So let's just face it, we are a society obsessed with pop-culture. It’s a well-known fact that a large percentage of the millennial community is always connected to what’s hot and trending at any moment.
But consider this, the same pop-culture icons we are immersed in can teach us a thing or two about professional development.
Any individual that knows me can confirm that I consider Jay-Z the undisputed King of the World. In addition to becoming one of the most iconic figures in the rap and hip-hop industry, he has shown the world what it means to create an EMPIRE.
Jay-Z has an estimated net worth of $475 million, fueled not only by his music, but his companies and various affiliations. But could you expect anything less from the same man who told the world: “I’m not a businessman; I’m a business, man!”
Jay-Z has been able to turn every facet of his life into a fully functioning enterprise. There lies some serious take-away points from his journey; but two lessons have resonated consistently with me that I find worth sharing: