If you are working a day job, you are actually making other people dream come true. Let’s be practical. There is nothing wrong working your day job. It is still good to do so as we need income to survive and live. However, you should not forget to work on your dream and making it a reality. There is when the word Hustle is born.
There is a saying, “Work on the day job, and hustle the side job”. We can say hustle is a level higher of work. It is basically, squeezing every ounce of energy you have in you to deliver your passion. It is a component of GRIT which demonstrate passion and perseverance in your daily routine.
GRIT is a personality trait on an individual who lives up to their passion and perseverance moving toward a goal despite being pushed down by significant obstacles and distractions. GRIT is what makes you get up after you fall down. GRIT is the awareness of achieving greatest potential comes from running a marathon, not a sprint. A better analogy is an obstacles race such as The Spartan Race.
Success without fulfilment is the ultimate failure. It is the up and down moment of life that gives meaning for us to live. The key work is life fulfilment. The 6 pillars of life fulfilment are Faith, Family, Fitness, Financial Friends, and finally Freedom. The first step is to accept it, then you got to work to earn it and finally, you can live it. Remember, it will be hard but it will be worth it.
I completed the Spartan Race Super Malaysia on the 9 July 2017 at Nexus International School Malaysia, Putrajaya. The distance was 14.2km with 29 obstacles. It was a tropical and humid environment. I signed up in the Spartan Elite Category to get the feel of being surrounded with the top Spartan Racer. Self-Awareness is an essential key element of success. I had a reflection during my flight back home, here are my 3 important lessons from running the Spartan Race Super.
You can use these 5 questions as a guide to discover your strength. Your strength can solve other people problem. You must enjoy it. You must do it effortlessly. You are great in it. It encourages you to be a better person. Your strength will give you energy. Once you discover your strength, you need to hustle and grind to be great! Feel free to share to inspire people to embrace the adversity of life so that they can grow living life with fulfillment.