All posts by Nick Loadholtes

I'm a developer turned entrepreneur who loves to solve problems and make computers work for people! My favorite tools for doing this are Python, Flask, and the cloud.

Get the warrior mindset

Are you in touch with your inner warrior? Check out this article on SOFREP about “How to live like a Navy SEAL” and see these movies that they recommend. These are movies that will inspire you, lead you to a great new ideas, and help you develop your inner warrior. Watching these is guaranteed to be a good time. And as a bonus, will also help develop a mindset that will lead you to victory and all that you do. So hit the deck and bang out 20, and then grab some popcorn and check these flicks:

The Eagle Do you like modern civilization? Find out what it was like before things got so nice and cushy.

300 Some people like to complain about things. Then there are some like Spartans who will stand up and do something about it. Strengthen your resolve as you watch this stunning retelling of the battle of Thermopylae where 300 Spartans held back an invading force of hundreds of thousands.

Braveheart Get yourself a little history lesson as Mel Gibson shows us how the Scottish do it

Red cliff We haven’t seen this one yet, but movies set in ancient China are always pretty awesome.

Thor He’s big. He’s got a hammer. He’s THOR.

Gladiator Think you’re having a bad day? Watch as Russell Crowe delivers his greatest performance as Maximus, a Roman general who seeks vengeance after a massive betrayal.

The Lord of the rings trilogy Pssst, want to know a secret? Apparently there’s this one ring that binds them all together…

Act Of Valor How do the Navy SEALs do what they do? Watch and learn! Find out why The only easy day was yesterday

American Sniper Chris Kyle fought for his family, his friends, and his country. But the hardest fight was coming back from the war.

What do you think of these?  Are there any that we left out? Let us know when the comments!

A new look!

We here at vunify have been working hard to give our site a little facelift, and its now live for everyone to see! Check it out:

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http://www.vunify.com/

In addition to this new coat of paint, we’re also working to bring some new features out to make finding new/fun/cool things to watch even easier.

Right now, when you sign up you can vote on shows, movies, and even episodes! Let everyone know which is the best episode of episode of Macgyver (trick question! They are ALL awesome.)

Keep an eye on the site and sign up for email alerts to stay ahead of the curve as we release new features.

Let us know what you think, and happy watching!

Top Movies For Entreprenuers

The $100 MBA is a great podcast that teaches quick 10 minutes business lessons daily. Recently they presented “6 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should See & Why” which presents a few movies that all entrepreneurs should check out for inspiration… or warning. If you are working on your hustle, here’s some entertainment for you downtime:


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The Social Network: Everyone uses Facebook, but how did it get started? It turns out in the beginning things weren’t so friendly. A great story of vision and drive, and the power of bringing people together.


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Moneyball: The sports world isn’t usually thought of as a place for entrepreneurship, but when your team has a high aspirations and tight budget you’ve got to get creative. Find out how the Oakland A’s used some moxie to put together a world class team on a shoestring budget


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Thank you for smoking: Learn about the dark side as we see a tobacco lobbyist tries to balance life and work.


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Glengarry Glen Ross: This drama focuses on the struggles of some salesmen who are trying to keep their jobs in a rough economic market. Alec Baldwin delivers the ultimate motivational speech (the best of his career!) that sets the stage for this gripping story.


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The Pursuit of Happyness: I’ll be honest, I haven’t seen this one. Will Smith just hasn’t been able to top Independence Day in my opinion.


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Indie Game: Everyone likes to play games, but what is it like to have a vision and build a game? Some times reality can be too real. This documentary follows a few teams around as they struggle to bring their passions to life.

 

What are your picks? What should ever entrepreneur see?