Are you that type of person who, instead of watching romantic, horror and/or comedy movies, you’d rather watch something you can learn from? Well, you might be familiar with these smart movies
If you aren’t familiar with it, let us educate you why each movie is a must-watch. Hint: it will make you a better sales and marketing specialist.
1. The Social Network
The Social Network is a very famous movie that tells the origin story of the biggest social media platform -- Facebook.
The movie narrates the humble beginnings to the rapid growth of the platform. Here you’ll learn how to handle the same obstacles that might come into your way.
2. Steve Jobs
The genius mind behind Apple, Steve Jobs was probably the most visionary product designer and marketer of his generation.
In this biographical film, Steve Jobs’ infamous personality is always on full display. In this movie, you will learn how much he impacted Apple, technology, and the world as we know it today.
3. Up in the air
Up in the air teaches us that hard work, determination and dedication can take you far.
This movie also reminds us that we should not make our world revolve around [just] our career because the best moments in life are with our loved ones.
Now, why would we add Moneyball here if it’s about baseball? Well, in this movie, baseball and marketing is shown to have something big in common -- you’d have to make data-driven decisions.
Before data drove key decision making, intuition did. Then, when a few brave trailblazers nominated data as its replacement, a tidal wave of backlash came crashing down on them. But data proved itself worthy, and it has become the most crucial component in the decision-making process for both industries.
5. The Founder
The Founder is a story about a 52-year old milkshake machine salesman, Ray Kroc. He discovered McDonald’s which was a small yet impressive burger joint. He transformed it into the largest fast food restaurant in the world.
His journey through success was tough, controversial and full of inspiring lessons. You will realize that you need to stop limiting yourself to achieve your dreams.
The mentioned movies are not the only ones that you should watch to learn and get inspired. Here are other must-watch movies related to sales and marketing:
- The Pursuit of Happyness
- Thank You For Smoking
- The Joneses
- Death of a Salesman
- Catch Me If You Can
- Mad Men
- The Wolf of The Wallstreet
- Boiler Room
- Jerry Maguire
- Rocket Singh
- The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
- Miss Sloane
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