Executives faced with the reality of leading change have much to learn from the performing arts. In this article we compare the role of the CEO to that of a film director.
Take a look at this photograph of Francis Ford Coppola with Marlon Brando on the set of “The Godfather”.
godfatherImagine the underlying tensions. At this stage, nobody knew that the film would become an all-time cinema classic. Brando was at the top of his game, one of the most enigmatic characters Hollywood had ever seen. Coppola was a young man of thirty-three, clearly talented but with little track record. The budget was large and the stakes were high. Neither man could contemplate a box-office failure…. Read More»