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You probably don’t think of Netflix as a source of business content, but you should. Business is tough, and after a busy day at work, it’s important to relax. So here are five Netflix shows that can help relax your mind, even as they help expand your business knowledge.

Let’s look at some great business shows available on Netflix that you and your staff might want to watch.

1: Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened

The Greatest Party That Never Happened is about a festival everyone thought would be an epic experience in the Bahamas. It was based on a documentary by the same name. Fyre tells how two aspiring entrepreneurs will do anything to become famous, even if it means scamming investors and attendees.

Key takeaways: Don’t let your dreams overwhelm reality.

2. Jiro Dreams of Sushi

This is a show about dreams, dedication and the pursuit of perfection. It’s a Netflix exclusive series, and it’s all about the world’s most acclaimed, high-end sushi chef: Jiro Ono. It chronicles his tireless drive to create the perfect piece of sushi and run his restaurant that has gained 3 Michelin stars.

The most valuable lesson of the show is that success will not happen without hard work.

3: Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates

“Decoding Bill Gates” is a show all about Bill Gates’ life, the man behind the computer giant. You may know him as the friendliest nerd on planet Earth, richest or as a philanthropist dedicated to helping eradicate poverty.

“Inside Bill’s Brain” is much more than a story about a guy who became rich. It includes some valuable business secrets and tips for being successful.

4: Helvetica

Whether your company makes products, services or both, chances are that you have used or at least seen this ubiquitous font that’s used all over the world. It’s widely used by many companies that offer design, marketing and copywriting services in the UK and world, because of its timeless beauty and superb legibility in various formats and environments.

This stunning documentary shows the story of this popular font, and explains how and why it took over the world as it did. From the New York Subway to Apple devices, for more than 60 years it’s been hard to avoid this beautiful typeface wherever you go.

Takeaways: Take pride in design and craft, because that’s what makes your product special.

5: Something Ventured

It’s the true story of a handful of men who saw opportunities where others did not and decide to invest. The series chronicles the lives of the founding fathers of Silicon Valley in order to demonstrate what it was like behind the scenes for many tech companies today, such as Google, Apple and Intel.

A lesson learned in Something Ventured: Taking risks can lead to great rewards! The show has a lot of valuable things to tell, from which the people of Paisley could take many lessons.


The above shows are a great way to improve your business knowledge as a business owner. If you are bored sitting at lockdown and looking for a way to entertain yourself, Netflix has an excellent lineup of content for a wide variety of interests.