The movie “The Intern-Experience never gets old” was a very innovative movie with an excellent story line. A retired 60 plus year of age professional Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro) working for a twenty something CEO of an IT company Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway) is an excellent concept. More importantly, Robert De Niro’s acting will win your heart for sure. Following are some of the management lessons we can learn from “The Intern”
Kung Fu Panda is an animated movie series but perhaps the lessons it gives are far more valuable than any other movie I have ever watched. It is one of my favourite films. Apart from these lessons, Kung fu panda is awesomely awesome. Pandas are too cute and learning is just the cherry on the top. After reading these lessons and thinking upon it, try watching these movies again. This will help you have a new vision for watching it. Here are the lessons that I learnt from watching the Kung fu Panda movies.
“The Pursuit of happiness” movie is based on life of Chris Gardner. A must watch biopic for every one who aspires to be an blogpreneur or entrepreneur of any sorts. Everyone loves to attain success but the path for success is shown at its best in this movie. This is how success feels! Will smith simply wins our heart. This movie shows struggle at its best. It shows what it takes to be successful. There are no overnight successes and this movie depicts it at its best.
“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference” – Robert Frost. Blogging is certainly the road less traveled. There are very few who would go all the way to make blogging as a profession. Blogging is mostly considered a hobby or passion.
Chris Guillebeau has written the book after extensive research and lots of personal experience as well. The cover page says it all. Fire your boss, do what you love and work better to live more. If you are one of the happy 9 to 5 workers, this book is not for you. This is only for people who want to start a venture. This will be specifically helpful because Chris talks here of lots of businesses and their average starting cost is about $100. This article has few of the lessons I learnt from “The $100 Startup”
I disagree to the original quote. I believe that even if wishes were really horses, it would be difficult for everyone to ride them. I would like to quote Michaelangelo: “The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low and achieving our mark.” This seems to be particularly true in current circumstances where people have high tendency of settling down with what they think they can.
You are not getting any younger. Nor do you possess time machine to pause or rewind time. If that's the case, you can afford to procrastinate and postpone your ideal day efforts. But you neither possess a time machine nor are getting any younger. It would be foolish to postpone your efforts.
Lesson 1: Believe that it is possible to have 4-hour work week , Lesson 2: Behave like “New Rich” category of people , Lesson 3: Have a sense of direction as to where you are going , Lesson 4: Pareto’s 80/20 Rule , Lesson 5: Parkinson’s Law , Lesson 6: Outsourcing , Lesson 7: Act of disappearance , Lesson 8: Mini Retirements , Lesson 9: References and case studies.