Being an entrepreneur is a challenge and not everyone is born with that capacity. But the good news is that you can perfect your skills over time and in the most diverse situations. One of the best forms of learning is through concrete cases, such as those shown to us in the movies. The seventh art has many inspiring films for entrepreneurs from all areas and we have selected in this article the 7 films required for all entrepreneurs!
The Wolf of Wall Street
This film starring Leonardo Dicaprio tells the story of an entrepreneur and stockbroker who can achieve a successful business. The problem is that you can achieve glory through fraudulent schemes and corruption crimes. The main character had impressive talent as a salesperson and had an innate ability to lead a company, managing to bring enthusiasm and motivation to all of his employees.
The social network
We could not fail to mention the film that tells the story of Mark Zuckerberg, one of the greatest entrepreneurs of our century and the person in charge of creating the social network Facebook. This film tells us in detail how Facebook came about: a simple idea that emerged in college became the most famous social network in the world. This movie also shows us that sometimes to achieve success one must compromise personal relationships.
The Dead Poets Society
The film starring Robin Williams tells the story of a teacher who started teaching at the Welton Academy in 1959. Being such a conservative institution, the teacher would make a difference by teaching his students to think differently, instilling in them a spirit of innovation, one of the most appreciated values in the world of entrepreneurship today.
The Man Who Changed the Game
“The Man Who Changed the Game” is a film based on the true story of Billy Beane, adapted from Michael Lewis’s book. The author reports how Beane managed to take the modest Oakland Athletics team to an elite team of American baseball. This film teaches us how to correct employees and maximize their individual capabilities. Knowing how to ask the right questions and motivating employees to do their best is a characteristic that all entrepreneurs must have.
The Imitation Game
This is a movie based on real facts that tells us the story Alan Turing, a mathematician with an above average intelligence, who is quite antisocial. The film takes place during World War II. At the time, the British government hired a team that aimed to decode a famous code used by the Germans to convey their messages of war. The film shows us that working as a team is fundamental and not giving up in the face of adversity is the most important messages that you must convey to your employees as responsible for management and leadership. The film also shows us the importance of using data processing systems.
All of Rocky’s films, starring Sylvester Stalone, show us a motivational speech with the ability to make us start working immediately on all our plans and accomplish everything we always dream about. Rocky has incredible leadership skills and all human resource managers should be a bit like him! This film is also essential for the management of human resources because it shows us the difficulties that we are encountering along the way until we reach success. The main lesson is that despite the difficulties that are appearing, we must be able to stay strong to continue fighting!
The devil Wears Prada
In this film, Runway Magazine is directed by the hand of Miranda Priestley – the most powerful woman in the fashion world. “Runway” is a daunting challenge for anyone who wants to get into this industry. To make “Runway” the New York Bible and even the World, Miranda saves nothing or anyone and it is difficult for someone to survive your hands! Thus, the task as assistant to Miranda could open the doors to the newly formed Andy Sachs. Although Andy is the wrong person for the job, because he knows nothing about brands or the fashion world, when he proposes to take that job he will demonstrate something that others do not have: he has determination and refusal to fail!