70-year old Ben Whittaker is hired as “Senior Intern” at an ecommerce startup, where he meets the savvy but overworked founder Jules Ostin. Though he faces skepticism initially, Ben wins over the team, serving as a font of wisdom as Jules debates whether to replace herself as CEO. It’s an insightful look into:
The founder’s journey and the importance of self-awareness in leaders
How rapidly scaling teams can better manage complexity
Ageism and the multi-generational workplace
The Intern. Dir. Nancy Meyers. Perf. Robert DeNiro, Anne Hathaway. Warner Bros. 2015.
“Work of Fiction” Theme Song: Matt Garza