By Ram Charan and A. Lafley 7 minute Read Innovation is the key idea that is shaping corporate life, helping leaders conceive previously unimagined strategic options. Take acquisitions, as an example.
In fact, pop culture is everything.
Movies, of course, are the ultimate in pop culture — a combination of almost every known art form turned into a powerful fury of sound and image that impact everything from t-shirt sales to politics to how we see ourselves as men, women and Americans.
Some movies damage our culture. Some have no discernible impact. Some have a positive impact. Nevertheless, by the time the credits roll, Brian has turned his back on the F.
Destiny has a long arc, though, and as things stand now our anti-heroes are full-blown heroes who have earned full pardons and now work on the side of the law. A Colorblind America What a wonderful thing it is, what a wonderful message it sends, to have a major film franchise create a racially-diverse extended family without ever mentioning race.
A movie that reflects that normality is as healthy as it is unique. Faith In God Without irony, our heroes pray to God before meals; they thank Jesus and do the sign of the cross. This is handled as normal, not bizarre behavior. Pregnancies are blessed events.
Babies are gifts from God that deserve the highest priority. Second chances and forgiveness always await. In the libertine racing world Dom and Brian inhabit, they are constantly surrounded by impossibly hot and willing women.
Freedom, Individuality, and Being Your Own Man A well-crafted film can explore moral themes through characters that commit immoral acts. Other than my faith, individual freedom is a value I hold higher than any other, and this is the theme that drives the first five films more than any other.
The films, however, are not justifying or even making glamorous their criminality. The proof of this is that while we admire their free spirits and refusal to conform, we also root for them to reform their criminal ways. Dom represents the best of America, and a dying breed in Hollywood: Fun, Fun, Fun No politics.
No speeches about Iraq, health care, immigration, gay rights or gun control. No agenda other than knocking your socks off with big, bold and beautiful entertainment. These movies are an absolute blast to sit through. The spell is never broken with a preach. The men are men doing what men gotta do.
The women are strong, independent, tough as nails, but most of all beautiful and feminine. Even worse are women in films who believe being tough requires they act like men or degrade themselves sexually.Innovation is the key idea that is shaping corporate life, helping leaders conceive previously unimagined strategic options.
Take acquisitions, as an example. Feb 28, · Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. I write about the Gig Economy, entrepreneurs and the future of work.
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