Billions’ Bobby Axelrod Gives Incredibly Real and Motivational Advice for Entrepreneurs

Billions’ Bobby Axelrod Gives Incredibly Real and Motivational Advice for Entrepreneurs

Billions’ Bobby Axelrod Gives Incredibly Real and Motivational Advice for Entrepreneurs

If you’re not watching the show Billions then I understand you.  Seriously, I do.  The show isn’t for everyone.  In fact sometimes it goes way above people’s heads including my own.  However, I think it’s just “commercial” enough where each and every episode you’re going to learn some really valuable life lessons.  While the show does an excellent job portraying the hedge fund world and sordid business of governing the financial sector, you get some amazing pearls of wisdom.  Perhaps the greatest pearls come from lead character Bobby Axelrod (Damien Lewis) himself.  In an amazing scene with his wife Lara, Axe schools Lara on why she shouldn’t have been in business.  Check it out below:

What is it you do that you’re the best in the world at? You offer a service you didn’t invent, a formula you didn’t invent, a delivery method you didn’t invent. Nothing about what you do is patentable or a unique user experience. You haven’t identified an isolated market segment, haven’t truly branded your concept. You need me to go on? So why would an investment bank put serious money into it? I all but told you that ahead of time, but you wouldn’t listen. Now you’ve heard it, but it’s too late. You. Weren’t. Ready. So why would an investment bank put serious money into it? I all but told you that ahead of time, but you wouldn’t listen. Now you’ve heard it, but it’s too late. You. Weren’t. Ready.

Awesome.

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