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What Lessons on Leadership Styles does Game of Thrones Offer to Business Leaders?

Any Game of Thrones fan knows the intense level of chaos in every scene of each episode that has played out over eight seasons which culminated in this week’s finale. Spoiler alert … heroes were lost, heroines were made, hearts and minds constantly changed, allegiances became interwoven, leadership styles were tested and individual stories of sacrifice and bravery played out before us.

What does this TV show tell us about modern business leadership? 7 key leadership styles are presented in the Game of Thrones and this diversity demonstrates that Leadership is never a one-size-fits-all matter. We learn from our experiences, our peers, our colleagues, our role models, as well as from our circumstances.

Read more about the reflections on leadership and Game of Thrones by Proudfoot's CEO Pamela Hackett here.