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How to capture the attention of people who don't want to listen?
Directed by Richard LaGravenese – 2007 – USA – 122 min

Freedom Writers

2022 February 16 | by Arduino Mancini Asking questions - Change management - Coaching - Listening effectively - Women's Stories

The film is based on the book: “The Freedom Writers Diary,” which tells the story of Erin Gruwell, an American teacher on her first job, who is assigned to Woodrow Wilson High School in Long Beach, California. Erin is a woman energetic and enthusiastic about her work, eager to contribute to the program of racial […]

Directed by Janus Metz - 2017 - Sweden, Denmark, Finland - 100 minutes
When people are not as they appear...

BORG McENROE

2021 August 31 | by Arduino Mancini Coaching - Performance - Sport

The film revolves around the 1980 Wimbledon Tournament final (the actual tennis world championship on grass) and how the two protagonists, the Swedish Bjorn Borg and the USA’s John McEnroe, got there. The two young men, at the time 24 Borg and 21 McEnroe, were ranked first and second respectively in the world rankings. Their […]

The story of a horse, a jockey and an inspiring coach
Directed by Gary Ross - 2003 - USA - 141 min

Seabiscuit

2021 July 19 | by Arduino Mancini Coaching - Performance - Resilience - Teamwork

Can you define coaching? If you don’t have an instant answer, don’t worry: even those we might consider experts in the matter (right or wrong) are unlikely to provide identical definitions. In my blog glossary, I defined coaching as the discipline by which a coach supports the efforts of a person, a team or organization […]

How motivation can overcome despair and lead to success: the story of Chris Gardner
Directed by Gabriele Muccino - 2006 - Usa - 117 minutes

The Pursuit of Happiness

Chris Gardner is a father who sells electromedical equipment and is struggling to support his family. Despite brave attempts to keep marriage and family life alive, the mother of little Christopher, who is only five years old, can no longer cope with the pressures and decides to leave. Chris, turned into a single father, continues […]

What leadership style do you expect from a woman?
Directed by D. Frankel - 2006 - Usa - 110 min.

The Devil wears Prada

Plot Andrea Sachs is a twenty-three years old aspiring journalist, with a degree in her pocket and with the dream of writing for “serious” magazines and newspapers, certainly not like fashion magazines. However, in her search for a job that will let her earn a living before achieving her professional dream, Andrea overcomes the selections […]