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Grab the Opportunity that Life Gives – Maher Aslan

Maher Aslan was born on October 12, 1989 in Lebanon and was a member of the local youth fire brigade and always wanted to be a police officer. Maher begin an apprenticeship as a hairdresser in the salon. He discovered his love for the job. Maher Aslan realized during his training that he had a […]

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Maher Aslan
Maher Aslan

Maher Aslan was born on October 12, 1989 in Lebanon and was a member of the local youth fire brigade and always wanted to be a police officer. Maher begin an apprenticeship as a hairdresser in the salon. He discovered his love for the job. Maher Aslan realized during his training that he had a real talent for color and his superiors recognized that too. He was quickly built up for a management position and just a year after completing his training, he was given the management of a small salon of the hairdressing chain in Braunschweig.

In a world where everyone wants success, only a few do the right thing and grab the opportunity that life gives them, to achieve it. A few achieve success because they are the ones who always remain ready for all kinds of challenges.  Opportunity always knocks on the door during the most hectic of the days. It should be you who should be ready to give a warm welcome to the opportunity and do your best in the same so as to take full advantage of the opportunity.

You must have noticed people who look like life’s choicest blessings are at their feet. The ones who taste success wherever they go. They look like a failure and disappointment have never touched them. Well, as they say, appearances are deceptive! One quality common among such people is that they know how to identify and create their own opportunities in life.

Maher says you never really know when opportunities start knocking on your door and you have to keep yourself totally prepared for that moment. We all have our big days when all we need to do is to take action. No matter what you do, you always get a chance to make changes in your life. You can’t imagine the pain that you feel when you find yourself not capable to make the best of the given opportunity.

You can’t attract new opportunities your way if those opportunities don’t know where to knock. You need to get yourself out there and let people know you exist! And the best way to do that is to network. Opportunity is everywhere. The more open you are to what life offers you, the more likely you are to recognize it. The more open you are to changing circumstances, project schedules and teams, the more opportunities you create for yourself. Plus, you’ll develop a reputation as a great team player, and people will want to work with you said Maher Aslan

Aslan suggests when it comes to opening doors to new opportunities, self-knowledge is a powerful tool. Identifying your strengths (and being aware of your weaknesses) will help you recognize areas where you can excel, and will prepare you to articulate those strengths when the time comes. Start by focusing on what you already know, such as: what comes easily to you, what you care about or are passionate about, and what part of the workday excites you. Write it all down.

You never know enough to make things possible on your own. Keep learning new things in life since time changes rapidly and so does our needs and values. You do not really waste anything that you learn during the course of achieving your dreams. An attitude to learn always gives you an upper hand in life. You always meet new people and make new connections when you learn new things. If you stay where it’s always cozy and nice, you’ve got no chance to grow! By stepping outside of your comfort zone you’re giving yourself the chance to meet new people and land in new situations. “The aim is to create opportunities by stepping outside the comfort zone instead of waiting for them. Otherwise, your life will be nothing more than comfortable quoted Maher.

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