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Career Advice From Movies
Are you a college graduate just starting your career? Or are you a professional stuck in your career path, not knowing what to do next? Either way you might need some inspiration to get you back on the right track.
Who can you get such advice from? Mom, best friend, a colleague? Probably, the Internet?
Anyway, you might also consider TV shows as a nice career advice source. At most times when you watch movies, you get inspired, but after a while you forget the tips you heard about in the movies. In our infographic we have gathered quotes from some famous TV shows you probably have seen.
You may find some good advice from Frank Underwood (“House of Cards”), Miranda Priestly (“Devil Wears Prada”), Gordon Gekko (“Wall Street”) and other movie characters.
All of them have risked everything and fought hard to get what they wanted. They are sharing their experience with you in the infographic. Of course, some tips are not that practical, but they provoke thought, so you can apply the tip to your situation and decide what to do next.
Check out the infographic, watch good inspirational movies, make active decisions, and we wish the best of luck to you in your career!
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SMART CAREER TIPS FROM MOVIES
BOOST CAREER WITH YOUR FAVORITE TV CHARACTERS!
House of Cards
“You don’t want to work anywhere you’re not willing to get fired from. Treading water is the same as drowning.”
The Social Network
“A million dollars isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? A BILLION dollars.”
“The greatest artists like Dylan, Picasso, and Newton risked failure. And if we want to be great, we’ve got to risk it too.”
The Wolf of Wall Street
“I want you to deal with your problems by becoming rich!”
The Dark Knight
“If you’re good at something, never do it for free.”
“This is the time to show them everything. Make sure they remember you.”
Up in the Air
“Anyone who ever built an empire or changed the world sat where you are right now. And it’s because they sat there they were able to do it.”
“Begin each day as if it were on purpose.”
“There are no two words in the English language more harmful than ‘good job’.”
“Do. Or do not. There is no try.”
“Money is not the prime commodity in our lives… time is.”
The Pursuit of Happiness
“Don’t ever let somebody tell you… You can’t do something.”
Devil Wears Prada
“You are not trying. You are whining….And what’s worse, you don’t care. Because this place, where so many people work would die to work you only deign to work.”