6 business lessons I picked up from watching Ghostbusters

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Ghostbusters is one of my favourite movies from the 1980’s.  Ghostbusters is  about three parapsychology professors,  Peter Venkman (Bill Murray), Raymond Stantz (Dan Aykroyd) and Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis),  who having recently become unemployed from their jobs decide to go it alone and open up a paranormal removal service.   I have watched it many times  over the years but the funny thing is, when I started to spend time researching online business I started to see Ghostbusters in a new light. I have now noticed that the movie had some pretty solid business and life lessons in it.  1. The importance of complimentary partnerships The strength in the success of the Ghostbuster’s business was the partnership of the trio.  Partnerships made of of people whose skills compliment each other are generally much stronger. Peter, Raymond and Egon could have possibly had individual success if they had launched solo businesses, but when they … [Read more...]

6 Business and life lessons I picked up from watching Back to the Future

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Did you know that the Back to the Future trilogy is full with business and life lessons? This post will share and discuss some of those lessons with you.  I One of my favourite movies growing up was Back To The Future. My love for the franchise grew in film school when we studied the screenplay in vivid detail. Each time I watch the film , which is at least once or twice a year,  I end up loving it just that little bit more. These last 12 months I have been spending quite a bit of time researching business and marketing and funnily enough, I started to spot these little business nuggets of wisdom hidden in Back to the Future. They had always been there I was just never looking for them before! What is Back to the Future Back to the Future is a movie about time travel set in the early 1980's. Marty McFly played by Michael J. Fox is a high-school student who is friends with the eccentric inventor "Doc" Dr. Emmet Brown (Christopher … [Read more...]