Learning Business From the Big Screen

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Jerry Maguire (1996)
Stick to your values. Once a big-firm sports agent willing to do anything to score lofty contracts for athletes (and the hefty commission that comes with it), Jerry Maguire (Tom Cruise) is fired after a change of heart leads him to adopt a more honest approach to his work. He may have lost his job and most of his clients, but rather than give up, Jerry decides to start a sport agency of his own. The movie reminds us that starting a business is never easy, but doing what you believe in is always the right choice. In the end, he's happier and more successful than ever.