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Pirates GM Neal Huntington committed to his vision of how to build team

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Pirates GM Neal Huntington committed to his vision of how to build team
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
"I think it starts with, and obviously it comes from him, a vision for the organization, a vision for the club," assistant GM Greg Smith said.
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The focus of the Performance Project is on the performing arts -- but on occasion it does include good examples from sports.

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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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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Ratchet & Clank

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Ratchet & Clank | Performance Project | Scoop.it
The Ratchet & Clank movie brought the Sony PlayStation game to the big screen. With big name actors Paul Giamatti, John Goodman, Bella Thorne, Rosario Dawson, and Sylvester Stallone voicing the classic video game characters, Ratchet & Clank had the talent to make a blockbuster movie. Unfortunately, Ratchet & Clank received less than glowing reviews. With the …
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The Various Relationships A Leader Must Juggle

The Various Relationships A Leader Must Juggle | Performance Project | Scoop.it
I remember watching an entertainer juggling multiple balls at once. Up in the air goes one ball as another falls and still there’s another ball somewhere in-between. Over and over again, the entertainer would keep the balls in the air. All while making the skill of juggling look simple. But juggling isn’t simple. Juggling takes …
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There was an excellent time management focused video -- decades ago -- that focused on juggling as the main metaphor for key time management principles.  In addition, here's another great example how so many "performing arts" provide us with great examples for leadership and management.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Avengers: Infinity War

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The last ten years of movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been a slow build that ended this weekend. This weekend, Marvel heroes including Captain America (Chris Evans), Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman), and others finally face off against the Mad Titan himself, Thanos (Josh Brolin). Everything Marvel has done in their movie …
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Career Lessons from “Billion Dollar Buyer”

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Like articles I’ve written based on “Shark Tank,” “The Profit,” “Kitchen Nightmares,” and “Bar Rescue,” I find these business “reality” shows interesting from a variety of business perspectives.  In addition, I started seeing messages for job seekers, with unique points of view based on the various themes of the different shows and the unique personalities of the shows’ personalities.
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While the articles I've written from different "reality" shows are primarily done for my 212-Careers topic, there is still a connection to the Performance Project, so...

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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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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Rob Bell's The Heretic

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Rob Bell's The Heretic | Performance Project | Scoop.it
The Heretic is an original documentary about the former pastor of Mars Hill, Rob Bell. Rob Bell rose to fame in West Michigan as he began preaching at Mars Hill church and started a series of short films that were spiritual reflections on life. Being from West Michigan, I was very interested in seeing the …
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Why Does Willie Nelson Still Do It? –

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Willie Nelson talks to us about how he’s able to continuing writing—and touring—well into his eighties.
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Some great career messages here!

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American Idol’s Lesson In Mentorship

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ABC's American Idol may be a strange place to find an example of perfect mentorship, but stay with me here. Rachel Platten, a world class singer, songwriter and performer, doesn't withhold or 'dumb down' her talent in this duet she
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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. Netflix adapted this story into …
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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

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Pacific Rim | Performance Project | Scoop.it
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?

Is It Time To Change The Soundtrack Of Your Life? | Performance Project | Scoop.it
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

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Paul: Apostle Of Christ Movie | Performance Project | Scoop.it
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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