Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Fly Me To The Moon

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Fly Me To The Moon is an inspiring comedy-drama that will warm your heart, inspire you to do incredible things, and bring you the leadership insights you need to continue growing and becoming a better leader. Directed by Greg Berlanti and with writers Keenan Flynn, Bill Kirstein, and Rose Gilroy, the fictional story of how the United States beat Russia to the moon is hilarious yet insightful. 

Scarlett Johansson stars as Kelly Jones, a marketing genius who is turning the advertising world upside down. When she is recruited by Moe Berkus (Woody Harrelson) to work for the White House and NASA, she meets Cole Davis (Channing Tatum), a moonshot flight director. Both of their worlds collide in a romantic way that goes south. 

Woman in a yellow dress and a man in a blue shirt standing in front of a wooden guardrail

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Champions

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

Champions is a heartwarming story about a down-and-out basketball coach, Marcus (Woody Harrelson), who learns what it means to connect with his team, treat people with respect, and to tone down their anger. Marcus is an assistant coach who is fired from the Iowa Stallions. Why? Because he attacked the head coach, Coach Phil Perretti (Ernie Hudson of Ghostbusters fame).

This leads Marcus down a dangerous path of drinking, driving, and crashing into a parked police cruiser. In a moment of grace, the judge sentencing him sentences him to community service instead of jail time.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Solo: A Star Wars Story

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Memorial Day weekend 2018 saw the release of the latest movie in the Star Wars Story series: Solo. Solo tells the origin story of the beloved pilot of the Millenium Falcon. And what a backstory he had.

leadership lessons from Star Wars and Han Solo

From his days as a thief on the planet of Corellia to winning the Millenium Falcon, his days are full of adventure and intrigue. That’s what Solo sought to bring to life. Thankfully, Solo pulled off Han Solo’s origin story well.

Solo also provided many leadership lessons. Today, we’re going to look at the leadership lessons in Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Caution: Solo: A Star Wars Story spoilers below

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Solo: A Star Wars Story

1. Everyone has a story:

Watching the original Star Wars trilogy, you knew that Han Solo (originally played by Harrison Ford, portrayed by Alden Ehrenreich in Solo) had a story. You just didn’t know what his story was.