Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Cold Pursuit

A Reel Leadership Article

Liam Neeson returns to the big screen as Nels Coxman in the movie Cold Pursuit. Cold Pursuit is based on the Norwegian film In Order Of Disappearance. In Cold Pursuit, Neeson’s Nels Coxman pursues the men he believes played a part in the death of his son, Kyle Coxman (Micheál Richardson).

One by one, the Nels dispatches the men responsible for Kyle’s death. He uses various methods to exact his revenge until he reaches the person who made the call, Trevor ‘Viking’ Calcote (Tom Bateman). This is when everything goes crazy.

Movie poster of Liam Neeson as Nels Coxman in Cold Pursuit

Liam Neeson in Cold Pursuit

Cold Pursuit looked like another sure-fire hit in Neeson’s catalog of movies. This film looked similar to the Taken movies or The Commuter. While similar to these movies, something is missing from Neeson’s latest film. I walked out of the theater feeling a bit let down. Talking to other filmgoers, they felt the same sense that something was missing.

The Fastest Way To Lose Your Audience

You’ve spent a lot of time and energy on building up an audience. Whether that’s in the office, through a blog, within a church, or another type of organization your work hasn’t gone unnoticed.

Over the years, you’ve gained traction. You’ve seen new readers come to your blog. You’ve seen your business grow. Or maybe you’ve gained more influence within the office environment.

Then something happened. People stopped listening. They stopped following you.

You lost your audience.

here's how you lose your audience

Image by Evan Rummel

Losing Your Audience Sucks

Yeah, you heard me. Losing your audience sucks. Especially after all of the time and energy you put into your work.

You crafted perfect blog posts. You worked your tail off to get where you are. And you rose through the ranks to new heights.

Then it all came crashing down.

6 Easy Ways To Grow Your Blog Audience

I haven’t met a blogger who hasn’t wanted to have a larger audience. Have you?

I didn’t think so.

You can grow your blog audience

When you begin putting yourself out on the internet and blogging about a topic you like, whether it’s blogging about leaders or drones or some other interest of yours, you want to gain the attention of people and have them come to your site.

That’s a given. However, so many bloggers don’t put in any effort to bring in new audience members.

We’re going to discuss that today and help you grow your blog following

1. Reach out to other bloggers in your area of expertise: Common business philosophy has told us that competitors can’t help each other out. There’s only so many clients to go around and you can’t help a rival gain a customer.

An Invitation To Guest Post Or Contribute An Article

As I’ve grown my platform at JMLalonde.com, I’ve had many bloggers ask if they could guest post on the site. It’s always an honor to be able to share my platform with others. In fact, I think it’s my responsibility to help others expand their reach. This is why I’m giving an invitation to guest post or contribute an article on the blog.

My posting schedule will continue to be Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Guest posts will be in addition to these standard days and, for the most part, appear on Saturdays. Contributed posts may fall on any day of the week. This will allow me to continue sharing my knowledge and give you the opportunity to share yours with my community.

However, with that, I will have some guidelines. GUEST POSTING GUIDELINES: