John Cleese Training Films

If you know John Cleese at all you know him from his tenure in the comedy troupe Monty Python. But Cleese had an ancillary career producing humorous, and very instructional business training videos. My favorite was the one he produced about meetings. I showed that several times at various different companies and it had its desired effect of making people think twice or even three times before they called a meeting and how they conducted one. You should be able to hunt these films down: BFI to preserve John Cleese training videos, according to BBC news. Cleese’s firm was called Video Arts and is still in existence in England.

Check out YouTube as well, though much of what you will find will be trailers and snippets, not the full films.

We used to pay to rent these films! What a concept!

Author: Mentorphile

Mentor, coach, and advisor to entrepreneurs, small businesses, and non-profit organizations. General manager with significant experience in both for-profit and non-profit organizations. Focus on media and information. On founding team of four venture-backed companies. Currently Chairman of Popsleuth, Inc., maker of the Endorfyn app for keeping fans updated on new stuff from their favorite artists.

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