Most people watch HBO's Game of Thrones for the rich characters, swordplay, and to see how the warring factions will end up determining who is the rightful King of Westeros. After all, George R.R. Martin’s fantasy world is a complex and intricate realm of love, deceit, backstabbing, and wonder that captures the imagination of millions.
But if you look closely, there is some legitimate career lessons in the show that can be applied to the real world.
From King Robert’s laziness to the perils of working for a bad boss (I’m looking at you Joffrey), Game of Thrones offers lots of do’s and don’ts that can be directly applied to the working world.
And yes, there are spoilers ahead so read at your own peril.