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3 Ways to Strengthen Your Desire.

Posted by Azim Azman on July 17, 2016 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (2)




This post relate to my third prepared speech for my Toastmasters Club that will be presented on 20 July 2016. 

I'm going to talk about desire and show 3 ways to strengthen your desire.

Napoleon Hill, the author of Think And Grow Rich book once said, " The starting point of all achievement is desire." 

He said that in order to be successful and get what we want, we need to have burning desire.

It also same like the famous Eric Thomas always says, " When you want to succed as bad as you want to breathe, then you will be successful ! "




3 Ways to strengthen your desire.


1. Think and work on your goals everyday. Focus on your goals everyday. Work towards it everyday. Progression toward your goals give your motivation.

2. Visualize. Vizualize your goals. Albert Einstein once said, " Imagination is more important than knowledge." To add fuel to it, you need to vizualize your goals and use your emotion. Add a lot of emotion during your vizualization.

3. Have affirmations. When I was studying for SPM, I have this affirmation, " If some people can get 10 As, I can get it too." I repeat it everyday, and guess what, I get that 10A s during the SPM result! Find your own affirmation that can give you motivation to keep moving forward and keep saying it to yourself! What you say to yourself is very important.


That it guys. Hope the post is useful.

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Financial Risk: Common Couple's Financial Mistake.

Posted by Azim Azman on June 11, 2016 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)



Many of my friends started to get married lately.


Yeah, of course, we are already 23. Haha.


Because of that, I think it is very relatable to write about " Common Couple's Financial Mistake." I assume we all can or have heard many story like the one I will tell here.


Many people will start working and earning some income. Then, they will meet the one they love and decide to get married. 





The 1st mistake that they make is to spend so much in their wedding ceremony. In Malaysia, we can see this so many time. Many couple even willing to make big loan for their marriage. That is just absurd. In Islam, small marriage ceremony is enough. I am glad and happy when I see most of my married friends spend less than RM10,000 on it. I think it is most approriate for most Middle Class Income people.





2nd mistake, they start to buy big house to stay. This will just take more money from your pocket every month.


 



3rd, one day, they looked at TV or heard on the radio those crazy promotion. " Installment for 60 months, without any down payment" type of promotion. They get so excited and went to the store. They bought furnitures, TVs, refrigerator and so much more as it is " No down payment and easy installment every month".


Few months after that, they realise that all their commmitment installement payment have cost almost 80% of their monthly income ! Every month, they need to pay for 1) House 2) Car 3)Marriage loan 4) Furnitures 5)Electric items


That leave them with only 20% of their income.





Next, they will realize that they have so much commitment to pay that they cannot stop working.


Even if they working and getting income every month, they cannot enjoy it, as most of them need to be paid to the banks. That is why most people have become the 'slave' to the banks. Every month they give most of their income to the banks.


They cannot stop! And they are so afraid to be fired!


They have just lost their FREEDOM!


Because they rely on only one income, their job! Before this they do not even care to create second and third income streams. All they care is to spend, spend and spend.







The main point here is most people has burden themself with lack of financial education. Thus, they buy many LIABILITIES instead of ASSETS!!!


Read: Money 101. How to get better managing money.


Read: How to increase you value in the market place.


Decide today to learn about financial more. It is one of big part of your life!








And take control in your life. Increase the control, do not depend too much on one people or one job.


Your financial risk will be greatly reduced when you decide to buy more income generating assets that will bring more money into your pocket every single month!



That is all for this writing guys, hope its helpful. If you think this is a great reminder, do not forget to comment and share it with your friends and family. Please do subscribe and follow me on my social media account and say "Hi". Thank you for reading.



Fast and Slow.

Posted by Azim Azman on May 26, 2016 at 9:20 AM Comments comments (0)


Fast and slow.

We need to know when we need to go fast, when to slow down and even when to break or stop.

This thing applies to when you are driving and in your life.

In driving, we can see, people who involve in an accident is the people who confused or cannot decide correctly on their speed. In highway you can go fast, but you must maintain safe distance to the car infront. You also must know the infront car's speed. And you must also can predict how much the angle of a turn and how slow you should be on that turn.

Same with life, you must know when to put the pedal to the metal. Means know when you need to push your limit. And know when you need to slow down first or you will involve in an accident in your life.

Sometimes, when you has some things playing hard in your mind, you need to slow down and think through it. Take a deep breath and think.

There will also be time when you need to work hard. Learn fast.


Career Capital. Yuna.

Posted by Azim Azman on May 14, 2016 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)


Hi guys, I would like start this writing on Career Capital base on several things I can see base on my observation and research.

Before this, I have written blog on " How to Be So Good They Can't Ignore You" HERE and " Why JUST By Following Your Passion Can Be Very Dangerous" HERE.




Recently, Malaysian was shocked when Yuna has being able to collaborate with a famous American singer, Usher, on her new song called CRUSH. 




I was excited too at the time because this is the first time a Malaysian singer and songwriter be able to collaborate with a famous American singer. Usher is so talented, he was the artist that produce Justin Bieber.

Before this Yuna also has collaborate with Owl City in " The Groove " movie song entitled " Shine Your Way"





With all this great achievement, I began to observe and research on how Yuna can be so successful.


And then, I came into these conclusions :

1) Yuna started her singing career when she was a law student at UiTM Shah Alam, she learnt music from her music student friends. So, she started small and strengthen her foundation in music and singing. Strengthen your basic skills in the industry.
2) She practices her songwriting. She made many of her famous song for example Dan Sebenarnya that made her famous in Malaysia long time ago. Master your craft.
3) Yuna work hard to have connection with successful people like Usher and Owl City. And finding a production company to sponsor her in US. Have a network or connection with the key players in the industry.
4) She save some financial capital to move to United State, to stay and work there. Have a financial ability.


In my observation, because of these skills and capital she has been able to save and build her career. She become so successfull compare to other singer.

Nowsaday, many uprising singers came into industry without enough of these " Career Capital ".

You can see it when a new singer from a reality show for example, some of them only know how to sing. They cannot play music instruments, cannot write songs, do not have connection with big players in industry and do not have enough financial capital. Most of them usually will FAIL within just few years or even months!

These traits also we can relate to many things especially to people who want to be self employed and go into business. Thus, before you take that jump of doing things that have a higher risk, make sure you build enough and strong " Career Capital " first.

That is all for this post. Hope it is helpful for your career and life. If you find it is useful, don't forget to comment and share it with your friends. I appreciate it a lot.

Thanks for reading. :)


Winning Formula in Public Speaking.

Posted by Azim Azman on May 6, 2016 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (2)




Picture of me and my teammate Ariff winning first runner up in an idea pitching contest in last March 2016.

We were able to win because we have found the winning formula.

That formula my friend, is the secret I'm going to disclose to you today. 







I also have won several best speaker in my toastmasters club.


So, the secret to a good Public Speaking:

1) You must be prepare. Before your speech, practice as much as possible, practice giving your full speech.
2) Relax. Take few deep breaths before speech, try loose your body a bit by doing some stretching.
3) Your speech content must be good. Good speech in my opnion has some story, some humour and some lessons.
4) If your speech give inspiration to the audience, that is a good speech.
5) During speech, relax, make eyes contact with audience.
6) Walk slowly around stage.
7) Have a good and wide hand gestures.
8 ) Talk with confidence and conviction.


That's it. But in order to do all of this, you must always practice giving speeches. Take oppurtunity to join some public speaking contest, voice out your oppinions in a group discussion, be emcee for an event. And even better if possible, join a public speaking club. Like me, I join a Toastmasters Club, read my first experience in the club HERE.

I think that's all. Thanks for reading guys and hope its helpful. Don't forget to connect with me in my social media as I always update there. Contact me if you have any question, I'd be glad to help you. Thank you.



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