6 movies you need to watch to be an inspired CEO

06/29/2021 11:45 AM By Lizzy

Good day my dear decorators! Today we want to talk about something that inspires us every time we feel demotivated or that something’s missing. Have you ever felt that way? For example, when we manage a business, we CEO’s need to be updated 24/7 because the world never stops moving and we understand that we are humans and sometimes we need that punch of motivation and inspiration, am I right? That’s why here’s a list of 5 movies you need to watch to be an inspired CEO and the best of all is that you can find them on Netflix, yay!

The Devil Wears Prada

A masterpiece movie about the difficulty of being a direct employee of an influential women in the fashion industry. It will motivate you to take the plunge and pursue your career. It's a movie that shows how to handle uncomfortable situations, how to navigate worlds that seem unfamiliar, and how hard work pays off eventually. It is also fun to imagine that you are "Miranda Priestly" in your own business even if she is cruel and not nice at all.

Topics covered: Pursuing your dreams and career development.


Pioneer Rebel. Genius. Radioactive is the true and incredible story of Marie Sklodowska-Curie and her Nobel Prize-winning work that changed the world forever. After her husband's death, she discovers previously unknown radioactive elements, it soon becomes apparent that her research could lead to applications in medicine that could save thousands of lives, but also uses in warfare that could destroy millions of them. This reminds us that you can use motivation from everything even bad things. The most motivating part is the final picture, where Marie Curie is in a picture with the most renown men in the science industry , including Albert Einstein!

Topics covered: Female empowerment, chemistry, thriving, resilience and controversy.

  • The Founder

This controversial film tells the story of how Ray Kroc managed to become the founder of the burger franchise network by buying the company from the McDonald's brothers.

This film leaves us valuable life lessons for entrepreneurs, food business owners, CEOs of startups, showing different types of entrepreneurs and how the decisions they make lead them to complex situations. 

Topics covered: Vision, ethics and thirst for success.

The intern

So inspirational! Makes you know that passion and your business purpose will make you thrive! She needs to balance work life and her family and it's funny how a senior employee makes her get back in balance. We love her managing style, she is so nice with employees and fun! 

Topics covered: Management, millennials vs baby boomers, and innovation.

The Greatest Showman

When magic is not present in your business, then you can feel the boring moments. That why, there's nothing better than a good musical with a joyful soundtrack to empower your days! 

It teaches you to be yourself, forget about society and embrace being authentic. 

Topics covered: Authenticity, prosperity and romance. 


More than a true story about baseball, Moneyball is about challenging the system. Besides that, the talented actor Brad Pitt plays Bill Beane, the story is about a former athlete turned general manager who uses unusual methods to attract top players to the Oakland Athletics. His slogan is "Adapt or die." After watching it, you will know the importance of changing the game and thinking differently from the rest.

What do you think about this list? Are you going to watch them? Give us your point of view and if you have more movies, we CEOs need to watch to be more inspired please feel welcome to comment! Thank you so much and have a great day. 

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