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  • - He won the Mr. Universe contest when he was 20,

  • and the Mr. Olympia contest seven times.

  • He is worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

  • He's been an athlete, actor, entrepreneur,

  • director, model, and politician.

  • He's Arnold Schwarzenegger and here

  • are his ten rules for success.

  • (swoosh)

  • - Here's the goal, and whatever it takes

  • to get there, I would do.

  • So, I was doing my daily work,

  • cleaning the guns, going to the shooting range,

  • marching 20 miles a day and falling around

  • up hills with weapons, running at five in the morning

  • with heavy combat boots and all this stuff,

  • and then everyone just almost drops dead

  • at night, is totally exhausted.

  • I worked out three hours and got up early

  • in the morning again to do my sit-ups,

  • and the push-ups, and my chin-ups.

  • There was a clear conflict, a dilemma.

  • Because the lifting was not a traditional

  • sport for them, they didn't like the idea.

  • They didn't even have the equipment.

  • I had to go and figure out every way possible

  • to do dips with chairs, or put a bar

  • across two chairs, and do upside down rowing.

  • Everyone would say this is the wrong direction

  • that I'm going, or I'm in a dream world,

  • I'm useless, whatever it was, I'm going to break

  • through that, no matter what it takes.

  • I needed to reach that goal.

  • That vision that I had,

  • of being a world champion.

  • Think big.

  • Because then you're going to get big.

  • Then you're going to go and achieve big things.

  • That is the most important thing.

  • We don't achieve big things by accident.

  • So, shoot for the top, shoot for the sky.

  • Shoot for the stars.

  • All of those liabilities that they talked about

  • that are turning into assets.

  • When I did Conan the Barbarian

  • the director came to me and he said,

  • If we wouldn't have you, we would

  • have had to build one.

  • And on Terminator, the director said,

  • I couldn't imagine to have anyone play

  • Terminator that wouldn't have an accent

  • and that wouldn't have your body.

  • I cannot imagine the line "I'll be back."

  • with a normal American accent.

  • It worked so perfectly that you have this German accent.

  • So all of those things that

  • they say are liabilities, became an asset.

  • As moment went on, I grew and grew

  • and went from one movie to the next,

  • started making more and more money

  • and then I ended up being the highest paid actor

  • with 30 million dollars in Terminator 3.

  • (German dialogue)

  • - [Arnold] My father, he said this is an embarrassment

  • to me and was dumping all over me.

  • The other thing is, you have to work your butt off.

  • If you think that you're going to go accomplish

  • something really special and be the best

  • in anything in the world,

  • and you think you can do it without working,

  • you'll make a big mistake.

  • Because no matter what I did,

  • if it was in body building or in acting,

  • or in the political arena, it always took

  • a lot a lot of work.

  • You got to put out and you got to make a lot of sacrifices.

  • If you're not willing to work hard,

  • forget about it - this is another rule

  • that is very important.

  • Use your power of potential and make this nation

  • and this world a better place.

  • It worked for this immigrant who came over here

  • to this country with $20 in the pocket,

  • and I know and I guarantee it will work for you too.

  • I said that I wanted to get into acting,

  • people said "No, you have an accent and you have

  • a body that is too big, and your name no one

  • can pronounce, be realistic."

  • It's the 70s.

  • Today.

  • Dustin Hoffman, he's the big shot.

  • Al Pacino, little guy.

  • Woody Allen, sex symbol.

  • Even when I ran for Governor they said,

  • "Are you kidding me, he can never win. Give it up."

  • But, I didn't pay any attention because I said to myself,

  • "What did I do when they said you can't go to Germany,

  • you can't compete in the Junior Mr. Europe."

  • I did not listen to the no.

  • I went, and it worked out.

  • And I used that attitude,

  • as a blueprint for the rest of my life.

  • Don't be afraid to fail.

  • Because if you're afraid to fail,

  • then you're always holding yourself back,

  • because you're afraid if you

  • go all out you may fail.

  • Well, in weight lifting we learned

  • very quickly, the only way you could break

  • a record is if you're willing to fail.

  • That's when you put on more weight,

  • you try and sometimes maybe you don't,

  • you would not be able to lift it.

  • Which has happened to me many times.

  • But eventually when you train hard enough,

  • you will lift it.

  • So, don't be afraid to fail,

  • I mean, how far can you fall.

  • In Austria, kids were conditioned to follow

  • our parents path, but, unlike other kids

  • around me, I was very determined

  • that I have to get out of there.

  • And then one day, I saw the cover

  • of a magazine of Reg Park.

  • And it says, "How Mr. Universe Became Hercules".

  • I opened up this magazine and I read through it,

  • and it was the whole plan, laid out.

  • I asked myself, Arnold, what is it about you,

  • that is so different?

  • Why are you the only one that sees it so clearly,

  • the score, going to America, winning the

  • Mr. Universe contest, and getting into movies,

  • and making millions of dollars, no one else

  • talks about this around here.

  • Is it real? Is it just a crazy fantasy?

  • But, wait a minute, Reg Park did it.

  • Then it's possible.

  • Arnold, focus. The key thing is to be focused.

  • Visual a goal, and I saw myself standing up

  • on a stage just like Reg Park

  • and it became more and more clear.

  • Arnold, You got to go.

  • That just shows you again so much

  • for it can't be done.

  • This is what I try to tell you,

  • anything and everything can be done

  • if you can visualize it and if you

  • believe in yourself.

  • It was the same thing again when I ran for Governor,

  • you can imagine when I went on the Tonight Show,

  • and I announced that I'm going to run for

  • Governor of the great state of California.

  • People came to be afterwards and said,

  • "You're crazy. You don't announce something

  • like this on the Tonight Show.

  • You have an official Press Conference at

  • the state capital. Plus, you don't start

  • with governorship, you start first with Mayor,

  • or with State Senator."

  • And I said, "I don't want to be Senator,

  • I don't want to be Mayor. I want to be Governor,

  • don't you understand that?"

  • (laughter)

  • - Well, the rest is history, I won in 2003,

  • and I won also in 2006.

  • Let me tell you, you're going to find the naysayers

  • in every turn you make.

  • Don't listen, just visualize your goal,

  • know exactly where you want to go.

  • Trust yourself, get out there and work like hell.

  • And break some of the rules

  • and never ever be afraid of failure.

  • - Thank you guys so much for watching,

  • I made this video because Daniel Grantham

  • asked me to, so if there's a famous

  • entrepreneur you want me to profile,

  • and you want to see a top ten list of,

  • leave their name in the comments below,

  • and I'll see what I can do for you.

  • Now, Arnold liked to talk a lot about

  • how important it is to have a clear goal

  • that's set out and achieve for yourself,

  • so my question of the day for you today

  • is what is your clear goal?

  • What is a clear goal that you,

  • you're trying to work towards,

  • to build that life and that business

  • for yourself? Leave in the comments,

  • I'd love to hear from you.

  • And of course if you like this video

  • and you want to see more,

  • don't forget to subscribe to the newsletter

  • and to the channel and I hope

  • to see you again tomorrow morning

  • for another shot of entrepreneurship

  • to kickstart your day, thank you for watching

  • continue to believe, and I'll see you soon.

  • (swoosh)

- He won the Mr. Universe contest when he was 20,

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    Sun Huang posted on 2019/01/02
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