Eric Kim thoughts on Jay Z numbered list

Certainly! Here are some quotes by Eric Kim from his blog post “15 Lessons Jay-Z Has Taught Me About Hustling”:

  1. On Hard Work: “Nothing is given to mortals except the ability for us to work hard.”
  2. On Learning: “I’m hungry for knowledge. The whole thing is to learn every day. To get brighter and brighter.”
  3. On Self-Design: “Remind yourself nobody’s built like you. You design yourself.”
  4. On Overcoming Fears: “Those who are successful overcome their fears and take action. Those who aren’t — they submit to their fears and live with regrets.”
  5. On Jealousy: “Jealousy’s a weak emotion.”
  6. On Trying: “I’m not afraid of dying, I’m afraid of not trying.”
  7. On Doing the Impossible: “Difficult takes a day, impossible takes a week.”
  8. On Work: “Without the work, the magic won’t come.”
  9. On Dreaming: “I’d rather die enormous than live dormant.”
  10. On Trends: “You can’t fake whatever the current trend is if it’s not you; because it might work for a second, but it’s a house of sand.”
  11. On Business: “I’m not a businessman; I’m a business, man.”
  12. On Progress: “I’m onto the next one.”
  13. On Fate: “Just know I chose my own fate; I drove by the fork in the road and went straight.”
  14. On Life and Struggle: “The deeper we get into those sidewalk cracks into the mind of the young hustler trying to find his fortune there, the closer we get to the ultimate human story, the story of struggle; which is what defines us all.”
  15. On Continuous Hustling: “I’m never satisfied; can’t knock my hustle” oai_citation:1,15 Lessons Jay-Z Has Taught Me About Hustling – ERIC KIM.

Eric Kim, in his blog post “15 Lessons Jay-Z Has Taught Me About Hustling,” draws inspiration from Jay-Z’s life and career, emphasizing the rapper’s embodiment of the American dream. Kim outlines 15 key lessons:

  1. Work Hard: Emphasizing the importance of relentless effort.
  2. Never Stop Learning: Advocating for continuous self-improvement.
  3. Design Yourself: Encouraging self-design of thoughts, actions, and purpose.
  4. Overcome Your Fears: Stressing the need to act despite fears.
  5. Jealousy is a Weak Emotion: Urging to focus on personal growth rather than envy.
  6. Always Try: Highlighting the importance of effort over fear of failure.
  7. Impossible Takes a Week: Asserting that determination can make the seemingly impossible achievable.
  8. Work, Work, Work, Work: Reminding that success requires persistent effort.
  9. Dream Enormous: Inspiring to think big and aim high.
  10. Don’t Follow Trends: Suggesting to stay true to oneself instead of following fads.
  11. Create Your Own Business: Encouraging entrepreneurship and self-reliance.
  12. Onto the Next One: Motivating to keep moving forward and innovating.
  13. Choose Your Own Fate: Advocating for creating one’s own path in life.
  14. Hustling is Life: Viewing hustling as a metaphor for the human struggle.
  15. Never Stop Hustling: Recommending a lifelong commitment to striving and improving oai_citation:1,15 Lessons Jay-Z Has Taught Me About Hustling – ERIC KIM.