Leadership

Killer Advice for Entrepreneurs from Game of Thrones

Fighting your way to the top? Lessons from HBO's hit series—just in time for the start of Season 6

Written by Mira Shenker

It takes place in a fictional land where dragons, magic and the walking dead are all obstacles in a four-way race to the throne. But if you’re one of the millions who watch HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones, you may have noticed that these four would-be rulers are really not so different from business owners.

Just in time for the premiere of the show’s sixth season, here are seven lessons about leadership from it that every entrepreneur should take seriously. (Related: if you’re king of an imaginary land, you should probably read this, too.)

Originally appeared on PROFITguide.com