Are you an entrepreneur under quarantine counting the days for this madness to be over? Watch these 5 business documentaries on Netflix.
The world is facing a deadly crisis because of the coronavirus and people are stuck in their homes. It is a difficult time for everyone but it is a time that people can use to develop their skills also. The best opportunities come at the time of crisis. During this time all of us can dedicate our time to develop new skills that will help us become better at our jobs. If you want to be an entrepreneur then you can use the time to develop skills that are required to learn about entrepreneurship. One of the best way and easiest way to develop entrepreneurial skills is to watch documentaries that are related to entrepreneurship. Netflix makes some of the best documentaries that are related to entrepreneurship and all the young inspiring entrepreneurs who want to start a new business should watch them. In this article, we are listing 5 documentaries on Netflix every entrepreneur should watch while being under quarantine.
These documentaries can change your life. It is important to pay attention to the documentaries and learn from them to implement them in your new business.
5 documentaries on Netflix every entrepreneur should watch while being under quarantine
1. Dirty Money
It is a series that was released in 2018 and the first season contains 6 episodes where 6 different stories are described. The stories expose the world of greed, corruption, and crime that is destroying the global economies. Season 2 of this documentary series is also released and already 4 episodes are aired. What makes this series amazing is the way the stories are told without any thought of consequences by the filmmakers exposing the reality to the people. The documentary uncovers scams that happened in wall street, the alliance between government and giant automobile companies, how people were conned by money lending giant corporates, how banks like HSBC launders money illegally, scams that occur in the real estate business, and also how maple syrup which is worth more than oil gets disappeared suddenly. If you are thinking of becoming an entrepreneur then you cannot afford to this miss this documentary series. It is also very entertaining to watch and would make you more aware of the world around you. This series would make you alert and it is definitely a good watch at the time of this quarantine.
2. Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru
This is also another amazing documentary which is 1 hour 55 minutes long that is available on Netflix that you can watch during this quarantine time. Tony Robbins, a famous business strategist, conducts many life-changing seminars to teach ordinary people about business and inspires them to make very strong decisions. Tony Robbins held a seminar in Florida which was called Date with Destiny and the seminar was attended by over 2500 people. In this documentary, behind the scenes moments that are related to the event were captured. The film is very inspiring for people who want to start their own business and also for those who need a strong motivation to start their business. The film was presented to the audience in a very nice manner that is very heart touching. You can get a closer look at the life and thought process of Tony Robbins by watching this documentary and learn from the best the power of taking a strong decision. There are many inspiring stories of struggle that you can hear in the documentary and learn how Tony addresses those people and offer them a solution by watching this documentary.
3. Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
This documentary was released in 2005 on Netflix. The documentary is about 1 hour 50 minutes long. The documentary tells the story of the giant Enron and also their corrupt business practices and how eventually the company went bust. It is a very important documentary for everyone wanting to be an entrepreneur. The documentary shows how greed motivated the management of the company to conduct unethical and unlawful business practices. Enron was responsible for driving the seventh-largest company located in the United States to bankruptcy and they did this only in one year. The documentary shows how the lives of over 20,000 people were affected by this and how it leads to the ruins of the company. The documentary also tells us the story of how they manipulated the political leaders to get away with all their illegal dealings. It is a must-watch documentary for all the entrepreneurs and there is a lot that they can learn by watching the documentary attentively. The story-telling strategies in this documentary were also excellent and you won’t feel bored watching it at any point.
4. Banking On Bitcoin
Banking On Bitcoin is also one of the most interesting documentaries that you can watch while you are stuck at home under quarantine. The documentary is about one of the most controversial modern inventions, the Bitcoin. Everyone has heard about the Bitcoin but yet many are baffled by it. Many do not know whether or not they should invest their money in Bitcoin. The documentary introduces Bitcoin to you in a more detailed way where you can learn all about it and how it could replace all the central baking authorities. The documentary also showed the impact that it can have on the world and how the players involved in Bitcoin are changing the world. If you are interested to know more about the Bitcoin then this is a documentary that you must watch. The documentary was released in 2016 and the total screen time of the documentary is about 1 hour 30 minutes. The documentary also shows the thought between the creation of Bitcoin and how it can have a huge impact on the world. You can also learn how you can profit from it if you are smart with it.
5. Betting On Zero
Betting On Zero is also an exceptional documentary by Netflix that you should watch if you are dreaming to be an entrepreneur. The documentary was released in 2016 and the length of the documentary is about 1 hour 39 minutes. The main character of the documentary is Bill Ackman who bets over 1 billion dollars against Herbalife. Bill Ackman accuses the company of being a pyramid scheme. He would lose a lot of money if the stock prices of the company would go up and he would gain a lot of money if the price of the company goes down. The documentary shows how the company uses the mask of multi-level marketing to hide their pyramid scheme. It also shows how many people invested all their life savings in the company to make their dreams come true. The company is exposed later in the documentary and the whole journey is presented beautifully in it. The documentary also exposes the major players who are behind the company and how they were planning to con so many people. It is a very interesting watch for everyone wanting to become an entrepreneur.
Watching these business documentaries on Netflix can be a great way to spend your time during quarantine.
What is your favourite business documentary? Let me know in the comments below.