The 2017 Oscars lasted for more than three and a half hours. There were awards given in twenty four categories. After being criticized for a lack of diversity in the 2016 Academy Awards, the Oscars for best actress and actor in a supporting role went to African-Americans, as well as the Oscar for best movie. However, most of the talk about the 2017 Oscars has been about the last 4 minutes. Out of more than 210 minutes of speeches, jokes, performances, and envelop opening, people are talking about what took place for less than 2% of the total air time of the awards show. There are some valuable lessons that we can learn as a result of this intriguing phenomenon.
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