Eleven Business Lessons From The Movie “Jerry Maguire”

A SHARK IN SUITS

Jerry to his client: I will not rest until you're holdinga coke in your own commercial, -- broadcast during a Super Bowlgame that you're winning.
In the quest for the big dollar,little things were golng wrong.
Jerry: Who had I become?Just another shark in a suit?

01. PROFITS OR PEOPLE

02. CONSUMERS OR HUMANS

Less money. Caring for themand caring for ourselves.

If you care about your people, they would care about your product or service.

Consumers Buy, Humans Live — Marc Gobe

03. PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS

Dicky Fox: The key to this businessis personal relationships.

Preference is the key reason why a consumer is willing to pay a premium for a product or service and be loyal to the brand.

04. NO PAIN, NO GAIN

Jerry: Fine. What's up?Bob Sugar: I came here to let you go.
Jerry: Pardon me?Bob Sugar: I came here to fire you, Jerry.

05. DO NOT BLAME YOUR CUSTOMERS, BLAME THE SITUATIONS

Rod: I'm sitting here with an ant problem.My brother Tee Pee's room is flooded.

06. OBSERVE, LEARN, LIVE WITH YOUR CUSTOMERS

It is our duty to inspire our consumers to have dreams and help them to accomplish those dreams.

07. SHOW ‘EXPERIENCE’ TO CUSTOMERS, NOT PRODUCTS

Jerry: Rod, Show them your joy for the game.Bury the attitude a little bit,and show them...Get back to the guywho first started playing this game.
Way back when you were a kid,was it just about the money?

08. HELP YOUR CUSTOMERS TO HELP YOURSELVES

Jerry: Rod, Play like a guywho first started playing this game.
Way back when you were a kid,was it just about the money?
Help me.Help me... help you.Help me help you

09. DO NOT FOCUS ON CONSEQUENCES

Jerry: I have a question for you.Are we really friends?You know, friends can telleach other anything, right?
I'll tell you why you don'thave your $ million.
You play for the money. You playwith your head, not your heart.
When you get on the field,it's all about what you didn't get.
Who's to blame. Who's gotthe contract you didn't get.That is not what inspires people!
Shut up!Play the game from your heart.
Then I'll show you the kwan.And that's the truth!

10. BUILD TRUST

11. LOVE YOUR CUSTOMER

Unless you love everybody,you can't sell anybody.

CONCLUSION

Secular Humanist, Business Growth Consultant, Design Thinker, India. Reach me at mmshah8@gmail.com. or https://www.shahmohammed.com

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