Motivations and Inspiration can be found in different places these days. You can download an app that sends you daily motivations. Libraries and book stores house numerous Stephen Covey’s books on the subject as well.
Netflix is no different. With over 90,000 titles to choose from in genres ranging from comedy to horror there are many helpful list on www.netflixupdate.com to help you find what you are looking for. We have made it easier and quicker by giving you a list of motivational movies available on Netflix. These are sure to inspire any start up business owner and/ or entrepreneurs in all types of industries.
REAL ESTATE- A,B,C (Always Be Closing)
1. Glengarry Glen Ross- (1992) R
This film is an adaptation of a play of the same name. It tells a story with foul language and crude comment about real estate salesmen that are desperate to keep their jobs. The sales force is visited by a motivator from corporate that has been sent to give them some “inspiration”. The inspiration turns out to be, one week to become one of the top two salesmen or lose your job. The team becomes dishonest, ruthless and down right cut throat.
Starring: Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey, and Al Pacino
BANKING- Someone else’s loss is their Gain
2. The Big Short- (2015) R
A film based on a 2010 book titled The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis about the housing crisis in 2007. A group of opportunist see a way to cash in while the rest of the country takes a huge hit. Who knew this is how it all started.
Starring: Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, and Ryan Gosling
AUTO INDUSTRY- Your Idea is Valuable
3. Flash of Genius- (2008) PG-13
When a college professor goes up against Ford Motor Company for stealing his invention of the intermittent wiper that he had patented things things get intense. Based on a true story of ingenuity, perseverance and determination this story will inspire.
Starring: Greg Kenner, Lauren Graham, Dermot Mulroney and Alan Alda.
TECHNOLOGY- You might be the next big thing
4. Something Ventured- 2011 NR
This documentary tells the history of big tech companies like Atari, Intel, Google and Apple and how the came out on top. Struggles followed them but the pushed through each one and ended coming out on top.
ENTERTAINMENT- Your hobby could be the ticket
5. Walt Before Mickey- (2015) PG
Walt Disney didn’t start out on top of his game. He started out poor and even homeless at times. Follow him in this film portraying his life through difficult business deals, big breaks and his romance with his wife, Lillian Disney. This inspiring story shows us the struggles that Walt went through to co-found one of the worlds largest and most familiar entertainment companies.
As you start your business venture, keep these movie titles in the back of your mind. Remembering to “always be closing” this can lead to your next big sale. If you have ideas in your head get them to paper and never back down. Even if you think no one knows what “this” is the entrepreneurs of the early computer heard the same thing, and now look at them.
Your passion is your responsibility. Make sure your passion is your own not your families, your parents or a teachers. After all, you don’t want to spend your days doing something you hate. Motivation isn’t easy especially when you are on your own.
Some tips for everyday when you wake up try to do these 3 things for the first 2 hours:
Vocalize – Say your purpose out loud!
Daily Practice- Each Day is a New Day
Positive Ideas- Start your day with YOUR vision not the newspaper or social media.
Walt’s Father said it best when he said “Finish what you start”. Your hard work is going to pay off you just have to believe in it.