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A good documentary is informative and educational without losing any of its entertainment value. The best filmmakers attract the viewer because they immerse them in a subject. If you can pull on the strands of their hearts so that they feel real excitement and passion for the subject, you have managed to get your message across.
Whether you want to relax or unwind, or want to increase your motivation and enrich your business knowledge, these are the 10 Most Entertaining Business Documentaries You Will Really Learn From.
1.Become Warren Buffett (2017)
With a net worth of more than $ 60 billion, Warren Buffett is truly a one-of-a-kind billionaire. Becoming Warren Buffett provides a wealth of invaluable information from which we can learn important lessons from the humble billionaire, his family, and his co-workers.
The legendary investor still lives in a humble Omaha home and drives to his office every morning to run Berkshire Hathaway. This documentary shows Buffett's evolution into one of the richest and most respected men in the world. The film takes us on a journey where we see how the legendary investor started as an ambitious, numbers-obsessed boy from Nebraska and grew to become one of the richest and most respected men in the world.
2nd generation startup (2016)
Follow six college graduates who have been aspiring entrepreneurs for 17 months. See how they risk everything trying to start new businesses in Detroit. Generation Startup gives a human face to the culture of millennial entrepreneurship by showing the successes and failures of these young people, as well as their struggle against doubt and uncertainty.
The film puts us at the forefront of entrepreneurship in America. It celebrates taking risks and revitalizing the city and offers an honest look at what it really takes to start a startup. The film received rave reviews from successful entrepreneurs such as Arianna Huffington and Daymond John.
3. Burt & # 39; s Buzz (2013)
This humorous, authentic, and compelling documentary tells the story of Burt Shavitz, a lonely beekeeper who reluctantly became one of the most recognizable brand identities in the world. Burt & # 39; s Buzz pays tribute to Shavitz, the man behind Burt & # 39; s Bees.
This documentary tells the life of this quiet man who did not like the comfort of the middle class, enjoyed the solitude and gave up almost all technology. Viewers also learn about Shavitz's complicated relationship with co-founder Roxanne Quimby, which Shavitz eventually put out of business. Quimby later sold the brand to Clorox for a staggering $ 177 million.
4. Bets on zero (2017)
Immerse yourself in the complex world of Herbalife, the international company for nutritional products. Betting on Zero follows billionaire Titan A Ackman and several former brand distributors.
The film also records Ackman's feuds with Herbalife CEO Michael O. Johnson and investor Carl Icahn and the resulting controversy over the short and Herbalife business practices.
5.Tony Robbins: I'm Not Your Guru (2016)
Get an insider's peek behind the scenes as Tony Robbins prepares for his annual Date with Destiny seminar, attended by more than 4,500 people in Boca Raton, Florida. Tony Robbins: I'm not your guru captures both the immense effort to produce this live seminar and the transformations of the participants.
This documentary is designed to open the curtain on Tony Robbins, an internationally renowned life coach / motivational speaker / practical psychologist / business strategist and whatever you choose to call him. The film shows the intensive planning and detailed postmortems that accompany each daily session during the annual seminar.
6. Freakonomics (2010)
Based on the bestselling book by Stephen Levitt and Stephen Dubner, the documentary Freakonomics examines how science and business explain our everyday behavior. The film combines thoughtful analysis with frequent doses of light-hearted humor. The film consists of four different chapters, each shot by a different filmmaker.
Morgan Spurlock applies his comical satirical style to a segment about the impact of baby names. Alex Gibney investigates rampant corruption in the world of sumo wrestling. Eugene Jarecki examines the possible reasons for the dramatic decline in crime rates in the 1990s and offers a surprising and controversial explanation. And Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing are exploring the idea of giving students financial incentives to improve their grades.
7. Steve Jobs: One Last Thing (2011)
This work pays homage to the visionary entrepreneur who was the co-founder and CEO of Apple. Jobs died in 2011, but while at the helm of Apple, he managed to transform much of the way we work, interact, and communicate with one another.
The documentary explores how his talent, style, and imagination have shaped our entire lives, and explores the influences that shaped the man himself. The film takes viewers through Jobs' career path and the development of his memorable product launches. It's a poignant look at the life of a man who pursued his passions and changed the world.
8. Food, Inc. (2008)
This Oscar-nominated documentary reveals a system plagued by corrupt, secret and abusive practices whose products are contributing to the growing obesity epidemic and the resulting increase in deadly diseases. This film lifts the veil of the food industry and reveals the highly mechanized underside that has been hidden from the American consumer with the approval of our government regulators.
The film is based on the premise that virtually everything we eat comes from companies that value their own good for the health of consumers and the environment. It raises questions about what companies should do when their financial interests conflict with the best of their customers.
9. Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011)
Jiro Ono is the owner of a modest 10-seat restaurant in a subway station in Tokyo. But Jiro, who was 85 at the time the film was released, wanted to become the best sushi chef in the world, and he succeeded for many reasons. His small restaurant has three Michelin stars and his customers are willing to spend $ 300 per plate.
Jiro Dreams of Sushi shows how the most successful business owners are those who are passionate to the point of obsession. This shows in the intensity and dedication Jiro has for his work and how he continues to strive for perfection every day.
10. Enron: The Smartest Boys In The Room (2005)
This documentary tells the incredible story of Enron and the executives who ran the company. Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room is the inside story of the spectacular rise and fall of one of the most scandalous companies in American history.
Based on the book of the same name, this film is about the collapse of the seventh largest company in the US, in which executives embezzled billions of dollars, robbed investors and ruined the lives of thousands of people. While they may have committed terrible crimes and have been on the run for nearly a decade, the fact that these guys were actually brilliant men cannot be ignored.