I was asked to give a speech at The 7s summit for creative Entrepreneurs, business executives, scientists and their work in the fields of business, science, marketing, arts, and education. Although, I still have a long way to go, I’ve figured four main points that have guided me along the road. Personally, I like to call them quick success reminders, however, you can call them whatever you want, and keep in mind that you as well can figure out your own beliefs, practices and what works best for you.
Here’s what I daily remind myself of:
Hold on to your dream:
What is that dream or goal you would like to reach? Have all the time you need to form a solid idea of what your goal really is, hold on to that dream tightly and chase it down. You will definitely face rejection, mockery and obstacles along the way, even those in your family may not understand what you are fighting to achieve that they end up fighting you. Don’t give up on your dream! Because giving up means losing your passionate soul; and I’m sure you don’t want to spend the rest of your days living someone else’s life.
Work on your skills:
You will collapse. You will experience moments of total defeat and failure. It takes guts to dream, and strong well to make it true. Remember, you can’t shape the circumstances around you, but you can always control yourself. Strengthen your skills, expand your capabilities, and work on your weaknesses. Invest in yourself because that’s the only kind of investment that has absolutely no loss.
As cliché as it sounds, being pretentious will not get you anywhere. Although, the world is full of dreamers and fighters, but not everyone is authentic enough to make it. Spend time with yourself and get to know your our own worth and uniqueness, do not be a copycat, the world is full of them already. Figure out who you are and always work to be your best self.
Stay down to earth:
Dream big, but always keep your feet on the ground. Those who strut vainly break and fall easily. Don’t let your success fool you and trick into becoming someone else, don’t let achievements blind you, and always keep your ego under control. Focus on the real job. True success doesn’t mean reaching the top of the mountain, but rather staying there.
New Platform Launched to Connect Volunteers With Work Opportunities
A new volunteer work portal has been launched yesterday by the Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Ahmed Al-Rajhi, the portal that links between volunteers and providers of volunteer jobs is expected to contribute greatly to the 2030 vision.
The portal aims at providing a platform that will bring together willing volunteers in different fields and provide them with several opportunities, in an attempt to properly organize volunteer work.
Minister Al-Rajhi said that the portal will help support the Kingdom’s efforts towards achieving the goals of the 2030 Vision, through accomplishing sustainable development in all fields.
“The platform will also contribute to meeting the Kingdom’s requirements in the current phase that requires everyone to work together wholeheartedly to serve the country and the society,” the minister said.
This volunteer work portal will be linked to the National Information Center, whereas hours of volunteer work, number of times volunteer work carried out, and the agencies involved in volunteer work will all be documented in the Absher portal of the Ministry of Interior.
The platform also comes in a time where it’s necessary for all of us to join our forces and face the threat of the pandemic, it comes just in time to confront the threat of coronavirus and work together towards putting an end to it.
In light of this, the ministry hopes that the platform will help serve those affected by the pandemic and the damage caused by the virus, by encouraging the capabilities and energies of volunteers in the Kingdom.
Coronavirus: Some Good News For Some tranquility
Amidst this coronavirus scare, we know that horrifying news are constantly coming your way so today we just want you to take a breath, lay back and relax for the government is doing the best it can to contain the outbreak.
Several crucial steps have been taken by the Saudi government, to ensure the flattening of the curve and to drastically reduce and eventually eliminate the spread of the virus.
Below are some of these steps that we hope can help you find some peace of mind!
Imposing A national Curfew
The national curfew will not only help limit the spread and ensure the safety of many but it will also help foster a sense of unity across Saudi Arabia.
The curfew was a much needed measure to be taken and we have faith that with all of us staying at home, with restaurants and cafes closed, this will soon come to an end.
The $32 Billion Grant To Offset The Impact Of Coronavirus On Economy
The government on Friday revealed stimulus measures amounting to 120 Saudi billion riyals ($32 billion) in an attempt to support an economy hit by the double blow of the coronavirus crisis and dramatically lower oil prices.
The Saudi National Disease Center Kicked Off COVID-19 Study
بدأنا في مختبرات المركز الوطني للوقاية من الأمراض ومكافحتها( #وقاية ) بدراسة التسلسل الوراثي لفيروس كورونا الجديد باستخدام تقنية "next generation sequencing” والتي تساعد في معرفة أين اصيبت الحالات المكتشفة بفيروس كورونا الجديد من خلال معرفة مكان نشأته وتتبع انتشاره داخل المملكة pic.twitter.com/Zh09XMUWoL
— المركز الوطني للـ وقـ ـايـ ـة من الأمراض ومكافحتها (@SaudiCDC) March 17, 2020
Just last week, the Saudi National Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Weqaya) has announced the kick off of a study into the coronavirus using the “next generation” of genetic sequencing techniques.
The work carried out in its laboratories will help locate cases of COVID-19 infection and track the spread of the disease.
Drastic decline in coronavirus cases in Qatif
After the city was under lock down, the number of cases has fallen drastically and up until Sunday, there only four new cases reported.
Saudi Red Crescent Launches Coronavirus Online Awareness Initiative
The Saudi Red Crescent Authority (SRCA) launched a distance learning awareness initiative about coronavirus control and prevention.
It included 2,800 SRCA members, more than 3,000 volunteers, 220 students, and 1,100 trainees from the education and health ministries and other sectors.
The Kingdom Ranked 2nd in The Arab World in World Happiness Report
The Kingdom has been ranked the 2nd in the Arab World and the 27th globally in the World Happiness Report 2020 that includes 156 counties.
The World Happiness Report is issued annually by the UN and it measures the entertainment, happiness and quality of life indices. With all the Kingdom’s efforts in providing citizens with a better quality of life, it made perfect sense for Saudi Arabia to be ranked the second.
The report also evaluated 186 cities from around the world in terms of happiness and entertainment, Madinah made it to the 46th place, while Jeddah was ranked the 59th, Riyadh 62nd and Makkah 65th.
In light of this achievement, the report also expects that Riyadh, Jeddah and Madinah will be listed among the Best Twenty Cities in the World.
Mazrou’ Bin Salah Al-Mazrou’, the Spokesman of the Quality of Life Program highlighted that achieving such a ranking is a true indication of the efforts being exerted in an attempt to maintain social welfare.
“Advancing one place means a lot, as the world is also progressing. We are not alone in the race. The Kingdom has superseded important countries at the global level, like Spain, Italy and South Korea.”
“We’ll exert more efforts to make the Kingdom the pioneering country in terms of quality of life worldwide. This is part of a big movement coming under the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and other projects launched by the Saudi leadership recently.” He added.
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