There have been many great movies released in 2019. From the Marvel blockbuster event of Avengers: Endgame to Rambo: Last Blood to the surprisingly good Pokemon: Detective Pickachu, 2019 is a year of great movies.
Then there are the movies that are going to stand the test of time. I believe Endgame will be one of those. Alongside Endgame will be the new release of Ford V Ferrari. Ford V Ferrari tells the story of automotive designer Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) and Ken Miles (Christian Bale), a British race car driver. These two believed they could rival the multi-winning Ferrari and bring Ford a victory at the 24-hour Le Mans race.
You will feel like you were transported back in time with Ford V Ferrari. The costumes were authentic to the period. So are the depictions of the Ford automotive factory in Detroit, Michigan. Read more...
Change will not only impact you. Your team will be impacted by changes in their lives and in your organization.
Are you prepared to help navigate them through the changes they will face? You better.
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As a leader, you have a responsibility to help them through the changes they will face. They are looking to you for guidance. They are looking to you for assurance things will be okay.
You get to be the strong one. You get to be the one who helps your team navigate change.
But how do you help your team navigate change? What can be done to make change easier on your team?
Great question! Let’s take a look at what you can do to help your team deal with change.
Helping Your Team Navigate Changes
You have a responsibility to your team to help them get through change. They will struggle without your guidance and assistance. Read more...
Change is coming. Some of the change will be good change. Maybe you’re getting a raise or a promotion. Maybe you’re finally getting married. Or maybe you just paid off your mortgage (if you want to see how long it will take to pay off your mortgage, you can use one of these mortgage calculators).
There are good changes. These changes are the ones that are typically easy to navigate and lead through.
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But what happens when there is negative change? What do you do then?
We will all face negative change. This change will challenge you and make you squirm. It’ll tell you that you’re not good enough or you’re not wanted.
Yet you can navigate through the negative change. YOU can make it through!
Dealing With Negative Changes
Negative changes will come at you hard. They’ll make your head spin and wonder what you’re going to do. Read more...
Olympus Has Fallen is the 2013 movie that started the Fallen series with Gerard Butler. Additional entries in this film series are: London Has Fallen and Angel Has Fallen.
Mike Banning is the hero of these stories. He has to frequently rescue the President of the United States or other governmental officials. Through it all, he comes out on top.
In this first movie, Banning is a disgraced Secret Service agent. His failure? Letting President Ben Asher’s (Aaron Eckhart) wife, Margaret (Ashley Judd), die after a car accident.
Banning had a choice. He could save the President’s wife or he could save the President. Being a Secret Service agent, he had to choose the President.
His choice changed the trajectory of his career. It also allowed him to become the hero in Olympus Has Fallen. Read more...
Change… The one thing that never changes. You can always expect there to be change in your life and leadership.
Change is a constant. You’re not going to escape from it though many people try to avoid change.
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This brings up a valid question about change. The question?
What to do with change?
Every leader needs to ask themselves this question. You need to have an idea of what change is coming and what you can do with the change.
There are many leaders who aren’t willing to answer this question. For them, their leadership days are numbered. For you, faithful reader, the answer is different.
You know you can’t ignore the question. You have to be willing to answer this defining leadership question.
What To Do With Change
There are two things you can do with change. One will help you to continue growing. The other will stunt your growth as a leader. Read more...