March 1, 2016
James Caan, Oscar-Nominated Actor
Jeff Martin, Co-founder & CEO, Tribal Planet
Join Churchill Club for a fun and interactive conversation with legendary actor and storyteller, James Caan as he shares stories from his iconic career and memorable behind-the-scenes moments from the making ofThe Godfather movies. Many scenes from The Godfather movies have acquired legendary status in business circles for inspiring courage and driving the tactics of iconic companies and leaders in technology today. From Cambridge to Dartmouth to Stanford, The Godfather has been used as a textbook in business schools around the world for learning negotiation, strategy and more.
Among some of the most popular lessons often cited from The Godfather:
- It’s not personal, it’s strictly business
- Loyalty is the key to any lasting relationship
- Family above all else
- Don’t let your rivals know what you’re thinking
- Crime does not pay
You can participate in this special event by sharing your own Godfather-inspired insights and stories here. What is your favorite quote and how did it help you in a business setting? What Godfather moments have inspired you to be a better human being? What qualities do you believe we need to see more of to be the best possible godfathers and godmothers for our friends, family, and coworkers–and as members of global society? We encourage creativity in sharing your stories and perspectives through video, or you can memorialize inspired moments or lessons in writing.