Listicle: May The 4th Be With You!

May 03, 2017 1 Min Read

What makes this iconic Star Wars original movie franchise so endearing and enduring, cutting across generations and continents, ever since its first film release in 1977?

In the words of Scott Mendelson, Forbes contributor:

“In terms of inspiring legions of fans and ongoing popularity on the basis of a cinematic franchise, Star Wars was not only among the first of its kind, but perhaps the last of its kind as well.”

Star Wars Day, observed on May 4, was essentially created by their fans from what started as a pun from the movie’s “May the Force be with you” catchphrase. What started from fandom was then fully embraced by Lucasfilm, the film company that created this world of Jedi, Sith, stormtroopers, X-wings, lightsabers, and many more.

Beyond its rich characters and story line of good vs evil, there are many insights that business and organisational leaders can learn from the whole epic saga.

Here, we’ve compiled the following posts on Star Wars:

1. Star Wars: The 4 Galactic Constraints Of The Empire

2. Use The Force

3. How To Stop Your Staff From Turning Into Darth Vader

4. What Does It Take To Be A Jedi Master?

5. 7 Leadership Lessons From Yoda

6. Leadership Lessons From Han Solo

7. Darth Vader Of Leadership

8. Leadership Lessons From Princess Leia

9. 5 Leadership Lessons From Star Wars

10. 18 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

11. Raise Your Game: Leadership Lessons From Star Wars (podcast)

May the Force be with you!


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