We all desperately need a change of perspective –
may we present
We got bored with all the declarations of
"self-made millionaire" and "self-made entrepreneur".
It was former US Governor and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger who inspired us to bring our #notselfmade Movement to life and celebrate humbleness and gratitude in a world where people seem to believe they do not need anyone.
In Tools of Titans, Schwarzenegger says:
"I am not a self-made man. I got a lot of help".
He goes on to say: "It is true that I grew up in Austria without plumbing. It is true that I moved to America alone with just a gym bag. And it is true that I worked as a bricklayer (...).
But it is not true that I am self-made. Like everyone, to get to where I am, I stood on the shoulders of giants. My life was built on a foundation of parents, coaches, and teachers; of kind souls who lent couches or gym back rooms where I could sleep; of mentors who shared wisdom and advice; of idols who motivated me from the pages of magazines (...).”