Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Slumberland

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Growing up, I remember playing the Nintendo Entertainment System’s video game Little Nemo: The Dream Master by Capcom. It was a video game about Nemo and his journey through dreams. I also remember watching Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland.

The game was based on the comic series from 1910-1911. Those comics didn’t age well.

Recently, a new entry in the Little Nemo series was released. The release is the Netflix movie Slumberland.

Slumberland stars Jason Momoa as the eccentric Flip, Marlow Barkley as Nemo, and Chris O’Dowd as Uncle Phillip.

Jason Mamoa in the Netflix movie Slumberland

The film is enjoyable, especially as a great retelling of a classic story. You’ll be taken to the real world along to dreamland. There, the cast faces multiple challenges.

7 Time Management Strategies For Busy Leaders

You know the challenge. You question yourself every day whether or not you’re managing your time the best you can.

You’ve heard the gurus shout to eliminate anything that doesn’t make you more productive. You’ve tried cutting out the things that they say weigh you down or waste your time. But you still feel like you’re struggling to manage your time. 

It’s okay to feel overwhelmed with this task. Managing your time isn’t easy. It’s more of a science than anything. It’s one that you’ve got to tinker with and adjust.

My time management strategies won’t work for everyone. There’s no one size fits all solution. Yet, I feel they’re a good starting point for anyone looking to manage their time better.

Building Emotional Resilience In The Workplace

Is there a more stressful job than leading a team of people? Maybe it’s leading a group of people who don’t want to align, chase the vision of your organization, or lack the motivation to finish their work.

Leadership is stressful. You’re taxed to the max. Sometimes, you feel like you’re at your breaking point. Especially with the last few years of the COVID-19 pandemic and the following labor shortage.

What’s a leader to do? You’ve got to build up your emotional resilience.

Woman sitting on a trail in the woods. Fog is surrounding her.

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Building Emotional Resilience In The Workplace

Emotional resilience is the ability to adapt to stressful situations or crises. That sure sounds like something we’ve had to do a lot of since 2020.

We know stressful situations and crises are going to come our way. It’s one of the things that we signed up for as leaders. We’re there to handle the challenges our employees and organization will face.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Equalizer 3

A Reel Leadership Article

My latest book, Reel Leadership, is now available on Amazon. If you love movies and leadership, you will love this book.

Denzel Washington returns for his third outing as Robert McCall. Robert is a former special agent who has come out of retirement to fight the thugs threatening his peaceful residence in Southern Italy.

He’s a gentle man with a brutal side that is unleashed whenever he or someone he cares about is threatened. As Vincent Quaranta (Andrea Scarduzio) and his brother Marco (Andrea Dodero) begin to terrorize the city he now wants to call home, he can’t take it anymore. He unleashes his own brand of violence as he attempts to clean out the corruption.

Denzel Washington in The Equalizer 3 movie. He's sitting in a chair, held captive by mobsters.

The Equalizer 3 is the third film in this action-packed series. You can find the first two films here. The good thing is you don’t have to watch the previous films to understand what’s happening in part three. The movie could stand by itself.

Strategies for Providing Support to a Struggling Team Member

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In today’s dynamic professional landscape, every team inevitably faces the challenge of providing support to a struggling team member. Whether these struggles arise from personal hardships, mounting work stress, or complex journeys like addiction and its recovery, the urgency to offer unwavering support remains constant. Building trust with your team forms the foundation of this support, setting the tone for an inclusive, empathetic, and positive work environment. As leaders or peers, it’s not just about recognizing the need for support but also understanding the nuances of delivering it effectively.