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Shows for an Entrepreneurial Netflix Sesh

Finishing out your current show and looking for a new one to binge (with a side of snacks and your favorite drink, of course)? Want to learn more about the business and entrepreneurial world through entertainment? Maybe you just want to change up your typical type of show – no shame if you’re a die-hard Bachelor fan, because, same. We have you covered! Here are 9 business/lifestyle shows to watch for entrepreneurs.

Dirty Money

This documentary on Netflix takes a deep look into the dark sides of the corporate world, exploring fraud within major corporations and scandals that took place within huge companies. It will keep you on your toes and open your eyes to what really goes on behind closed doors.

The Mind, Explained

Also on Netflix, this series explores exactly how our brain works, why we experience anxiety and dreams, how our memory works and more. Everything you would want to know about your mind is covered in this show.

Selling Sunset

This reality series on Netflix has been a popular one since its launch. It is all about real estate in the Los Angeles area, highlighting real estate agents who sell luxury homes. If you’ve always been curious about the real estate world, or want to start your own real estate agency, this is the perfect show for you.

Get Organized with the Home Edit

This Netflix show is the perfect series to binge if you want to declutter your life. With the chaos that can come with a busy schedule and hectic life, it’s easy to let your space become disorganized. This show focuses on two business partners who travel to different celebrities’ homes and show how they organize their areas. A clean workspace leads to higher quality work, so give this series a try!


This Netflix original series is based on the true story of Sophia Amoruso, founder of the clothing line “Nasty Gal.” It follows the main character, Sophia, on her adventure of starting a fashion business and how her life changes as her business grows and gains popularity. It is light-hearted and fun, perfect for a binge night.

Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker

This true story explores the life of Madam C.J. Walker who built her way up into being the first female self-made millionaire. As a black woman, she faced racism, oppression and sexism, yet still made it. Her story is truly inspiring to business women everywhere.

Erin Brockovich

Another true story, but this time in a movie form, rather than a series. Julia Roberts plays Erin Brockovich, a woman who came from practically nothing who worked her way into a legal firm and fought one of the biggest, most ground-breaking cases in history alongside the attorney she was working for.

Start Up

This drama series on Netflix shows tech start-up companies and how the creators went about crafting their business. It is very suspenseful and a little intense, but you’ll have to watch it to find out what happens.


This documentary series highlights Michelle Obama and follows her on her journey of her book tour. The previous First Lady has achieved many accomplishments and milestones throughout her education and career. The film is an inspiring one to all, and is a must-watch.

Next time you’re scrolling through Netflix’s catalog and can’t seem to find anything, try one of these out. Not only will it keep you entertained, it will teach you something along the way.


If you’re interested in other Netflix suggestions, find our movie recommendations here!

Anna is a junior at Michigan State University studying journalism and public relations. She loves the fashion and lifestyle side of journalism, and her career goals are to end up in magazine writing and editing. She loves trying new art projects and traveling to new places.

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