Guys, deciding to be an entrepreneur has been one of my goals since I was 15. And this is an opportunity for me to share my journey. It is one of my bucket list items which has been at the back of my mind finally came through. Since I was in school, I will enjoy those session when my schools invited ex-students to come by and give a speech of motivation to the students. And I always imagined that I will be at that position when one day I achieved my goals to be successful in my endeavors. The only school of mine I had in mine was my secondary school, not even my polytechnic. Why? Because polytechnics and universities for me are huge and in large scale. I did not expect them to call me since there are other successful individuals out there.
Another reason I was expecting probably my secondary school would call me instead is also because I am looking forward to meet the teacher I had crushed with. I hope she is still there.
So, yesterday I was one of the four panelists for one of the webinars on entrepreneurship which was conducted by the polytechnic I used to attend for my Diploma in Business Management (2003). The webinar module is about Entrepreneurs Attributes and Abilities, conducted by their senior lecturer, Benson Ong.
Frankly, I had great time especially having that opportunity to express my passion towards one of my companies, specifically Grapholistic International. I did not mentioned my other companies though cos I feel like it will be too much for the students to listen to more than one passion of mine. Furthermore, I would like to market more on my Grapholistic first especially because of its unique and not a common service. The other two companies that I owned are of common industry like books publishing and distributor.
Some of the highlights that the other panelists had shared are somewhat similar to mine throughout my journey in exploring my businesses. Attributes such as patience, sacrificing time and energy especially when like me I worked full-time for the past years in companies while after I returned home, I will spend my time planting seeds for 3 to 4 hours daily to build this company. What else? Taking risk in case what if the plans fail, and putting ideas into actions instead of procrastinating when implementing it. These are a few of those that I remember right now.
What I realized is that people are always fascinated with this science, handwriting analysis. The way it could identify someone's character accurately and its unique trait belongs to the owner of those handwriting. The responses are the reasons that normally made me more motivated to keep trying in many ways to reach more people. I used to keep this low-profile with a valid reason that I was working with another company as a full-time staff.
But now when I am in full-time mode running my businesses, and I realized that because since not many people know about this and need someone to tell them, I feel like I really need to expose myself in various media and YouTube. That is why I really put in extra effort nowadays to also show my face compared to last time. I have to let myself feel comfortable to be in videos and also in podcast. Thanks to my first few exposures (video and audio) when I was doing my podcast for my publishing company. This is my first Vlog which I do speak for my company. I mean in here you guys are used to watch me on video but for my Grapholistic's, yeah I don't do that before this.
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Guys, I forgot to upload a write-up about my experience as a guest interviewed by Shida Osman in Adossier Podcast. The interview was about Graphology and my backstory when creating the company. It was my favorite interview so far being. The last time I was interviewed and broadcast on a radio was like a phobia for me because I hated my voice after hearing it. Soooo.. now is the Comeback!
Anyway, watch my YouTube Vlog (Podcast Guest Interview-Graphologist) below and remember to SUBSCRIBE to my YouTube Channel!! Adieus!
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Hi Everyone. 2020 has been a good ride so far. Even though everyone in the world could not avoid being affected by the impact of COVID-19, I believe that each of us has our own story that we would share with our future self.
When it happened in March 2019 where lock-downs happened in many countries including mine, it was a game changer to everything. I was at that time still working with the company I have been working with for 13 years. I couldn't believe that of all the years, this year I took the risk of leaving it and make my dreams come true. I know right? Why couldn't I wait when the economy is better? Or whatever reasons anyone could come up for me. Listen, when I decided this, I did not even talk to anyone except myself and of course the Almighty. I did not even told my dad whom I normally will inform on any of my big decisions (not always though). I did not even tell my closest colleague about this until everything has fall in place. Two of my friends who I hangout with even told me if this kind of stuff call an emergency video meeting. And I replied, I don't considered this an emergency.
The reasons to leave is always because of a trigger. I have been waiting for a trigger for the past 3 to 4 years and in fact even though it sounds negative, I think it is a positive thing that had happened in 2020 in my life. It is so funny that at the end of last year, I have asked Allah for a sign telling me whether it is worth it to stay in that company I was in for over a decade. And He gave me the sign. I took it but didn't really do anything with it.
Then, of all years, early this year I found a new employee whom I have good feelings to cover my responsibilities in the company. I have been searching for a decade but could not find any. And in May 2020, one of my ex-colleagues who is actually quite close to me in some way said something which mentioned that my ex-boss do not want me to get involved in when that role is under my responsibilities. Because he knew that if he tells me that, it is not following the law and he is worried that I will reject and disagreed. After that text, for 1 week I was furious which is not common for me. Most of the time, within 2 days my anger will subside. But this time, my mind was only focusing on leaving.
After I wrote my resignation letter, I planned everything. And instead of searching for a new job which none of it is my passion (it seems like being a general manager or country manager doesn't interest me at all), I accidentally search for a workspace and ended up a renting a 75sqft office space. I have been wanting to run my own companies full-time, seeding it since I was in secondary school. And now, I am doing it at this moment.
By the way, I would like to celebrate one of the best years I have ever had throughout my life. I am writing this just so I can remind myself to be grateful and appreciate everything that I have. In case, I will need this in the future.
Apart from that, I have finally completed editing my travel blog for Canada. Last year I had the chance to travel to the second largest country in the world during Autumn. Do read it if you are interested. It is not too in-depth on travel tips but written more like a diary this time.