Ah the 1980s. A magical time for creativity, invention, individuality and timeless movies that taught us valuable business lessons. Wait? What was that last one? "What 80s Pop Culture Teaches Us About Today's Workplace" finds the unexpected business lessons in ten of the classic 80s movies that defined a generation.
See what Lloyd Dobler, Ferris Bueller, The Goonies, Axel Foley and more of your favorite 80s movies and their characters taught us about our business, workplace, careers and ultimately ourselves.
No matter where you are in your career, the business lessons from these timeless 80s movies will resonate. Or maybe you just want to wax nostalgic and go back to your formative years in the 1980s. Well this book is for you as well! There's plenty of 80s pop culture flashbacks throughout and you might just learn a few valuable business lessons along the way.
So get out of those work clothes and get into some parachute pants and a Members Only jacket(wait, maybe not)...ok how about just pulling out a few old prom pictures, setting the mood with some 80s music and begin learning "What 80s Pop Culture Teaches Us About Today's Workplace."
This is the first in a series with the second book scheduled to be available for purchase in the Fall of 2019.
Chris Clews is a speaker and author of the book “What 80s Pop Culture Teaches Us About Today’s Workplace” which is the first in a series of the same title and is available on Amazon. A graduate of Elon University, he has over 20 years of marketing experience including executive roles in both the corporate world and with ad agencies. During his marketing career, he’s built brands, led brands through transition and spearheaded sports sponsorships with NCAA Basketball, PGA, MLB, International Soccer and the UFC. He’s an 80s pop culture enthusiast and lives by the quote from the poet laureate Ferris Bueller, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop to look around once in a while, you could miss it.”
In his spare time he enjoys staying physically active through a variety of endeavors and has a large collection of hot sauces - more for the clever names than for use in any type of actual cooking. He also comes from a family that is passionate about animal welfare thanks to his amazing grandmother who took in every animal that needed a home. And lucky for him his childhood home was a magnet for every stray animal in the neighborhood! He also donates a portion of the proceeds from his book and speaking engagements to the SPCA International. You can learn more about Chris, his writing and how to book him for speaking opportunities at ChrisClews.com.
"Portion of Proceeds" Transparency Statement: The Author pledges to donate 15 percent of book royalties and 5 percent of all speaking engagement fees to SPCA International from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 with the option to extend upon both parties approval.