Those who are good at what they do in their own arenas dominate other arenas.
Adolph Kiefer won the gold in the 1936 Olympics 100 meter backstroke. It mattered to Germany.
Art can overpower arms. A single pedestrian can stop an entourage of tanks. Not always, but it can happen if the art is compelling enough or the pedestrian is angry enough and the times are desperate enough.
Hard working people are fed up with junk everywhere—politics, business, family, culture. Across the world, the best kept secret is the quality, hard work dominating secret workshops. When provoked, those workers will emerge.