What Roles Would “Star Wars” Characters Have in Meetings?

What Roles Would “Star Wars” Characters Have in Meetings?

By Matt Swenson, November 14, 2015

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, the “Star Wars” characters would have made for an interesting movie about meetings. Since no Force is strong enough to make that happen, we’ll imagine how it would have played out in real life. Because “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” doesn’t open until later this week, we can’t predict where the new stars fit in. But in sticking with the film’s marketing style of ignoring the prequels, we relied on a few original favorites (with one exception) for creating this exotic meetings entourage.

Luke Skywalker: Keynote Speaker

Who’s going to draw a bigger crowd than the guy who turned Darth Vader back from the dark side? Luke’s rise from a mere farmer on Tatooine to a galactic hero is the stuff attendees really eat up.

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 Darth Vader: Third-Party Negotiator

Let’s just say few have a way to change minds like Darth did. Intimidation without physical confrontation is exactly what organizations need to get the rates they are looking for. He is clearly willing to do the dirty work, as he did for the emperor.

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