Weekly Success Digest #1

 #Intro

Every week we bring you the most relevant content to help run your project team successfully. This week, the focus is on movies, so grab your popcorn, sit back and enjoy.

 #ProjectManagement

The Avengers, has become one of the most successful movie series of all time, surprisingly you can learn a thing or two about improving your project management skills from these guys: 8 Project Management Lessons from the Avengers

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#SuccessStory

Not many people know that Sylvester Stallone was homeless before making his first appearance as Rocky Balboa.  This amazing story goes as follows; Sly Stallone was offered up to $350,000 for the Rocky script but he refused on the basis that the studio did not want him to be the leading actor in the film. Eventually the studio gave in, paid $35,000 for the script and allowed Sly to be the leading actor. As we all know, Rocky went on to be a huge box office success and Sly took home an  Oscar for Best Movie that year.

Here are Sylvester Stallone’s top 10 rules for success: Rule number one. “No means yes”  the rest are here:

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#Gratitude

Black Panther‘ Director shows why gratitude is an integral part of success – you don’t want to miss this one

#Quote

BruceLee Quote on success

 

#Podcast

Duolingo’s CEO, Luis von Ahn, talks about how he built a $700 million company and why he gave away his first invention to Yahoo for free

#TeamInspiration

Motivating your team is one thing but inspiring them is so much more powerful, here are the reasons why and four ways to learn how to achieve this: 4 Ways to Inspire Your Team Every Single Day

#TeamWork

The Ferrari formula 1 team demonstrates what great teamwork can achieve – replacing all 4 tiers in less than 3 seconds!

#Productivity

When productivity becomes counterproductive – what are you really chasing? probably the wrong things.