Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Commuter

A Reel Leadership Article

Every day Michael MacCauley (Liam Neeson) took the commuter train to and from work. On the day he was let go from his job, he didn’t change his ritual of riding the train. This is where the leadership lessons from The Commuter begin.

That fateful day things changed. Michael was a targeted man. Someone had a plan for him. A sinister plan.

leadership lessons from The Commuter

The Commuter was filled with a couple of great plot twists you didn’t see coming. Liam Neeson played his role perfectly as did the other cast members.

But let’s get into the leadership lessons from The Commuter before I get too far off base.

 

Caution: The Commuter spoilers below.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Commuter

1. Karen MacCauley:

We’ll find a way. We always do.

Are You A Bubble Boy?

A Reel Leadership Article

Bubble Boy

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In 2001 there was a movie released titled Bubble Boy. It was a comedy that failed yet the story can be inspirational.

The movie revolved around Jimmy Livingston. Having been born without an immune system, he was forced to live in a sterile environment.

When his neighbor moves away, she gives Jimmy a gift. A snow globe with the words “I love you” inside. This motivated Jimmy.

Jimmy build himself a bubble suit and sets off on a quest to find the girl.

Throughout the movie, Jimmy runs into multiple obstacles but continues on his journey. Eventually he finds the girl at the altar.

What would you do at this point?

Jimmy decides to take off his bubble suit so he can finally touch the girl he loves. He kisses her and promptly faints.