The Pursuit Of Happyness By Chris Gardner Essay

2193 Words Apr 30th, 2016 null Page
The Pursuit of Happyness is a story about the long journey of a single father, Chris Gardner, trying to provide for his son. After being evicted from their apartment, he and his young son find themselves alone with no place to go. Even though Chris eventually lands a job as an intern at a prestigious brokerage firm, the position pays no money. They search each night to find a place to sleep, and food that they can afford. It is not an easy position they are in but Chris refuses to give up, and works hard every day to create a better life for himself and his son. Not only did I find this movie very inspiring, but I found it to represent many different aspects of how competitive the business world is today. It represented the environment of business, the importance of finances/investments, human resources, marketing and management/organizations. Not everyone has it easy, and in order to be successful you not only need to work hard but you need experience. I think that a great start to becoming successful is to get a proper education, however, I do understand that not everyone can take the time to do that. For example, Chris needed to make money right away because his sons well being was in his hands. By trying to go out and sell his product, and by applying for job after job he was working hard to gather experience. Experience is what I believe to be the most important thing to obtain when trying to be successful. Without experience there is very little you can do to compete…

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