Richard Lummis and I are back. Today, continue our annual review of Oscar winning Best Pictures and the leadership lessons drawn from them. Over the next four weeks we will consider the following movies: Casablanca, Rocky, The Greatest Show on Earth and Out of Africa. Today, we conclude our series with Out of Africa.

Highlights of this podcast include:

  1. What are our favorites scenes from the movie?
  2. What are the leadership lessons from Karen Blixen?
  3. What are the leadership lessons from Denys Finch Hatton?
  4. Is your business resilient?
  5. Culture outside the US?
  6. Do these lessons from this movie hold up today?

Resources

Leadership Lessons from Out of Africa

Study Guide to Out of Africa

A Historian Goes to the Movies

Out of Africa – 10 Inspirational Quotes from Karen Blixen