What Lessons Can Be Learned From Ivan Reitman?

While I was out of town last week; I learned that Ivan Reitman passed away.

In his honor, here are some lessons – both applicable to business and life – we can all take from his works:

Ghostbusters: a good team can accomplish anything; even saving the world.

Private Parts: don’t judge a book by its cover.

No Strings Attached: there are almost always strings attached.

I Love You, Man: find balance.

Old School: stop and smell the roses.

Space Jam: contributions can come from the most unlikely of places.

Kindergarten Cop: never stop learning.

Dave: the cream always rises.

Animal House: extra-curriculars matter.

Oh, and while not a business or life lesson, the under-appreciated 1979 film Meatballs by Reitman taught us, of course, that Bill Murray is THE MAN.

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at Feb 24, 2022

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