Flashback Friday: 5 movies that will re-inspire you

by | Mar 31, 2017

Have you ever walked into the movies and came out inspired, like a totally different person? We all know that this occasional dose of chill is needed, especially after a hard working week and you need more than sleep to get by.

Don’t worry, we’ve got you. (Re-)watch these oldies and send us chocolates later.

Jobs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9v1pRM7-m7E

This is obviously an easy movie for entrepreneurs to comprehend sighting the fact that Steve Jobs was a visionary entrepreneur. The constant drive and push to excel set him apart among many. The manner at which Steve was able to build Apple is inspiring enough for you to build and believe in something great. Every entrepreneur should be able to do something great enough to create an impact.

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Pursuit of Happyness

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CQfMdBarEI

One of the finest movies done by Hollywood veteran, Will Smith. The pursuit of Happyness is a combination of drive, determination, and knowing who you are. Will kept hustling till he got it right. Another major point to note is being yourself. It is better to know early enough who you truly are and what you are meant to accomplish in life. This will put you in a place where what people say or do around you will not confound you.

Any Given Sunday

Every entrepreneur should be able to motivate or inspire those around them. Al Pacino’s motivational speech is one of best in the game of sport ever; the speech motivated the team to succeed. Any Given Sunday is a movie you should see when everything seems unsettled. The road is going to be rough as an entrepreneur but then, only the resilient get the big price at the end. Every entrepreneur should be able to inspire their team to action; share your stories to those working for you, it strikes a chord. Inspire to aspire!!

Draft Day

Kevin Costner’s character in the movie was in the position to draft the best player of the season, but then he chose another player instead.  He chose a player who wasn’t considered or regarded in the league, however, he knew hard work beats talent any day and decided to go with a player with passion and grit.  As entrepreneurs, this movie teaches us to always go with our instincts, no matter what. We need passionate team members, employees around us.

3 Idiots

I have saved the best for last. 3 Idiots is a movie every entrepreneur has to go back to periodically. It will help you to understand and guide you on the most important and sacred things about life, how much you need to strive for excellence at all costs. Be brave and follow your dreams. 3 Idiots is a complete movie that exemplifies every attribute of an entrepreneurial mind.

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Anthony Alaribe
Anthony Alaribe
4 years ago

You should add “Founder” to the list. Story about the guy who started the macDonalds franchise and how he made a business out of it by owning the land and having new franchisees lease the land from him. He even bought the land where the original MacDonalds Restaurant stood. Its a heavily inspiring movie.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AX2uz2XYkbo

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