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Entrepreneurs Have a Lot to Learn from These Netflix Shows

Binging shows on Netflix is one of the most common guilty pleasures people have these days. But it doesn’t always have to be solely about keeping oneself entertained especially during the coronavirus lockdowns.

In fact, entrepreneurs can benefit from watching certain shows available on the streaming platform. They just have to be careful about which they end up picking.

Here are some must-see programs that can inspire entrepreneurs in their own endeavors.


Amoruso started her fashion empire out her apartment in San Francisco

What’s great about ‘Girlboss’ is that it’s based on a true story. The show itself is an adaptation of the autobiography of fashion entrepreneur Sophia Amoruso, whose claim to fame is the clothing brand, Nasty Gal.

The series follows a young Amoruso, as portrayed by actress Britt Robertson, during the early days of her vintage clothing store eBay. Throughout its 13 episodes, ‘Girlboss’ chronicled the struggles and successes that the young businesswoman faced as she built her brand from the ground up.

Dirty Money

Netflix also has a variety of docuseries people can enjoy and get insights from. One of these is the aptly-titled ‘Dirty Money’, which shows an in-depth look at corporate fraud and scandals.

What’s great about this show is that each episode deals with a different story giving viewers an overview of six stories of ‘creative accounting’ and corruption that entrepreneurs would certainly find interesting.

Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates

The series also focused on the various efforts Gates and his wife Melinda are undertaking through their foundation

As one of the most successful businessmen in history, it’s no surprise that a lot can be learned from Bill Gates’ life and success story. The three-part documentary shows the public a different and more personal side of the billionaire.

Get to know one of the richest men in the world through the eyes of his wife, sisters, friends, and co-workers. It also highlighted just what made the software magnate’s mind different.

Workin’ Moms

Catherine Reitman leads the ‘Workin’ Moms’ cast and serves as its executive producer too

Here’s something mompreneurs would surely find entertaining and relatable. ‘Workin’ Moms’ tells the story of two friends, one an executive and the other a psychiatrist, and the ensemble of people they met at a ‘mommie’s group’.

The series is a must-watch as it does away with working women stereotypes to give audiences a genuine portrayal of what balancing multiple responsibilities is like for women.

The Office

There’s a good reason why the mockumentary sitcom ‘The Office’ is universally loved and it’s mostly due to its cast of characters and their pitch-perfect comedic performances. For entrepreneurs, the series can be a way to study human behavior in the workplace.

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