When the first episode of Star Wars appeared in theaters in 1977, it cast a spell over an entire generation. Decades later, we still turn to these movies to forget our own petty troubles and be drawn away into a world of adventure, heroism, poetic justice, laser blasters, and happy endings. And somewhere deep in this rich commercial tapestry of cosmic swashbuckling and life lessons, there are also plenty of things that Star Wars can teach us about work. Specifically, how to navigate a successful day in the office—and how to build a successful career beyond that. Here are a few workplace and career management tips brought to us by George Lucas and company.