Movies to inspire your small business growth

Every small business owner, once a while ask himself Am I doing this right? How can I really be sure if I am going on the right track? When in doubt of your business growth, it is time to take a break and watch one of these movies. Some for inspiration and some of them for reaffirmation.

The Pursuit of Happiness

Based on a true story about a man named Christopher Gardner. Gardner has invested heavily in a device known as a “bone density scanner” and is struggling with a competition. Forced to live out in the streets with his son, Gardner continues to sell bone density scanners while concurrently taking on an unpaid internship as a stockbroker, with slim chances for advancement to a paid position. Before he can receive pay, he needs to outshine the competition through 6 months of training and to sell his devices to stay afloat.  From homeless to a stock broker, this story serves as motivation to never quit your goals. Even if they seem too impossible to reach.

Steve Jobs

His passion and ingenuity have been the driving force behind the digital age. However, his drive to revolutionize technology was sacrificial. Ultimately it affected his family life and possibly his health. This biography represents a valuable lesson about determination on one side and balance between personal and professional life needed on the other side.

The Wolf of Wall Street

Want to strengthen your sales tactics? This is the right movie for you. As an integral part of building a business.The Wolf of Wall Street will help business owners become better at sales and motivate their teams to sell.


Joy is the story of the title character, who rose to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty. The story speaks about failure and trial and willingness to change something in your life even the circumstances are not on your side.

Wall Street

Another lesson but this time with different context. A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top. This movie reminds you what not to do in business. Overall do not get greedy and always reexamine your acts towards success.