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NEED ADVICE. small girl. BIG DREAMS 3

Postby N.S » Fri, 07 May 2010 3:39 pm

Hola!!

Due to unforseen circumstances, i have to open up a new account. So here it is. I just thought of sharing this with you guys.

This picture is taken a few years ago when i was the Top 5 of Young Achiever Award for Malaysia and Singapore in CLEO Magazine.

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Seriously, i'm not entirely proud of it, because i didnt win, of course. Things would have been different if i have won the money to start of my own business. Other then getting my skin rejuvenate and youthful for a couple of months( i received a $1000++ worth of SKII products as consolations), nothing else has changed.

So right after that heartbreaking of no-win news, i quickly make my way to a private school and make a full payment cash for a Diploma in Business Admin and sent my almost non-existing resume to companies. So i landed a job in an Insurance Company as an Admin Executive. Well considering that i have no experience and no qualifications(yet, during that time, i still have not finished it, but thats not the point) i would consider myself quite lucky.

Desk-bound job is definitely not for me. Working there has affect my well-being tremendously. I started hallucinating, my short attention span has decreased to 10 seconds and my behaviour starts to get really unusual. I mean, really, I love going outdoors, i love meeting people, i love to run around getting myself busy, i love food and ultimately i love running a business-no matter how small. So sitting in an air-conditioning room with the same superficial people staring at your every move really gets to me.
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Postby ksl » Sun, 09 May 2010 9:31 pm

Hey Nadia, do you speak Chinese , Indian?

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Postby N.S » Mon, 10 May 2010 10:33 am

ksl wrote:Hey Nadia, do you speak Chinese , Indian?


You mean Mandarin and Tamil? :wink:

No, i dont. Why asked?

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Postby ksl » Mon, 10 May 2010 2:29 pm

N.S wrote:
ksl wrote:Hey Nadia, do you speak Chinese , Indian?


You mean Mandarin and Tamil? :wink:

No, i dont. Why asked?


I'm looking for someone to with this ability! Thanks

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Postby eagle357 » Fri, 04 Jun 2010 7:54 pm

Quote "'So sitting in an air-conditioning room with the same superficial people staring at your every move really gets to me''.

This is exactly how I felt when I was working in an office too.

Doing one's own business is challenging to say the least, but it also offers lots of positives such as being able to control one's time and plan one's own activities. And when the results come along, it is very satisfying. As long as one is a disciplined person and has the drive (don't need a boss/supervisor/colleague to motivate), Business is the way to go.

However, when the going gets tough, like when business is quiet and there isn't alot of sales and transactions happening, hang in there and push on. Don't give up without putting up a good fight, not once but many many many times more. Try different ways of doing things, looking for alternative methods to achieve one's goals. Of course, remember to stay within the ethical boundaries.

That is Business.

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Postby N.S » Sat, 05 Jun 2010 1:04 am

Hi eagle357.

Thanks for sharing! I totally agree with you.':D' Im just curious. Are you running your own business too? I am very much interested to know! Do tell me more!


eagle357 wrote:Quote "'So sitting in an air-conditioning room with the same superficial people staring at your every move really gets to me''.

This is exactly how I felt when I was working in an office too.

Doing one's own business is challenging to say the least, but it also offers lots of positives such as being able to control one's time and plan one's own activities. And when the results come along, it is very satisfying. As long as one is a disciplined person and has the drive (don't need a boss/supervisor/colleague to motivate), Business is the way to go.

However, when the going gets tough, like when business is quiet and there isn't alot of sales and transactions happening, hang in there and push on. Don't give up without putting up a good fight, not once but many many many times more. Try different ways of doing things, looking for alternative methods to achieve one's goals. Of course, remember to stay within the ethical boundaries.

That is Business.
:D

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Postby eagle357 » Sat, 05 Jun 2010 5:24 pm

N.S wrote:Hi eagle357.

Thanks for sharing! I totally agree with you.':D' Im just curious. Are you running your own business too? I am very much interested to know! Do tell me more!


eagle357 wrote:Quote "'So sitting in an air-conditioning room with the same superficial people staring at your every move really gets to me''.

This is exactly how I felt when I was working in an office too.

Doing one's own business is challenging to say the least, but it also offers lots of positives such as being able to control one's time and plan one's own activities. And when the results come along, it is very satisfying. As long as one is a disciplined person and has the drive (don't need a boss/supervisor/colleague to motivate), Business is the way to go.

However, when the going gets tough, like when business is quiet and there isn't alot of sales and transactions happening, hang in there and push on. Don't give up without putting up a good fight, not once but many many many times more. Try different ways of doing things, looking for alternative methods to achieve one's goals. Of course, remember to stay within the ethical boundaries.

That is Business.
:D


Yes, just a small one, IT, Trading (not really started yet, may wanna start an online shop soon, but it has to be pdts/svcs that can sell, otherwise it be a waste of time and effort), and consultancy.

How abt yourself? :D

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Postby mitlan » Mon, 07 Jun 2010 12:57 pm

i hate being in the office too, that's why i have been doing this business as it gives me flexibility and more control of my time. and it also gives me a sense of satisfaction every time a client tells me how happy they are with the service/help provided.
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