I try to watch at least one Christmas movie every year. Most Christmas movies do nothing for me. Except for movies like Die Hard.
Last year, I watched the original Die Hard again. It’s always a great Christmas movie. This year, I knew I had to watch a different Christmas movie, or else it would be hard to bring new leadership insights to Reel Leadership.
Going through Christmas movies, I remembered there’s another great Christmas movie. Die Hard 2: Die Harder.
Roll with me on this. Die Hard 2 is a Christmas movie.
John McClane (Bruce Willis) returns to pick his wife, Holly McClane (Bonnie Bedelia) from the Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C. He notices a couple of suspicious characters and acts. All of this happens, once again, around Christmas. Read more...
Life is exhausting, we get it. No one is blaming, shaming, or judging you for opting to sleep after any duration of stressful hours. There is nothing better to do when you are exhausted than relaxing and probably sleep.
Sometimes, though, as a leader, you worry about letting people down, not keeping up to your integrity, wasting time, or being selfish. Any great leader will tell you to stop and consider the effect you are actually going to have on your team or family if you lead from a place of exhaustion.
The human body is machinery like no other, but that doesn’t make us invincible. Cars need duramax head studs to prevent oil from leaking into and breaking down the engine, and so do humans-our studs just look and are applied differently! Read more...