Musings on Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Tuesday, June 29, 2004
The Myth of the Self-Made Millionaire
Some of the wealthiest entrepreneurs in this country say there is no such thing as the "self-made man." With more millionaires making rather than inheriting their wealth, there is a false conceit that they haven't received outside support, a new report says. But society's role in wealth creation is significant, therefore society has an obligation to maintain a level playing field for opportunities to create wealth, contends the report, "I Didn't...