Bruce Banner on Willpower

A brilliant scientist was once accidentally exposed to the blast of a gamma bomb where he absorbed a massive amount of radiation. As a result,…

Ferris Bueller on Informal Leadership

In 1986, a young man had a dream. He wanted to take a day off. We could discuss the leadership abilities he displayed in persuading…

Stephen King on Public Speaking

Whether it’s a department meeting in a small conference room or an arena-sized launch party, you cannot lead without speaking to people…publicly…and in large groups.…

Walter White on Ethical Fading

Some leaders deceive themselves into believing that they are acting morally when they clearly are not. Consider Walter White from the show Breaking Bad. Walter…

Shaquille O’Neal on Simplicity

I once worked with a CEO who said that the most important part of his job was keeping it simple. Simple communication. Simple instructions. Simple…