5 Entrepreneurial Movies to Inspire You for the New Year
It’s that time of the year again! Are you also excited to be setting goals and resolutions for the new year? If you are still looking for some motivation, we have 5 movies to get you inspired!
It’s a very wholesome watch that shows the benefits of taking risks and pursuing your passion fearlessly through Chef Carl Casper’s story of establishing his own food truck business. When you don’t feel like you are getting the right opportunity in your current situation, don’t be afraid to try to create that opportunity for yourself.
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
An incredible story of innovation, William Kamkwamba’s determination to learn and find a solution to problems faced by his entire village is highly motivational for all entrepreneurs. It shows how necessity fuels invention. It is also reflective of how the pursuit of knowledge is the most powerful tool to solving almost every problem in the world.
This insightful movie about the life of one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world is extremely inspiring and offers a raw and real depiction of the struggles of being an entrepreneur. Failure and criticism are inevitably faced by every individual in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. But, this movie shows that the grit to not get bogged down by them and keep pursuing the initial dream is of utmost importance.
The Devil Wears Prada
This movie interestingly depicts the hard work and perseverance required to reach the top while also exposing how the top – corporate success and massive wealth – can be quite empty and unfulfilling. When embarking on a journey to pursue your dreams, it is often easy to forget the why and lose your sense of self (ethics, morals and integrity). This movie is a reminder to keep pursuing your dreams while acknowledging why you started in the first place.
The Social Network
This story about the world’s youngest self-made billionaire, Mark Zuckerberg, shows the complexities of building a business that sees sudden success. While every entrepreneur wishes to make it big in Silicon Valley, this movie shows the pitfalls of any large endeavor. It depicts the strength it takes to face the unexpected curve balls and power through them.