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10 TV shows for entrepreneurs


This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.

Get to know some current programs that you can replay on services like Netflix or even YouTube, with which you can watching excessively and learn at the same time.


1) Shark Tank Mexico

This reality is the American version of dragon’s lair , a Canadian program broadcast by the BBC and based on a Japanese program. Shark Tank is a group of investors (called “sharks” or sharks) to whom various entrepreneurs present their projects in search of financing. This program is a “must” for anyone looking for investors to start or grow their business, from which they will learn what to say to get their attention, as well as the main mistakes entrepreneurs make when presenting. of their business ideas. The Mexican version is broadcast by Canal Sony on cable.

2) Undercover boss

This program is a franchise originating in England and adapted in various countries. In this, the director of a large company enters incognito (as a staff member and changing his appearance) into his own company within a week. Under the pretext that a documentary is being filmed, the cameras film the entrepreneur as he investigates the actual functioning of his business, the problems that exist there, and identifies opportunities for improvement, as well as the employees who are the worst. more valuable than it ultimately rewards. . a spectacle. Why should you see him? Often entrepreneurs (especially high profile ones) do not know how their own business operates; This insight is ideal for understanding how it works and putting yourself in the shoes of your employees.

3) 2 broken girls

This American sitcom tells the story of two young people – a middle-class girl from Brooklyn and a former millionaire whose father cheated her to have to work and learn to live without money – who want to create their own. cupcake business. . While at first glance it might seem like just a comedy to pass the time, it actually has a lot of lessons for entrepreneurs. For example, the desire of young women to be entrepreneurs; and second, that despite being newcomers, they know full well how much money do they need to make their dream come true. The series shows many of the sacrifices and challenges that an entrepreneur must overcome before owning a business.

4) Mad Men

This award-winning drama series has been one of the biggest hits of recent times. It takes place in the 60s and tells about the complex life in the world of advertising. The main character, Don Draper, is a successful publicist and partner of a well-known agency. Despite being a feminist man, alcoholic, and workaholic, Draper’s leadership is remarkable. He is a manager who understands that innovation and creativity are the main axes for having a competitive and efficient company; that you have to surround yourself with the best talents and know how to motivate them. Another of this character’s lessons is the importance of image to business success, so he’s always impeccably dressed.

5) The next great American restaurant

If you are interested in opening a restaurant, you shouldn’t miss this reality show. About ten chefs create an original restaurant concept which must prove that it will be crowned with success, both in terms of the idea and the quality of the dishes. Renowned food critics, chefs and customers are the judges: they decide who wins and who loses, that is to say who they fund to open their own restaurant. With this program you will learn to work under pressure and the importance of seducing consumers through the senses. From the same designers, we recommend Excellent chef .

6) Office

This hilarious comedy, previously starring Steve Carrell, shows the tangles of an office owned by a paper company. This series is recorded by simulating a documentary and shows everyday situations in professional life, as well as relationships between colleagues and with the boss. This show helps to understand the concerns of employees, the relevance of the work environment in the productivity of a company, as well as the keys to motivate (or demotivate) staff. It’s a fun lesson on human ressources .

seven) The Secret Millionaire

This reality, also created in England, concerns a millionaire who gives up his life of luxury to go incognito in a poor community. For a week, the entrepreneur lives on a limited budget, works hand in hand with people and looks for projects that deserve a part of his fortune. In the end, he reveals his identity and gives thousands of dollars to improve their living conditions. This program addresses a very important subject for entrepreneurs, which is often relegated to the background: social responsibility . Authentic leaders support their communities and invest in their development; they know how to grow with and not on others.

8) How i made my millions

This show is about ordinary people who, with a good idea, succeed in business and become millionaires. In it, there are clips of well-known CEOs or founders of companies telling their stories as entrepreneurs (there are usually three per chapter). Knowing where some of today’s most successful and famous businesses came from is very inspiring for entrepreneurs like you who are starting from scratch.

9) lodge

This drama features an egocentric, sarcastic, and brilliant doctor who, with his team, attempts to solve medical puzzles and diagnose atypical illnesses. Although House is a controversial figure – drug addict and misanthropist – his strategy for resolving cases applies to all activities. When a patient arrives, he immediately calls a meeting with his team (a select group of talents) where they genius idea to get a diagnosis. In general, it is he who discovers the disease because he knows how to go to the source, consider the small details and attack it without sentimentality or fear. An entrepreneur must also have a problem-solving process and the ability to keep a cool head in any situation. Remember that “business is business”.

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