Oh, Carol Anne, who crooned, "They're here." Poltergeist, 1982. Perhaps you really meant to say ...
"It's he-ere." That is, the sequel to the first book by Chris Clews: What '80s Pop Culture Teaches Us About Today's Workplace: Unexpected Business Lessons from Ten of the Great '80s Movies That Defined a Generation. So where does Book #2, subtitled 10 More Iconic Movies, Even More Totally Awesome Business Lessons, take us?
In Book #2, you'll find 10 more unforgettable '80s movies and even more righteous business lessons that you can apply at work immediately. Plus a totally radical foreword from '80s silver screen sweetheart Diane Franklin of Better Off Dead fame. Turn the pages and celebrate the arrival of a decade that saw an explosion in creativity and the rise of the individual.
Discover dozens of relatable, unique and fun workplace lessons with a side of nostalgia. You'll never look at these movies and their characters the same as you did before.
Here's a sneak preview:
-- The Outsiders -- When the chips are down, it's more important than ever to make the right decisions and "Stay gold."
-- The Princess Bride -- How to drop the "As you wish" mentality.
-- Caddyshack -- Learn how to "Be the ball" in business.
-- Fast Times at Ridgemont High -- Why it's okay to say, "I don't know."
-- The Lost Boys -- Reject your workplace vampires.
-- Coming to America -- "When you think of garbage, think of Akeem." Translated for the workplace? Earn your leadership.
The timeless lessons of '80s movies (taught to some of us as tweens and teens, and just now being discovered by younger generations) still resonate and apply to our careers. Extract these lessons and live them every day.
So, take off those work clothes, get into some parachute pants and a Members Only jacket, pump up your favorite '80s jams and get ready to learn What '80s Pop Culture Can Teach Us About Today's Workplace.