Career Lessons You Can Learn From Guys Like Seinfeld, The Rock, and Luke Skywalker

“Humble Beginnings Can Lead to Great Success—Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

He started off as a small-time wrestler and slowly worked his way to stardom. In 1995 Johnsons was at his lowest point. Says Johnson: “I Pulled out my wallet, and yeah, I had a five, a one, and some change. “I remember thinking, F*ck, all I have is seven bucks. At that time I wanted so much more.”

“By ’96 I was wrestling in flea markets for $40 bucks a night (God bless Waffle House)… Some of you out there might be going thru your own ‘$7 in your pocket’ situation… embrace the grind, lower your shoulders and keep drivin’ thru!”