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Leonardo DiCaprio plays Jordan Belfort, the infamous Wall Street stock market guru who built an incredible fortune selling penny stocks and laundering money, before facing the wrath of the FBI, prison...

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Belfort's career started at a high-flying stock broking firm, but when it crashed he found himself at a dodgy local operation that sold worthless ‘penny stocks’ in companies unlikely to succeed.

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DiCaprio’s portrayal showed how much Belfort loved his industry and was intensely motivated to sell and succeed. 

If a business owner channeled passion like this in a legal way, there woul...

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DiCaprio's Belfort could sell anything – from someone’s own pen back to them, to stocks in a company that barely existed. 

The art of building a rapport with a client, enlisting their conf...

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Donnie Azoff wanted to work for DiCaprio’s Belfort, despite having no experience, but Belfort spies his hunger for money and takes him on. He trains him to lead a ‘wolf pack’ of hard-hitting sales ...

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Although efforts for staff incentives by DiCaprio’s Belfort are not appropriate, he did aim to build camaraderie and reward success. 

In turn, this fostered loyalty in his team, which shou...

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DiCaprio’s Belfort had the art of a captivating monologue down pat. He revelled in showing his passion, motivating his team and twisting a bad scenario into something uplifting.

Being a p...

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