Having free time seems impossible, but if you find yourself wanting a way to spend the extra hours, Netflix can be of service. Not only is decompressing a good way to keep your creativity flowing, but by watching these Netflix shows and movies, you may view things from a different angle, come up with a new routine, or unlock inspiration that leads you to your next great business idea.
She Did That
This is an empowering documentary about the intricate journey of four black women entrepreneurs. They discuss topics such as the obstacles they face while working corporate jobs, racism, and the importance of self-care. These women are making history and defying the odds. They do not allow their personal struggles to hinder their success and you will see this as they are honest and candid. What’s rather unique about this documentary is you will learn that taking care of yourself is just as important as achieving a successful business.
The Mind, Explained
This docuseries explores dreams, anxiety, mindfulness, and psychedelics. Each episode is dedicated to a specific topic. They use illustrations and real-life examples which makes it easier to comprehend. As an entrepreneur, this benefits your ability to understand people better (as well as yourself). You can incorporate this information into your business strategies which may possibly bring you more success. By the end of it, you’ll probably want to research more about lucid dreaming and incorporate meditation and mindfulness into your daily life.
Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened
This documentary is about how Billy McFarland, an entrepreneur, and rap artist Ja Rule attempted to create a music festival in the Bahamas. It will teach you what not to do as an entrepreneur. You’ll see that McFarland had a vision, was extremely ambitious, and reached millions of people in minutes due to their social media presence. When used the right way, these things can lead you to success, but when your ego and lack of planning get in the way, it causes a disaster.
Print the Legend
Follow along 3D printing companies such as Formlabs and MakerBot. You’ll learn about the ups and downs of a young industry as well as the development of this technology. Witness the struggle of entrepreneurs and the important questions their product is raising. This will certainly lead you to inspiration as you watch how these entrepreneurs build their dreams.
Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates
What’s a better way to dip into the mind of a genius? In this series, you’ll get a close look at one of the wealthiest people in the world—Bill Gates. You’ll learn about his childhood, how he grew Microsoft, his charitable foundation, and much more. Find out what motivated him to succeed and how he’s changing the world. This candid footage offers the viewers a personal view of his intelligence and optimism. Interviews are included.
Some of the most popular companies like Intel and Apple worked with venture capitalists to become as successful as they are. This is a good documentary to watch if you want to know how companies get funded. Learn about the nature of the relationships between the venture capitalists and the company founders, why founders get fired, and how venture capital got started. You’ll see both the struggles and success.
The Creative Brain
This documentary is a mixture of psychology and marketing. David Eagleman, neuroscientist, author, and entrepreneur explains how creativity works. It will encourage you to be more creative and how you can spark this creativity. Singers, songwriters, TV show creators, architects, poets, and musicians are featured in this documentary as it shows their creative process.
This is a documentary about crowdfunding. It shows the viewer that this new way of raising money is an opportunity for people to become a part of something that matters to them. The movie itself was funded through a Kickstarter campaign. Join three entrepreneurs on their journey of turning their dreams into practical plans and see how their lives changed forever. Also, if you are interested in running a successful crowdfunding campaign, you will learn some helpful tips on how to do so.
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This article originally published on GREY Journal.