Who said you couldn’t learn from Hollywood? In a recent MSN Money article, Liz Weston gives a run down of Oscar nominated movies and the financial lessons each one can teach.
The message: Don’t be afraid to haggle
The King’s Speech
The message: Sometimes experience and integrity matter more than fancy credentials.
The message: Overconfidence can lead to disaster.
The message: Question your assumptions.
The Social Network
The message: Pick your battles.
The Kids Are All Right
The message: Choose your contractor carefully.
Toy Story 3
The message: Don’t hoard. Share.
I actually look forward to re-watching these movies and seeing if I get the same message. Be sure to read the original post to get a breakdown of the financial lessons you can learn.