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Promoting Teamwork? It May Be the Key to Your Organization’s Success

Promoting Teamwork? It May Be the Key to Your Organization’s Success | Performance Project | Scoop.it
We learn at an early age the importance of working as a team. From Little League baseball to group projects in college, teamwork is usually encouraged in a major way.
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Leadership, Management Lessons from the Performing Arts
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The Performance Project

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The Performance Project” is focused on lessons for leadership and management from live performing arts, music, theatre, and dance, and from sports.

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The following link is to a song, "Why" from "Tick, Tick, Boom!"  Thanks to Michael Ingersoll, (Under the Streetlamp, Jersey Boys) for giving me:  "Over and over and over til we got it right."  It's clearly the theme song for this topic and The Performance  Project.  Message to leaders and managers:  PRACTICE! PRACTICE! PRACTICE!


Why -- from Tick, Tick, Boom


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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Valerian and Dunkirk released on the same weekend. And I’ve got to say I thought Valerian was the better of the two movies. While Dunkirk recalled the true (but fictionalized in the movie) story of the evacuation of over 300,000 men, Valerian was the more enjoyable for me. The story of Valerian captured my imagination. […]
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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Christoper Nolan’s Dunkirk

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Christoper Nolan’s Dunkirk | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Christopher Nolan is back with a tale from World War 2. Dunkirk tells the story of French, Belgian, and British allied soldiers surrounded by the German army. Their evacuation was intense and the focus of Dunkirk. Dunkirk is receiving praise from critics and moviegoers alike. People are loving what Christopher Nolan has offered up in […]
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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Spider-Man: Homecoming

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Spider-Man: Homecoming | Performance Project | Scoop.it
We first saw Tom Holland as Spider-Man in the film Captain America: Civil War. His role was brief but fun. Now we are treated to Tom Holland’s first full outing as Spider-Man in Spider-Man: Homecoming. And it is an amazing blast. Spider-Man: Homecoming continues Spider-Man’s story following the events of Captain America: Civil War. Peter Parker […]
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22 Leadership Lessons And Quotes Wonder Woman Movie

22 Leadership Lessons And Quotes Wonder Woman Movie | Performance Project | Scoop.it
While the movie entertained, the movie did something else. There were plenty of leadership lessons in the Wonder Woman movie and I’m going to share those with you today.
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Servant Leadership Lessons From a 17-Year-Old

Servant Leadership Lessons From a 17-Year-Old | Performance Project | Scoop.it
I just read a great story about what Servant Leadership looks like. It's in the new book Stadium Status: Taking Your Business to the Big Time, which is based on interviews with high performers who make the stadium their office — from country musicians, to professional athletes, to coaches. The author, John Brubaker,
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12 hard-earned life lessons from a self-made billionaire who started with a $6,000 loan

12 hard-earned life lessons from a self-made billionaire who started with a $6,000 loan | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Tilman Fertitta, restaurant mogul and star of CNBC's "Billion Dollar Buyer," shares his business wisdom.
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Body Language of Leaders: Harvey Specter - SUITS

Body Language of Leaders: Harvey Specter - SUITS | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Leader or not? Harvey Specter from Suits may not be a leader in the traditional sense but it’s very clear he is in charge when he is in the room.
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5 New TV Shows Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

Running a company isn't easy when you're also trying to overcome life's obstacles. These new series are must-sees for every business owner.
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This is adding a lot to my "watch list" but if these shows are influencing career decisions...

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Leadership Lessons From "Hamilton - The Musical"

Leadership Lessons From "Hamilton - The Musical" | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Lawyers and other business people can learn a lot about leadership from the smash broadway musical Hamilton
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Visions of Alt-Berlin in 'Man in the High Castle'

Visions of Alt-Berlin in 'Man in the High Castle' | Performance Project | Scoop.it
As documented in Albert Speer’s extensive plans, the cityscape of Welthauptstadt Germania is stunning while demonstrating the Third Reich’s obsession with scale, permanence, and order.
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This one's intense but it's a opportunity to learn from a source that I love.  Films have been a key part of many management/leadership training programs I've conducted.

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Job Hunting Lessons from "Shark Tank"

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Job Hunting Lessons from "Shark Tank"

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The series of interesting connections to reality shows continues.  "Shark Tank" gets added to the list with previous articles connecting The Profit, Kitchen Nightmares, and Bar Rescue.  I want people to think differently -- and creatively -- about the job search.

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"Audition" Review

"Audition" Review | Performance Project | Scoop.it

From futurist Joel Barker

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From The Dark Tower

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From The Dark Tower | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Stephen King’s epic dark fantasy, horror, and Western book series finally hit the big screen this weekend. The Dark Tower tells the story of a gunslinger, Roland Deschain (Idris Alba), and a young boy named Jake Chambers (Tom Taylor). Jake saw visions of a desolate Earth. It looked like a wasteland except for a gunslinger and the […]
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Game of Thrones' 4 Lessons for the Civilian Workforce

Game of Thrones' 4 Lessons for the Civilian Workforce | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Game of Thrones provides entertainment, but there is a lot to be learned from the story about jobs in the civilian world.
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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From War For The Planet Of The Apes

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From War For The Planet Of The Apes | Performance Project | Scoop.it
In July 2014, I shared leadership lessons from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Today, I’m happy to bring you leadership lessons from War for the Planet of the Apes. War for the Planet of the Apes is the last film in the new Planet of the Apes trilogy. And she leaves us with […]
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11 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Minions

11 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Minions | Performance Project | Scoop.it
This weekend saw the lovable, banana shaped evildoers from Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2 return to the big screen. In Minions, we get to see the semi-origins story of the bad guys you want to love, and maybe eat (they do look like bananas after all). The Minions can’t seem to keep a master. […]
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Why Sports Are a Terrible Metaphor for Business

Why Sports Are a Terrible Metaphor for Business | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Especially football.
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While I try and minimize my selections from sports for The Performance Project, I strongly disagree with the overall position of the article.  Maybe there's been too much emphasis on sports as a metaphor but to deny there's any valuable in messages from sports ignores too many realities.

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9 Leadership Lessons and Quotes from Star Wars

9 Leadership Lessons and Quotes from Star Wars | Performance Project | Scoop.it
There are numerous leadership lessons from the Star Wars movies. Here are some of the lessons and quotes that we can all learn from.
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10 Insightful Quotes (and Great Business Lessons) From 'Billions'

Why bother searching through the usual list of famous quotes when the best show on television provides plenty of insight on business, strategy, and leadership.
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Bobby Axelrod, ‘Billions’: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Bobby Axelrod, ‘Billions’: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know | Performance Project | Scoop.it
When it comes to Showtime's hit show Billions, there's one character that's simply gravitating. His name is Bobby "Axe" Axelrod and here's what you need to know about him.
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NCAA Basketball Coach Offers Lessons in Leading High-Performing Teams

NCAA Basketball Coach Offers Lessons in Leading High-Performing Teams | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Pam Borton, who coached the University of Minnesota women's team for 12 years and became the winningest head coach in the school's program history, is a global leadership consultant. She shared some leadership lessons with SHRM Online that she learned fro
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A sports link that has some very good messages.

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Play Is Learning

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“ Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood. ”

Fred Rogers

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This is exactly why learning from the performing arts is so powerful.

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Leadership Lessons From Walt Disney: Choose Optimism

Leadership Lessons From Walt Disney: Choose Optimism | Performance Project | Scoop.it
How valuable is optimism in our personal and professional lives? As Walt Disney’s leadership legacy shows, optimism is important for both an individual and an organization.
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Most important leadership film award goes to Hidden Figures in 2017

Most important leadership film award goes to Hidden Figures in 2017 | Performance Project | Scoop.it
The most important leadership film award, is not yet an Oscar category, but in my world it should be. And in my world the 2017 award goes to Hidden Figures.
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Four Game-Changing Leadership Lessons from Super Bowl LI

Four Game-Changing Leadership Lessons from Super Bowl LI | Performance Project | Scoop.it
There’s a reason why the Patriots continue to impress: effective leadership. Lead your team to the W with these 4 leadership lessons.
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