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The Power of Hard work: 4 Outstanding Effects of Hard Work That Make it The Father of Prosperity

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Hard work is the ability of an individual to work more hours than the average person. Research reveals that the ordinary person works 8 – 10 hours a day, while a hard-worker works 14 – 16 hours a day.

Successful people such as Warren Buffet, Lil-Wayne, and Richard Branson, reveal that they work up to 16 hours a day. These individuals often stress on the importance of hard work, and they admit that their success is owed to the intense amount of effort they put into their work

Today’s article provides four main effects of hard work that make it the main element for success. In simpler terms, it provides reasons why hard work pays.

Hard-work pays because –

  1. It Leads to Mastery

If you invest most of your energy and time in your career, you will definitely become a master or expert in your field. For instance, if you study and practice accounting for 16 hours every day for more than 5 years, you will inevitably become an expert in accounting.

Successful actors, musicians, footballers, businesspeople, and authors reveal that they became masters of their fields because they always spent a large percentage of their time learning and working on their skills.

Once you become a master of your field, there will be a high demand for your services, and there are high chances that you will be successful if you are highly demanded.

  1. It Leads to Luck

The harder you work, the luckier you get because luck occurs when opportunity meets with a high level of preparedness. Opportunity always knocks at every body’s door, but it often finds most of us unprepared.

Only the people who prepare themselves enough by working hard are those who fully exploit opportunities, and we call them The Lucky.

In simpler terms, many people miss luck because it looks like hard work.

  1. It Leads to Confidence in Oneself

The harder you work in a particular field, for example, music, the more you become a master, and the more you become a master, the more you start believing in your ability.

This belief makes you confident because you start realizing that you will definitely achieve your goals.

  1. It builds a good Character

Hard work requires an individual to spend lots of hours perfecting his or her skill. Therefore hard work makes you a good time manager because you will always avoid wasting time at all costs. Also, hard work forces you to learn self-discipline, which is an essential element for success. Self-discipline is the ability to do things you must do even when you don’t feel like doing.

Concluding Remarks

Therefore, we must try our best to embrace hard work, and make it part of us, because it puts us in a position where the chances of success are high. If you want mastery, work hard, if you want luck, work harder, and if you want to build confidence and a strong character, guess what? WORK HARD, and stop wasting your time on useless activities. Time is running out, and we are getting older every day. Use your time wisely when you still have the energy to use it.

You Can Check Out Four More Great Effects of Hard Work That Make it the Father of Prosperity

My Father is Always Working, and I too Must Work – Jesus Christ

*Hard work works. Hard work is what successful people do.’ – Denzel Washington

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  1. hafong

    April 30, 2018 at 3:05 am

    I enjoy this article very much. Wisdom indeed! Thank you.

    Lily

  2. Cathy Chapman

    April 30, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    Great reflections. thank you!

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Nine Powerful Success Lessons You Can Learn From The Best East African Rapper: KHALIGRAPH JONES

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Papa Jones a.k.a Khaligraph Jones/The OG is my favorite rapper and also the best East African Rapper. You must be living in a cave if you live in East Africa and you don’t know this guy. He flows like water, and he can fluently rap in both English and Kiswahili.

Rap was dead, but Khaligraph Jones is one of the few rappers in the world who is bringing rap back to life because most rappers are now doing TRAP, or is it CRAP?

Anyway, besides loving his songs, I love how Khaligraph came from nothing to be one of the most successful rappers in Kenya. I have learned a few lessons from him that have inspired me to dream bigger and believe in the impossible.

Here are nine powerful lessons I have learned from Khaligraph Jones’ success story.

  1. You Can Make Something Out Of Nothing

Khaligraph Jones was a broke ass lad before rising to fame. He worked as a nightclub bouncer, and he lived in one of the poorest regions in Kenya’s capital city. In his songs, he always reveals how life was tough before he became rich and famous, and how people used to ignore him because they believed he won’t amount to anything. However, from being a broke ass guy, he is now one of the richest and highest paid rappers in Kenya. He drives flashy cars, and he recently built a mansion.

His story shows that where you currently are doesn’t really matter because you can move from nowhere to somewhere within a short period if you put in the effort.

  1. Do Your Thing and Never Ever Care What Other People Say

Besides rapping, Khaligraph is also good at not caring what people say. When he entered the music industry, people mocked him because he had an American accent despite being a Kenyan. People thought his style was fake and they believed his accent would ruin his career because the music industry requires originality.

However, Khaligraph ignored the Naysayers. He still has an American accent, and he doesn’t care what people say about him. Ironically, people now love his American accent after he showed them what he can do.

  1. Be Generous

Most Kenyan musicians are selfish as they often avoid working with upcoming artists. However, despite being the illest rapper in town, Khaligraph is the most generous rapper in East Africa as he always gives a helping hand to aspiring artists by featuring them in his songs. He has made Kenyans recognize some artists they couldn’t have recognized.

In an interview, Khaligraph revealed that he works with young artists because he realized Kenya has too much potential and also because he needs to bring in other people to showcase their musical talents.

  1. Work Like Hell

The number of songs Khaligraph Jones has released this year proves that he’s currently the most hardworking rapper in East Africa.

  1. Put God First

Recently, before performing at The Terminal Music Weekend, Khaligraph revealed that besides discipline and hard work, he is successful because he puts God first. He advised aspiring artists to trust in God and he will make a way for them.

  1. Don’t Waste Your Energy on Unworthy Competition

When asked why he stopped responding to diss tracks from his greatest rival, Papa Jones revealed that he is now too mature to waste time on beefs.  The OG revealed that he is now putting more effort into his work instead of unworthy beefs.

The OG made me realize that we always waste our precious time and energy assessing our competitors’ progress. Little do we know that we’ll make quick progress if we channel this energy into our careers/businesses/projects.

  1. Don’t be Afraid to Reach Out

We are always advised that the shortest route to success is to reach out to the most successful folks in our industry and ask them for guidance and make them work with us. However, most of us fear doing so because we think these folks will ignore us.

Papa Jones isn’t ‘most of us,’ because while he was still a struggling artist, he reached out to Abbas, a badass Kenyan Rapper and asked if he could work with him. To Jones’ surprise, Abbas agreed to do a track with him without any financial demands. The track helped Jones advance in his career.

Recently, Khaligraph also reached out to YCEE, who is currently a big name in the African music industry, and asked if he could work with him. Surprisingly, YCEE agreed to work with him because he RESPECTS THE OG. Together they released a song named Gwala.

With this in mind, we must reach out to successful folks in our industry because they might agree to work with us.

  1. Do what you love

When Khaligraph Jones was asked how he kept moving forward after being booed off stage, he revealed that the love of music was what kept him going. He continued working on his skills because he loved rapping.

It is easy to give up working hard if you face obstacles on something you don’t love. However, when you love something, the obstacles don’t matter because you will always want to work no matter what.

9. Never Ever Give Up

During the ‘Testimony 1990’ Listening Party, Jones revealed that when he started recording music, many radio stations refused to play his music, and they told him to try another career. Besides this, he almost succumbed to depression because he felt that nobody was listening to his music despite his hard work. However, despite these challenges, Papa Jones never gave up.

Conclusion

Papa Jones is a great rapper, and I deeply believe he’ll reach great heights if he continues working hard and being generous. Currently, he’s the only rapper I believe will put Kenya on the Global map. I pray for him because if he succeeds, Kenya succeeds. KEEP WORKING BRO – SEE YOU AT THE TOP

RESPECT THE OG: HE HAS DONE WHAT MANY CAN’T DO.

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16 Sensational Quotes by the Rich and Famous That Prove Hard Work is the Secret to Success

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I have written twice, on why hard work is the secret to success because I believe that hard work works. Today, I compiled quotes I noted down from books, songs, interviews, and speeches of some of the world’s famous millionaires to prove that these folks really believe in hard work.

Here are they

  1. ‘I never cried, never complained, I just worked hard. To get to where I got to in life, it has been hard work.’ – Mayweather, boxer, (Net worth – around $ 700million).

 

  1. ‘I represent being sucker-free, being positive, and working hard. I don’t hate on anybody, I’m not a negative individual, and I just wake up and I just try to work the hardest I can work.’ – Puff Daddy, American Rapper & Entrepreneur (Net worth $810 -900 million)

 

 

  1. ‘I just kept at it. I work, work, work, work. I hate lazy people, I hate laziness.’ – Nicki Minaj, Rapper & Singer (Net worth – $ 70 million)

 

  1. ‘They always tell me nobody is working hard as you, and even though I laugh it off men, it’s probably true coz when all my friends are out partying I’m just here making music that they party to.’ – Drake, Rapper (Net worth – $120 Million).

 

 

  1. ‘Dreams don’t work unless you do.’ – John C. Maxwell, American Author & Pastor (Net worth – $ 700 million).

 

  1. ‘I have brothers like Rick Ross, and Wayne who are working like non-stop. I think we all push each other harder.’ – Drake, Rapper (Net worth – $120 Million).

 

 

  1. ‘I have never viewed myself as particularly talented, where I excel is ridiculous, sickening work ethic. While the other guy is sleeping, I’m working, while the other guy is eating, I’m working. – Will Smith, Actor (Net worth – $250 million)

 

  1. ‘Ignore the naysayers, and WORK LIKE HELL.’ – Arnold Schwarzenegger, Actor (Net worth – $ 400 million)

 

 

  1. ‘If you want to win, there is absolutely no way around hard hard work.’ – Arnold Schwarzenegger, Actor (Net worth-$ 400 million).

 

  1. ‘Work-hard, and who knows maybe someday you’ll find yourself standing on the stage, or maybe someday somebody will give you an award calling you an innovator.’ – Justin Timberlake, Singer – Songwriter (Net worth – $230 million).

 

 

  1. ‘I had no money to go to college so I had to work three jobs, and I learned a work ethic that I think made me who I am. I am a very hard worker, I am not the smartest kid in class, but just in terms of being clever and having hustle, I think my career proves that I’ll get it done no matter what – Jason Calacanis, Internet Entrepreneur (Net worth – $20 million).

 

  1. ‘Work-hard every waking hour if you are starting a company because if somebody else is working 50 hours and you are working 100, you will get twice as much done in the course of the year.’ – Elon Musk (Net worth- $ 20 billion)

 

 

  1. ‘I think there is no secret to success. It’s all about hard work. It’s about going out there and practicing more than your teammates or opponents.’ – Alex Morgan, Footballer ($ Net worth – $3 million ).

 

  1. ‘Talent without hard work is nothing.’ – Christiano Ronaldo, Footballer (Net worth – $400 million)

 

 

  1. ’If you think you can make it without working, you are making a mistake. If you are not going to work hard forget about it.’ – Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor (Net worth – $ 400 million).

 

  1. You have to work. I work every day and this is why I’m in the top level. It is not by coincidence it’s because I put extra-work outside the field.’ – Christiano Ronaldo, Footballer (Net worth – $400 million)

 

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