Jerry Maguire Essay

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In life we are faced with many decisive moments. Some gives us the opportunity to benefit from some situations. Others place us in a position where we are forced to choose how to act despite what our conscious dictates. It’s unfair to judge those who make their decisions based on needs, as opposed to what’s right or wrong. What we all know is that what we do today has consequences in the future. As the saying goes “you reap what you sow”. Despite the obstacles we face during different phases of our lives, some individuals remain positive about their future. They hang on to that thread of faith, hope or belief and they fight to reach their goals. That is the story of Jerry, the main ...view middle of the document...

He loses the majority of his clients, and even loses his fiancée.
Soon after Jerry decides to start his own sports marketing agency, with the only client (athlete) he was able to keep, a professional football player named Rod Tidwell (played by actor Cuba Gooding Jr.) and one employee, a former coworker named Dorothy Boyd (Renee Zellweger). She believed in him and in the statement he wrote. Eventually Jerry developed a romantic relationship with Dorothy and she becomes a big influencer in his future decisions.
We all live moments that defines our life, we spend years doing what society and our family expects from us, but there is a time when the path we need to take shows up in front of us. That is what happened to Jerry, he saw that moment in front of him and he grabbed it, he translated this revelation into words which he plastered onto a book. And, this changed his life radically. Jerry finally became successful when the one client he had becomes instrumental in winning a game. Jerry’s new, controversial...

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