.
Heist films are all about a team pulling off an impossible job. They rob a bank, steal a bunch of cars, or knock over a casino. You get to experience the thoughts and actions of a team as they go for the score of a lifetime.
Ocean’s 8 continues in this vein.
Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) is finally released from prison after five years, eight months, and 12 days for her part in a previous Ocean robbery. Upon her release, she begins to implement a scheme she’s been devising for all those years behind bars. Read more...
Recently, I had the opportunity to ask Garry his thoughts about servant leadership and changes in the leadership landscape. He was gracious enough to allow me to share his answers with you! I’m excited to let you have a peak at our discussion and what servant leadership looks like.