Watching documentaries is one of the best ways to enrich your business knowledge and keep you motivated. These documentaries depict the entrepreneurs’ struggle to build a successful business out of nothing. Also, some documentaries present entrepreneurs who dedicated their lives to build a business or create a product that changes the world.

Here are four must-see documentaries that will help you to take your business to a new level.

IMDB Rating   6.4/10

 Six best documentarians including Morgan Spurlock created this movie as an adoption of Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner’s book, Freakonomics. They explore ” the hidden side of human nature through the use of the science of economics.” The documentary tackles things like the reasons behind people doing what they do, what encourage students to improve their grades?

Kara Prior, in The Entrepreneur, says that the lesson from this documentary is” If you understand the factors that motivate people to action, you just might be able to motivate them to become your biggest customer.”


IMDB Rating   6.8/10

Directed by Sarah Hunt and  Mimi O’Connor, it presents the life and career of Steve Jobs. You can learn from Jobs’ journey like how he started his business and how rescued his company from failure.


IMDB Rating   7.4/10

It follows the journey of four friends who went to rural Pena Blanca, Guatemala and spend only 1 dollar a day for two months. It depicts the reality of poverty and people struggles to survive. This documentary will inspire many social entrepreneurs to develop their business to help the poor. Also, it will inspire them to take the opportunities that around them.


IMDB Rating   6.9/10

It is a portrait of Carl Boenish, the founder of BASE jumping movement, BASE means building, antenna, span and earth. David Kohji says about the documentary, “Starting a business can be terrifying, but if you’re not willing to take that leap, are you really living your life to the fullest? Another business lesson to take away from Sunshine Superman is that as business owners, we’re bound to take on multiple responsibilities, but that the very drive to do that helps us conquer those tasks and ultimately succeed”.






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