Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Team Foxcatcher

Team Foxcatcher is a Netflix original documentary. This film documents the rise and fall of Team Foxcatcher as the founder, John du Pont, descends into madness.

John du Pont, of the famous du Pont family, founded Team Foxcatcher due to his love of wrestling and wanting to help bring the United States a title. There was also a more insidious reason behind John’s founding.

John du Pont in a Foxcatcher hoodie

This is all explored in the great documentary Team Foxcatcher.

Not only do you get a fascinating, yet sad, story when you watch this film. You also will discover multiple leadership lessons from leaders and leaders gone bad.

Sit back, grab your bucket of popcorn, and get ready for Reel Leadership lessons from Team Foxcatcher.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Team Foxcatcher

1. John du Pont:

My goal in life is to teach…

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Netflix’s Point Blank

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Point Blank is a Netflix original movie that recently was released on the streaming service. The movie tells the story of Anthony Mackie (Sam Wilson in The Avengers movies) as Paul the nurse and Frank Grillo as the criminal Abe.

What you get in Point Blank is an awkward buddy movie where the two stars battle against criminals and corrupt cops. It could be a fun summer movie but, somehow, Point Blank shoots blanks in this original movie.

That’s not to say you won’t walk away with Reel Leadership lessons from Point Blank. That’s not the case. You will find plenty of leadership lessons. What you won’t find is a great movie.

I was okay with that as it was a semi-enjoyable movie. But enough with the quality of Point Blank. It’s time to discuss the leadership lessons in the movie.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Little Prince

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The Little Prince is a Netflix original movie based on the novella of the same name. Originally published in 1943 by writer and poet Antoine de Saint-Exupery under the title of Le Petit Prince, it tells the story of a young prince who visits Earth and the man who met him.

leadership lessons from The Little Prince

Netflix adapted this story into a beautiful, teary-eyed animated feature in 2015. The story of The Little Prince carries over into the movie world beautifully.

Not only is The Little Prince an engaging story. The Little Prince contains a massive amount of leadership lessons for the viewer.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Little Prince

1. You may be mistaken for something you’re not:

The Aviator (Jeff Bridges) had drawn a snake eating an animal in his youth. People who saw his drawing mistook the drawing for a hat.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Cloverfield Paradox

During a Superbowl 52 commercial, viewers were treated to a surprise. Netflix released the trailer for the Netflix original movie The Cloverfield Paradox. And a release date: February 4th, 2018… The same night of the Superbowl and the same night the ad aired.

Whoa! Minds were blown and people were ready to watch the next chapter of the Cloverfield multiverse release. How would The Cloverfield Paradox tie into Cloverfield and 10 Cloverfield Lane? You would have to go to Netflix to find out.

Quotes and leadership lessons from The Cloverfield Paradox

The Cloverfield Paradox

The Cloverfield Paradox takes place before the original J.J. Abrams’ Cloverfield movie. A crew of astronauts was sent to outer space on the Cloverfield Station. There, they were to activate the Shepard particle accelerator to save Earth.

Earth was suffering from an energy crisis. With the Shepard particle accelerator, they would be able to create infinite energy. But something goes wrong…

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Netflix’s Bright

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In the 2018 Netflix original movie Bright, a human cop is forced to partner with an Orc. The cop is Daryl Ward (Will Smith) and the Orc is Nick Jakoby (Joel Edgerton).

Tension is high between the various races of Orcs, Elves, and Humans. Being paired up with an Orc meant Daryl Ward was in for a world of trouble.

leadership from Netflix's Bright with Will Smith

Bright begins with Daryl being shot during an armed robbery. His partner, Nick, was busy buying a street burrito for Daryl. After a brief hospital stay, Daryl is back in the squad car with Nick riding shotgun.

While the language was very strong (multiple F-Bombs were dropped), the story was intriguing. The buddy cop twist was different. And, of course, there are plenty of leadership lessons in Netflix’s Bright. Let’s take a look at those leadership lessons below.

Caution: Spoilers for Netflix’s Bright below.