Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Breaking In

A Reel Leadership Article

I know what you were expecting. You were expecting a leadership lessons from Deadpool 2 article today. Well, you’re not getting it.

After watching the first Deadpool movie, I realized it would be too crass and vulgar for a Reel Leadership. Instead, I’m using the Mother’s Day movie Breaking In for this week’s Reel Leadership article.

Leadership lessons from Breaking In

Breaking In stars Gabrielle Union as Shaun Russell. Shaun had inherited her father’s house after he was brutally run over by a crazy driver.

The young mother and her two children head to the recently inherited house. They discover the house is a fortress. Her father or grandfather had installed a high-tech security system.

While the home was a high-tech fortress, a band of criminals had planned to break into the home. And they did.

Will your marriage affect your leadership ability?

When you get married, your focus shifts from yourself to your spouse. It is one of the most important relationships that you will have. Your relationship with your spouse will also affect the quality of your leadership.

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In EntreLeadership, Dave Ramsey talks about the spousal interview. During the hiring process Dave will require an interview with the spouse of the prospective employee. He does this to see if the prospect is married to ‘crazy.’ That is someone who makes life miserable, has a bad attitude, or is high maintenance.

Your spouse requires a lot of time and effort. Crazy spouses and bad relationships require even more time and effort.

If you have a crazy spouse it will drain on your leadership skills.

Nagging, bickering, and pettiness will drain your energy.

Your focus will be off. It will be on her and keeping her happy rather than leading to the best of your ability.