From Toxic Cultures to Disengaged Workers: Workplace Lessons from ESPN's The Last Dance

ESPN’s new ten-part documentary series on the Michael Jordan-era Chicago Bulls, The Last Dance, includes plenty of 90s nostalgia, good music, and incredible basketball, but also important lessons for employers nationwide on leadership, culture, and talent management, according to one workplace authority.

“Any organization strives to foster a collaborative culture and encourage growth and success. Employers are generally slow to dismantle teams that are performing at the highest level,” said Andrew Challenger, Senior Vice President of global outplacement and executive and business coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

“While good companies should plan for the future, leaders need to recognize their talent. They need to reward and motivate their current high performers,” he added.

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