From Chains to Wings: UNLEASH YOUR INNER MAVERICK | Vincent Chan | TEDxMMU

From Chains to Wings:  UNLEASH YOUR INNER MAVERICK | Vincent Chan | TEDxMMU

Vincent Chan's Journey

  • Vincent Chan faced a choice between continuing his education or pursuing a job in 2007.
  • Despite his initial disinterest in studying, he chose to enroll in university due to his mother's encouragement.
  • During his university years, he struggled academically but eventually developed a passion for studying.
  • After graduating, he accepted a job offer in Cyberjaya but found it unsuitable and experienced health issues due to stress.
  • He transitioned from the finance industry to a marketing role at Multimedia University (MMU) Cyberjaya, overcoming his lack of confidence in speaking abilities through continuous learning and practice.
  • As a result of these choices, he discovered his passion for public speaking and found his life partner.

The Speaker's Journey of Career Changes and Personal Growth

  • The speaker faced opposition and self-doubt when pursuing a career as a lecturer but eventually became successful.
  • They founded the Change Maker Academy to inspire and mentor students, leading to positive changes in the lives of both the students and those around them.
  • In 2020, the speaker experienced depression and anxiety during the pandemic but overcame these challenges by seeking help.
  • They emphasize the importance of taking ownership of one's choices and being the author of one's own life story.

Encouragement to Embrace Change

  • Vincent Chan encourages the audience to embrace the power of choice, be courageous in the face of uncertainty, and step out of their comfort zones to achieve personal growth and transformation.
  • The speaker concludes by encouraging the audience to break free from limiting beliefs and embrace change to embark on a transformative journey.

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