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12 O'Clock High Tom Fox

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    Leadership Lessons from Gladiator

    Leadership Lessons from Gladiator

    12 O’Clock High, a podcast on business leadership brings together stories from history, the arts and movies, research and current events to consider leadership lessons. Each year during Oscar season we look at four Best Picture-winning movies and draw leadership lessons from them. It is also a way to watch some great movies and garner some leadership lessons. In this episode, we consider the movie Gladiator.  Highlights include:

    Movie Storyline

    Favorites Scenes

    Life Lessons

    •       Marcus Aurelius’ and Stoicism
    •       The only constant is change.
    •       Life isn’t always fair but that is not what matters. 
    Business Leadership Lessons
    •       Lead from the front and walk the walk.
    •       Inspire great teamwork. Create an atmosphere for success of others.
    •       There is no losing, only winning and learning. 
    •       Train hard and practice. 
    Maximus’ Relationships 
    •       Jubo 
    •       Proximo
    Resources
    8 Virtues of Gladiator Leadership
    5 Powerful Life Lessons from Gladiator
    Six Leadership Lessons from Gladiator
    Down to Business: Seven leadership lessons from Maximus
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    • 32 min
    Leadership Lessons from Schindler’s List

    Leadership Lessons from Schindler’s List

    12 O’Clock High, a podcast on business leadership brings together stories from history, the arts and movies, research and current events to consider leadership lessons. Each year during Oscar season we look at four Best Picture-winning movies and draw leadership lessons from them. It is also a way to watch some great movies. In this episode, Richard Lummis and Tom Fox continue our annual tradition of reviewing Best Picture-winning movies by rewatching and then considering the movie Schindler’s List.  Highlights include:

    Movie Storyline

    How did it make you feel?

    Leadership Lessons

    Ethical Lessons

    Servant Leadership

    Final Thoughts on the Banality of Evil

    Shoah and Schindler’s list

    Resources
    10 Leadership Lessons from Schindler’s List
    Oskar Schindler-a Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing
    Evaluating Ethics and Leadership in Schindler’s List
    Ethics on Film: A Discussion of Schindler’s List
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    • 32 min
    Leadership Lessons from Toussaint Louverture

    Leadership Lessons from Toussaint Louverture

    In this episode, Richard Lummis and I explore leadership lessons from Toussaint Louverture, who led the only successful slave revolt in the Western Hemisphere. Our remarks are based on the recent biography of him entitled, Toussaint Louverture by Phillipe Gerrard. While not an obvious character for study in a business leadership podcast, Louverture nonetheless presented several important lessons which translate into to today’s business environment. 
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    • 17 min
    Plutarch’s Lives- Eumenes and Sertorius

    Plutarch’s Lives- Eumenes and Sertorius

    12 O’Clock High, a podcast on business leadership brings together stories from history, the arts and movies, research and current events to consider leadership lessons. In this episode, Richard Lummis and Tom Fox are on a 10-part summer series on leadership lessons from biographies found in Plutarch’s Lives. Each week we will pair an ancient Greek and Roman to learn about their lives, the comparison and contrast between the two men and what leadership lessons with might draw from their lives. In today’s episode we look at the Greek Eumenes and the Roman Sertorius. Highlights include:
    ·       Introduction of Plutarch’s Lives as historical work.
    ·       Lives of Eumenes and Sertorius.
    ·       Comparison in the lives of Eumenes and Sertorius.
    ·       Are they really tragic figures?
    ·       The role of prominent citizens outside the capital cities of Athens and Rome.
    ·      What leadership lessons can be drawn from the lives Eumenes and Sertorius.
    Resources
    Plutarch’s Lives by Bill Thayer
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    • 30 min
    Plutarch’s Lives- Timoleon and Aemilius

    Plutarch’s Lives- Timoleon and Aemilius

    12 O’Clock High, a podcast on business leadership brings together stories from history, the arts and movies, research and current events to consider leadership lessons. In this episode, Richard Lummis and Tom Fox are on a series on leadership lessons from biographies found in Plutarch’s Lives. Each week we will pair an ancient Greek and Roman to learn about their lives, the comparison and contrast between the two men and what leadership lessons with might draw from their lives. In today’s episode we look at the Greek Timeleon and the Roman Aemilius.  Highlights include:
    ·       Introduction of Plutarch’s Lives as historical work.
    ·       Lives of Timoleon and Aemilius.
    ·       Comparison in the lives of Timoleon and Aemilius.
    ·       Are they really tragic figures.
    ·       The role of prominent citizens outside the capital cities of Athens and Rome.
    ·      What leadership lessons can be drawn from the lives Timoleon and Aemilius.
    Resources
    Plutarch’s Lives by Bill Thayer
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    • 29 min
    Plutarch’s Lives- Cleomenes and Giaus Gracchus

    Plutarch’s Lives- Cleomenes and Giaus Gracchus

    12 O’Clock High, a podcast on business leadership brings together stories from history, the arts and movies, research and current events to consider leadership lessons. In this episode, Richard Lummis and Tom Fox are on a 10-part summer series on leadership lessons from biographies found in Plutarch’s Lives. Each week we will pair an ancient Greek and Roman to learn about their lives, the comparison and contrast between the two men and what leadership lessons with might draw from their lives. In today’s episode we look at the Greek Cleomenes and Giaus Graccus.  Highlights include:
    ·       Introduction of Plutarch’s Lives as historical work.
    ·       Lives of Cleomenes and Giaus Graccus.
    ·       Comparison in the lives of Cleomenes and Giaus Graccus.
    ·       Land and Judicial reform in ancient Greece and Rome.
    ·       The role of the Plebians.
    ·      What leadership lessons can be drawn from the lives Cleomenes and Giaus Graccus.
    Resources
    Plutarch’s Lives by Bill Thayer
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    • 32 min

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