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Game of Thrones is more than a Book or TV Series, but a whole universe of lessons for warfare, strategy, business and life generally. In the story’s most historical war between the living and the dead, there are a few lessons that can also be taken into business. Here they are!


What Game of Thrones 'The Long Night' can teach us about Entrepreneurship | Rubicon Centre

What Game of Thrones 'The Long Night' can teach us about Entrepreneurship | Rubicon Centre



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Understand What You’re Up For, And Up Against

Any battle, whether war or business is already lost when approached with complete ignorance and misunderstanding.

Should the armies from Winterfell and Dragonstone approach the army of the dead without knowing only fire or dragonglass can destroy the army of the dead, it was a lost battle...

Leadership Is Important. Lead Yourself, Then Othersi

Danny and Jon led the armies at the war. Prior to this, they were already dealing with internal and sensitive issues and still had to focus on the mission - to win the war.

There were times when both had to fly on their dragons and rain fire from above, but there were moments both found the...

Value Team Effort And Contributions

Everyone in Winterfell had an important part to play. From those gathering food prior to the war, to those making weapons from dragonglass, to actual war frontliners, it took everyone’s effort to win a successful war.

Let us not forget those like Sansa who could only encourage the weak, ...

Plan For Disasters, No Business Is Risk-FREE

It would be unwise to assume you got it all covered. No! Business isn’t always predictable. Even some the biggest of reputable businesses have faced sudden business challenges, some of then wiped out of existence.

During the war at Winterfell, they completely missed a risk - if Khaleesi is...

Strategise, Plan, Then Go

There were many months leading to the war at Winterfell. The time wan’t just spent talking. A whole strategy was developed for the entire warfare - the armies, the order of approach, weapons, location, formation, feeding and so much more.

Lesson - don’t just be in a haste...

Don’t Give Up Too Soon

A lot of things will test you and try to break you in business. Many times, they are unforeseen.

During the War at Winterfell, a lot of unplanned events took place. The Dothraki army were wiped out in seconds, the Winterfell gates were breached early, the Night King raised the dead back to...

Acknowledge Losses, Celebrate Wins

In the wake of your losses no matter how great, never also forget the importance of celebrating your wins too.

The war at Winterfell recorded a painful death count, many of the characters who were key players during the war and prior. And after their lives were honoured upon cremation, the...

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