Treachery, deceit, political intrigue, power struggles — these are some of the enduring themes of Game of Thrones, but for many of us it’s just another day at the office. The characters and situations depicted in HBO’s epic series are not entirely unlike those you encounter at work every day, save for the armor, swords, and fire-breathing reptiles.
And, as with any mythology in action, there are lessons to be learned. How do you deal with a tyrannical CEO or a talented but headstrong employee? Is it possible to successfully navigate office politics without having your reputation sullied or your back stabbed? What can you do when your boss or a key colleague lacks all human emotions save for anger?
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