About the Show
Work of Fiction analyzes fictional organizations from movies and TV to discover real insights into leadership, business transformation, and change management.
Pete “Maverick” Mitchell has been recalled to Top Gun—but this time, as a teacher. Can he overcome his maverick tendencies to turn the newest hot shot pilots into a team? Join NOBL as we discuss:
- If leadership can be taught (1:04)
- Special considerations for leading a team of high-performers (5:00)
- When to get involved and when to let go as a leader (10:30)
- Helping individuals get into their growth zone (17:30)
NOBL’s Chief Research Officer, Paula Cizek, hosts Associate Principal Ash Wall and Sr. Director of Learning Strategy Meg Rice.
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Top Gun: Maverick. Dir. Joseph Kosinski. Perf. Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelley, Miles Teller. Paramount Pictures. 2022.
“Work of Fiction” Theme Song: Matt Garza
How 8 Organizational Metaphors Impact Leadership
How to Define Your Vision, Values, Purpose and Mission Statement
How Google’s TGIF Meetings Empower Employees
What We Can Learn From Amazon’s Planning Process
The Power of “What If?” and “Why Not?”
An Adaptive Approach to the Strategic Planning Process
Why Culture/Market Fit Is More Important than Product/Market Fit
Group Decision Making Model: How to Make Better Decisions as a Team