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Why The Best Teams Might Be Temporary

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Research suggests that an established team can become too comfortable.
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Wow -- what a good piece on lessons from Broadway -- one of my favorite sources for this project.

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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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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Cloverfield Paradox

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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 …
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Lessons from "The Profit"

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I’ve learned a lot about industrial organization watching The Profit, a reality-TV show on CNBC featuring businessman Marcus Lemonis. In each episode Lemonis buys into a failing small-to-medium-sized business and works to turn it around. Lemonis doesn’t invest in a random sample of businesses nor even in a random sample of failing businesses. Nevertheless, the …
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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Ready Player One

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Steven Spielberg brings Ernest Cline’s award-winning novel Ready Player One to the big screen. Any time a director tries to translate a New York Bestseller to film, they face an uphill battle. Fans of the book are looking for a faithful book to movie translation. Moviegoers are looking for a great story. Most of the […]
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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Tomb Raider

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Previously, Angelina Jolie brought the video game Tomb Raider to the big screen. Now Alicia Vikander takes over the moniker of Lara Croft and is the lead actress in the newest Tomb Raider movie. Tomb Raider tells the story of Lara Croft. Lara is the daughter of missing adventurer Lord Richard Croft (Dominic West). She starts her […]
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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Death Wish

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I’ve often wondered what I would do if I was ever put into a situation like Bryan Mills from Taken or, now, Dr. Paul Kersey (Bruce Willis) in the new Death Wish movie. Would I want to extract revenge for the pain brought upon me or the deaths I had to witness? As a man, […]
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Star Wars: How to Use the Force in Your Job Search

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With Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens opening this week, you’re probably getting excited. We’ve been waiting more than 30 years to see more adventures featuring Luke, Han, Leia, R2-D2 and the rest of the gang! But if you’re considering a job change, or if you’ve already started a job search, finding the job that’s right for you is much more exciting than J.J. Abrams’ new space opera.
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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Black Panther

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Black Panther is the last Marvel Cinematic Universe movie before the character packed Avengers: Infinity War releases May 8th, 2018. With the previous Marvel movies, Black Panther had a lot to live up to. Thankfully, Black Panther delivered. Black Panther tells the story of T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), the King of Wakanda, and his rise to the […]
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Use Winter Olympics to Light Up Employee Engagement

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Organizations celebrate the 2018 Winter Olympics as a way to boost morale, engagement and inclusion.
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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Star Wars: The Last Jedi | Performance Project | Scoop.it
Star Wars: The Last Jedi had to be one of my most anticipated movies of the year. Having seen Star Wars: Rogue One and Star Wars: The Force Awakens in recent years, my hopes were extremely high for an amazing new Star Wars movie. Star Wars: The Last Jedi didn’t disappoint me. The Last Jedi […]
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Leadership And Management Lessons From The Christmas Train

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“The Christmas Train” is a Hallmark Movies and Mysteries production based on David Baldacci’s book.  It’s a love story with a bit of humor, mystery, the dangers of a train stalled by a snowstorm, and an ending with a great twist.  The multiple themes are best summarized by a repeated line: “There’s something about a […]
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OK - so it will be easy for people who know me -- Christmas and Trains -- had to write this and grateful to Joseph Lalonde for publishing it.  

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Why We Modeled Our Hiring Process on the NFL and NASA

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Don’t ask applicants about their skills — see what they can do.
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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Maze Runner: The Death Cure | Performance Project | Scoop.it
This past weekend, the last movie in the Maze Runner series released. First, we were given The Maze Runner in 2014. The sequel was The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials in 2015. Last, but not least, we were treated to The Maze Runner: The Death Cure. The Maze Runner: The Death Cure completes the story of Thomas […]
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What Happens to Student Behavior When Schools Prioritize Art

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Sir Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica explain how a school redistributed funds to bring back arts education and saw student behavior improve dramatically.
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Leadership and Career Messages from Formula 1 and NASCAR April 8, 2018

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Leadership and Career Messages from Formula 1 and NASCAR April 8, 2018 The Performance Project is focused on lessons for leadership and management from live performing arts: music, theatre, and dan…
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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Hurricane Heist

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Sometimes you just want to go to a mindless movie. One where you can sit back, relax, and laugh with your wife. That’s what Pam and I thought when we saw the previews for The Hurricane Heist. Cheesy. Fun. Stupid. When you have a movie based on the idea of a group of criminals robbing …
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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Pacific Rim

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Five years after the original Pacific Rim released, the world is treated to the second Pacific Rim film, Pacific Rim: Uprising. Starring John Boyega (Finn in the new Star Wars films) as Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost (Idris Elba), the hero of the first Pacific Rim. Jake is a troubled young adult. He’s been in […]
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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From A Wrinkle In Time

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Disney adapts Madeleine L’Engle’s story A Wrinkle In Time for the big screen. Starring Storm Reid as Meg Murry, Deric McCabe as the brainiac, adopted son Charles Wallace Murry, and Levi Miller as Calvin O’Keefe, A Wrinkle In Time tells the story of Meg after her father, Dr. Alex Murry (Chris Pine), has been missing for 4 years. […]
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How To Build Courage

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Do you remember the classic movie Wizard Of Oz with Judy Garland as Dorothy? There was another character in the movie. He was played by Bert Lahr. This character was the Cowardly Lion. The Cowardly Lion was scared of everything. Something goes BUMP! and he would jump. He was a true ‘fraidy cat. He’d failed […]
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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 […]
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Is It Time To Change The Soundtrack Of Your Life?

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Research tells us that by this point in the year over 80% of people have given up on their New Year’s resolution. The resolutions, the goals people have set have been given up. Maybe you’re in the same boat. You resolved to lose 30 pounds by June. You weighed yourself and you’re up 3 pounds. […]
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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Paul: Apostle Of Christ Movie

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I recently was invited to an advance screening of the new Christian movie Paul: Apostle Of Christ. Paul: Apostle Of Christ shares the last days of Paul as he and Luke spend time together in Mamertine Prison and Luke writes down Paul’s story. Paul: Apostle Of Christ is a moving story for any Christian and […]
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6 Business Lessons Learned From an Escape Room 

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An escape room is a challenging game where participants are locked in a room and they need to solve puzzles to escape. Done right, there are some great business lessons.
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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Unbreakable

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I have fond memories of M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable movie. Starring Bruce Willis as David Dunn and Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price/Mr. Glass, the movie weaves together elements of comic books into the movie world. What you watch in Unbreakable is a well-honed movie. With M. Night Shyamalan’s Split released in theaters earlier this year […]
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Wisdom from Frank Sinatra

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“ Throughout my career, if I have done anything, I have paid attention to every note and every word I sing - if I respect the song. If I cannot project this to a listener, I fail. ”
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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Paddington 2

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Paddington Bear (Ben Wishaw) once again makes an appearance on the big screen. After settling into the community, Paddington is a beloved member of the community who makes the lives of those around him better… Until one night when a thief breaks into Mr. Gruber’s (Jim Broadbent) antique shop to steal a very special pop-up […]
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