The myth of the self-made person

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I had already been writing about what I think the true meaning of a company is when I read this in an email from The Sunday Times this morning:

 No one builds their own fortunes.

No one is self-made.

The Sunday Times might like to promote the myth at the behest of, or to flatter, Rupert Murdoch. But the simple fact is that everyone has to work in company. And the bread has to be shared.

Those who think otherwise need to be reminded, often, of the folly of their thinking and, too often, their ways..