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ISSUE 30

23 YEARS

OF QNET

What’s in our DNA?

OUR GREEN

LEGACY

Let’s save the planet

MEET OUR

STARS Achievers’ Club

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STYLE GUIDE

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ISSUE 30

EDITOR’S NOTE

Editor-In-Chief Regine P.

In the last issue, we spoke about pushing forward and aiming higher, and for the first time, Aspire Magazine went not just fully digital but interactive too. And so, where the 28th issue won gold, our 29th issue carried on winning

Managing Editor Christine P.

PLATINUM at the 2021 Muse Creative Awards!

We are so thrilled that we get to announce this on our 30th issue – the very issue we’re dedicating to QNET’s 23rd Anniversary. Aspire # 30 is all about celebration. A celebration of milestones, achievements, breakthroughs. A celebration of family, friendship, camaraderie, mentorship, and growth, of freedom and our dreams. A celebration of loyalty, love, service. A celebration of YOU. We hope the heart we put into this issue reaches you. Here’s to many more moments to celebrate together! In Service,

Regine P. Enjoy this interactive magazine by clicking on the buttons that appear on each page: means it’s a playable pop-up video will lead you to one of our websites or social media pages

Art Director Yusri D. Editorial Board Ramya C. Valentina S. Victoria A. Contributors Sarah K. Cassandra T. Aesha N. Charlene A. Rozie M. Loreen O. Anju L. Disclaimer: The information found

in this digital magazine is on an ‘as is’, ‘as available’ basis and is for general, indicative purposes only. Although every effort is made to ensure the reliability of the information contained in this magazine, this shall not constitute as a warranty, either expressed or implied, with regards to the accuracy and adequacy of any information stated herein. QNET and Aspire Magazine assume no liability, obligation, or responsibility for any actions taken in reliance thereon.


ISSUE 30

TABLE OF CONTENTS EDITOR’S NOTE COFFEE TALK

5 • The Past, the Present, and the Future with You 7 • Thank You for Defying Expectations with Us

QNEWS

8 • A Year Full of Wins

LIFESTYLE

10 • Staycations are Here to Stay 12 • Skincare for Your 20s, 30s, & Beyond 14 • 7 Reasons You're Not Losing Extra Pounds 16 • Want to Help Save the Planet? Start with Your Home 18 • Zoom in on Fashion 20 • 8 Ways to Manage Stress While Stuck at Home 22 • Pandemic-learning

FEATURE

24 • What’s in QNET’s DNA? 26 • QNET Uplifts Communities During the Covid-19 Pandemic 28 • Entrepreneurism 30 • Understanding the Power Within 32 • Planting Our Green Legacy

QNETPRO

35 • Quiz Time 36 • Learning is Key 38 • How to Become the CEO of Your Own Life 40 • Achievers’ Club

SPORTS

42 • Winning Moments from Our QNET-ManCity Partnership


COFFEE TALK

One family with one common goal – QNET CEO Malou Caluza shares what she believes makes QNET so amazing and what she looks forward to achieving with everyone in the years to come.

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Where to

connect with QNET QNET family, you are our muse. We want to connect with you, we want to get to know you. Your feedback and support help us create better experiences for you. So, get in touch with us and let us know your thoughts

See you online!

#qnet


COFFEE TALK

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Chief Pathman talks about what he is grateful for, and invites us to celebrate the dreams, relationships, and the core values that brought us where we are today.


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QNEWS

A Year Full of

Wins

Not to be overshadowed by last year’s winning streak, 2021 has brought QNET more awards and recognition for the work we’ve done. We’ve received over twenty wins on our 23rd year, a feat that would not have been possible without all your steadfast support. Congratulations to us, QNET Family! Let’s keep winning together!

QNET recognised for Innovation and Leadership

Multiple wins for QNET social media and QBuzz

The Titan Business Awards presented QNET with the Platinum trophy for Most Innovative Company of the Year, while Communitas Awards commended our Leadership in Community Service and Corporate Social Responsibility for our outstanding philanthropic and social impact endeavours through RYTHM Foundation.

Our #VCC2020 social media campaign won an Award of Excellence from the Communicator Awards and a Bronze Stevie® from the International Business Awards, while QBuzz took home a win each from the Communicator Awards, NYX Marcom Awards, and AVA Digital Awards.

High praise for Aspire Magazine Our first interactive issue, Aspire # 29, received a Platinum trophy for Best Digital Publication at the Muse Creative Awards.


9 QNET Mobile App scores FIVE wins Our amazing QNET Mobile App received a Gold each from the MENA Stevie® Awards and Golden Bridge Awards, Platinum from Hermes Creative Awards, Bronze from the Asia-Pacific Stevie® Awards, and Centauri from Vega Digital Awards.

Winning Information “The Difference Between Direct Selling and Pyramid Scheme” becomes our mostdecorated YouTube video with trophies from AVA Digital Awards, Communicator Awards, NYX Marcom Awards, and Vega Digital Awards. Meanwhile, the QNET 2020 Product Catalogue won a Gold at the NYX Marcom Awards.

More Award-Winning Productions Live Your Best Life with QNET Platinum, AVA Digital Awards QNET Gives Back to Communities Through RYTHM Foundation Gold, AVA Digital Awards & Hermes Creative Awards A History of Building Champions Gold, Hermes Creative Awards & Silver, Muse Creative Awards What Does the Bernhard H. Mayer® Legacy Mean Gold, Muse Creative Awards


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LIFESTYLE

are Here to Stay After spending most of our time indoors for the past two years, it is natural to feel the urge to head out for a change in scenery. While we can finally travel overseas again, we’ve also seen a new tourism trend take the world by storm, one that has remained a go-to preference for those who have the travel bug. Staycations! The no-fuss, low-cost way to holiday is upon us, and we believe that it’s here to stay. Whether you plan to spend a week of holiday at home, explore your neighbourhood, or head out of town for a few days, staycations are amazing because of the flexibility they offer. These little holidays are ideal for travellers and hospitality providers alike, as they give rise to many domestic travel players from roadside bakers to boutique properties by the beach. So how can you be a tourist in your own city? Easy! Just start thinking and acting like one. Here are five simple ways to enjoy staycations.

• Have a no-call day Would you spend all day answering calls, emails, and chats if you’re on holiday? Whether you’re having a staycation at home or around your neighbourhood, pledge to use your phone only to take pictures! Keep work away – of course, make arrangements beforehand – and have your callers leave a message at the beep.


11 • Visit the spa on your first day What better way to tell your body, mind, and soul that you’re on relax-mode than to start the holiday with a good massage? Pick a couple’s package or a solo one, whichever works for you, and make sure you don’t have any other item on the agenda afterwards.

• Make your home hotel-like Got white sheets? Put them on the bed. Prepare pitchers of cool infused water with your favourite fruits just like in a hotel. And why not eat your lunch on your balcony or patio, or even go to the nearby park for a picnic, rather than in front of the TV or your laptop?

• Visit new places Haven’t checked out that comic book store? What about that art gallery? Or that small bakery behind the church? It’s time to start exploring, so have an open mind (and use a bicycle if you’re not a fan of searching for parking spots).

• Plan out a short-distance holiday Take a chance to fall in love with domestic travel. Go out of town and take that well-deserved break! Opt for a Breaks package from QVI Breaks and embark on that perfect short getaway.


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LIFESTYLE

SkincareforYour

20s, 30s, &Beyond Our skin is constantly evolving and ageing along with us. So, changing your skincare routine accordingly is essential to maintaining its health. Check out these tips for age-appropriate skincare:

In your 20s You’re transitioning to adulthood, though your skin might still be clinging to those teen years. It’s never too early to start prepping your skin for the decades to come, so nourish it and protect it from the sun. Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen with at least SPF 30, and eat more skin-nourishing food like carrots, berries, and nuts. Cleanse your face every night and never ever go to bed with makeup still on.


13 In your 30s You might start noticing the onset of premature ageing like fine lines, wrinkles, and some dullness, so start investing in a good skincare routine. Retinols remove dead skin cells, neutralise free radicals, and boost collagen production, so maintain a diet rich in them. While you’re at it, drink lots of water and exercise at least 30 minutes daily. Start using eye cream (your eyes give away your age), and remember that whatever you do to your face, you should continue down to your neck.

In your 40s

In your 50s

There’s no more denying that your skin is changing. Dryness sets in because the tiny oil producers that keep the skin lubricated aren’t working as well as before. Hyaluronic acid can help hydrate and give structure to your skin. Faithfully follow a routine to protect, recover, and nourish your skin. Don’t forget to moisturise, and if you have severe pigmentation, use sunblock for extra protection.

Your skin and changes in hormone levels might start reacting in strange ways. Opt for skincare products with retinoids to help reduce wrinkles, stimulate the production of new blood vessels, and minimise rough patches. Switch to a gentle foaming cleanser, be mindful of skin reactions to makeup, and choose products that are meant for your age.

Try out PHYSIO RADIANCE’s luxurious six-step skincare routine.


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LIFESTYLE

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Reasons You’re Not Losing Extra Pounds

Isn’t it frustrating when your weight doesn’t seem to budge even though you’ve been working out more, eating less, and trying all sorts of diets? While weight loss may come naturally to those blessed with good metabolism, it can be a painful, slow process for others. Often, the frustration of not losing weight takes over, and we throw away our weight loss goals for sanity. The truth is anyone can lose weight. The solution lies in knowing your body inside out: what works, what doesn’t, and what needs a little help.

Here are seven reasons why you’re not losing as much weight as you wish.

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Fatty genes

Although the nature vs nurture argument is strong, there is no denying that your genes impact your metabolism – 70% of our body weight variation is linked to genetic factors. But there’s a way around it. Consume hormone-controlling herbs, fruits, and natural drinks such as green tea that you can easily add to your diet.


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Gut feeling

Gut bacteria can make or break your weight loss journey by fluctuating your hunger hormones. So, consume food that promotes good gut bacteria like whole grains, bananas, onions, garlic, and yoghurt. 3

Plates and portions

How little is your little? With restaurants increasing serving sizes, controlling your food intake becomes tougher. Using a natural plant-based, appetite-control formula like Belite 2 helps curb your hunger naturally by reducing the hunger hormone ghrelin. 4

Stress eating

You might think there’s no better feeling than devouring comfort foods when you’re stressed. Yet, mindless eating in front of the TV quickly leads to over-eating, which then adds to the stress. Put mind over matter here and opt for non-eating ways to manage your stress, like walking or a quick yoga session.

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Intermittent…what?

Skipping meals won’t do you any good if you end up overeating. Intermittent fasting doesn’t mean starving yourself now to stuff your face with unhealthy food later. A weight management formula like Belite 123 can help you stick to proper mealtimes while controlling your appetite. 6

Low burn

Some of us burn fat slower than others, which means that a 30-minute run works very differently for different people. Study how your body works and be smart about clocking in those exercises. 7

Race against years

Age plays a dirty trick on our bodies. It reduces the rate of metabolism, meaning that losing weight needs more effort as we get older. Fight your ageing hormones with a natural beverage like Belite 1, made using green tea leaves containing epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a natural metabolism booster.

Know your body before embarking on a weight loss journey.

#daretobelite Click here to see what our Belite Challenge winners have to say!


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LIFESTYLE

Want to help

save the planet? Start with some DIY to make your home eco-friendly

Whether you live in an apartment, a mansion or even a ranch, there are many ways to make your house more eco-friendly. While giving you self-satisfaction about reducing your carbon footprint and conserving the environment, maintaining a green home will help you greenspire others. Here are five easy DIY (do-it-yourself) tips to make your home eco-friendly:

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Use only what you need

We consume excessive water every day – a 10-minute shower alone uses more than 60 litres. You don’t need to measure your water consumption: simply use only what you need. Don’t leave taps running unnecessarily, take showers instead of baths and be smart when doing your dishes: using a batch approach works instead of washing one by one.

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Say no to single-use plastics

Having zero tolerance for single-use plastics is one of the most effective ways to go green. Instead, use refillable bottles and paper straws, or better yet, go straw-free. Reduce the number of nights you eat takeout, and, when you do, pick restaurants that deliver food in paper boxes. Finally, keep cloth bags in your car to ensure that you are always equipped, even for spontaneous shopping trips. Do you buy a lot of mineral water in plastic bottles? Opt for a more sustainable, nonelectric, cost-effective solution, like using a refillable container for your HomePure Nova, which converts regular tap water into safe drinking water enriched with minerals.


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Energise smart

Going green is suitable for your wallet because the less energy you consume, the less you pay. Start by unplugging power sockets while not in use and switching to energy-efficient light bulbs. Install curtains where you have glass doors and windows – while glass is nice to have, it makes it doubly hard to cool your home if you live in a hot climate. As you progress in your green mission, invest in some solar panels for your roof – it might be costly at first, but the amount of electricity bills you save is for life. 4

Balance your carbon

Our lifestyles create a big carbon footprint, so reverse it by growing plants.

Whether you’re green-thumbed or a plant virgin, gardening is not rocket science. Grow plants and make it work for you — your herb garden, perhaps? Try adding flowering plants to attract bees. They are nature’s pollination army and vital to the ecosystem. 5

Prioritise your health

Maintaining an eco-friendly home means living a healthy, wholesome, and naturecentric life. This includes adding more water, fresh fruits and vegetables, and unprocessed food into your daily intake. Don’t forget the air you breathe – protect your lungs and lifestyle by ensuring that you breathe clean air. The HomePure Zayn 5-stage Air Purification System is a lowpower consuming, no-fuss filter system that purifies indoor air in your home.


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LIFESTYLE

oom In Z OnFashion 5 Tips To Ace Your Work-From-Home Look

Tuesdays now look like Saturdays, and pants are optional, right? Working from home has taken off the stress of picking clothes, ironing shirts, wearing heels (or any shoes at all), and putting on makeup. But while we may be a lot more comfortable, we might also start looking, and therefore feeling, less professional than we had pre-pandemic. Professional attire is not just about making an impression on our teammates and customers, but also about motivating ourselves to achieve goals. While our waist-up fashion experiments might look good in front of the bathroom mirror, they don’t necessarily reflect the same way on screen.

Double Leaf Diamond Pendant

Moon Glory Earrings

Unity Diamond Pendant

Golden Comets Diamond Pendant

Here are five easy waist-up fashion tips that will glam up your Zoom or Microsoft Teams look with a touch of sophistication and lots of professionalism.

Get athleisure to work for you

You’re at home, but you want to look energised! Mix and match athletic wear and smart casual clothing, like a chic jacket over your t-shirt or a crop top underneath your cardigan.


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Some colours work better on camera than others. Choose pale colours over overly bright ones so you bounce in as much light onto your face. Pale pinks, blues and greens, or an oversized white collar will give you a non-shiny glow.

No bad hair days, sorry How long has it been since you last used your hairdryer? No matter how convenient and refreshing it might be to step out of the shower and

into work, never attend a virtual meeting with dripping, wet hair. Towel dry your hair, comb it well, and do it up just like you would if you’re going to work outside.

Your hands matter

Your hand gestures always catch the eyes of your audience. So, having wellmanicured hands – with or without good nail polish – is critical.

Le Classique Ladies Watch-Stainless Steel

Tanzanite Bliss Hoop Earrings

Accessories – the icing on the cake

Offline or online, the jewellery and wristwatches you wear can say a lot about you. They give your outfits a finishing touch while expressing your seriousness about working, even from home.

Powermaster Rose Gold Watch-Green


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LIFESTYLE

WAYS TO MANAGE STRESS WHILE STUCK AT HOME

Home might seem less sweet when we have been stuck in it for over a year. While we may have mastered remote working, online shopping, and digital networking, prolonged isolation could also have a lasting, negative impact on our mental health. We put together a few tips to help you manage stress while stuck at home. Remember, you can’t do anything well if you don’t take care of your health! Self-care is not selfish; it is essential.

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Re-purpose your living spaces

Now that you’re spending most of your time at home, some re-designing is needed. Designate a work area to avoid working everywhere. Have a technologyfree space with plants and scented candles where you can unwind. No phones allowed!

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Eat mindfully

Healthy gut bacteria can relieve symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress. While junk food may be comforting, it can also increase the risk for psychiatric distress, so opt for gut-friendly food like yoghurt, almonds, and berries instead.

TIP: Place your glass of water on the Amezcua Bio Disc 3 to energise its properties.


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Practice guided meditation

Meditation to the mind is like oxygen to the body. Start with some guided meditation videos on YouTube – you may feel awkward at first, but soon this will be your go-to to unwind.

7 Sleep, to heal Sleep does amazing things to our bodies and minds, while sleep deprivation has proven to be a leading cause of depression and other mental ailments.

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Sweat your stress away

Even a daily 30-minute workout at home can do wonders for your mental health. You’ll be saying goodbye to pounds and manage your challenges better in no time.

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Balance routine and spontaneity

Adopt good sleeping habits: keep your phone away, read a book, and apply essentials oils like lavender or camomile to your temples to help your body relax.

Did You Know?

Amezcua Bio Light 3 can help calm your nerves and let you achieve balanced sleep.

Maintaining a schedule gives your mind the consistency needed not to stress out. Spontaneity provides a nice adrenaline 8 Get your finances in order boost, too, so have an “anything can happen” night every week if you can. Financial stress happens when you have no control over what you earn, spend, 5 Write down your feelings and save. The pandemic might impact We can suffer from stress when we your revenue, but it has also given us a feel like everything is spinning out chance to curb unwanted expenses. Take of control. Try journaling to help this time to plan your monthly spending yourself keep track of your and record your transactions on a budget mood and needs. planning app or spreadsheet.


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LIFESTYLE

Pandemic-learning Investing in your greatest asset —YOU

The pandemic may have dampened life as we know it, but did you know that globally, the education industry has grown by a whopping 32% compared to pre-pandemic times? Being unable to travel or do anything outside the house has unveiled a brilliant opportunity – investing in learning. It’s the best investment when the world is seemingly standing still, and the returns will be harvested when the pandemic ends and activity blooms. Online learning has several benefits: flexibility, low cost, adaptability, and personalisation. It has also changed the way we look at education. Instead of spending loads of money pursuing qualifications in traditional classroombased learning programmes, people now opt for virtual learning, which is said to boost retention rates higher than offline learning.

Strategic business thinking

Whether you want to become a go-getting employee or boost your entrepreneurial capabilities to start your own company, investing in yourself is easy, rewarding and can be done from the comfort of your home.

Numbers and profits

Here are some skills that are in-demand:

Whether you’re working for a multinational or running your own business, having a long-term vision and strategic acumen can help you go the distance. Learn how to scan your operating environment, forecast future profitability, and recognise opportunities as they evolve.

You don’t have to be an accountant, but having a basic knowledge of accounts and finance is crucial in today’s business world. Learn how to interpret financial statements, predict your revenue, and ascertain the most profitable formula.


23 • Blockchain and Cryptotech It’s taking over the world, so equipping yourself with the currency governing global transactions without borders or limitations will be a big gamechanger, no matter your profession..

Communication skills There is no denying it – the business world revolves around communication, be it mails, presentations, tweets, or demonstrations. Brush up your business communication skills online at your own pace in your own time.

Legal know-how Lost at law? You shouldn’t be. Having a foundation knowledge of the legal environment and regulatory frameworks enables you to make smart decisions independently.

Pursuing a full-fledged online programme that will earn you an academic diploma has a true competitive edge. It will set you apart from the rest of the job market and equip you with the professional and technical skillset needed to start your own business. e th t a as been qLearn h irtual academic f to v h forefron since 2010. Wit courses under the SMC s diploma re approved and ta a th Malta p u gro the EU & ay y b d e it atew accred is your g MOHE, it ternational to the in domain. business

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FEATURE

What’s in

QNET’s DNA? We’re celebrating 23 years of QNET this year – 23 years of numerous unforgettable defining moments, inspiring success stories, and amazing feats with you, our QNET family. YOU are the ones who make QNET what it is today. Did you know that humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes that make up our DNA? These define who we are at our deepest core. It’s the same with QNET. We asked you to tell us what you think makes up QNET’s DNA and compiled the most popular answers. With words like opportunity, family, love, friendship, freedom and the future making up the bulk of the traits, we can’t help but be hopeful about the next 23 years of QNET!

Let’s revisit the highlights of

QNET’s 23 rd Anniversary celebration!


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QNET Uplifts

Communities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

When COVID-19 ravaged the world, QNET lent its hand to help communities endure the brunt of the persisting pandemic. Through collaborations with employees, distributors, and local partners in over 30 countries, QNET provided much-needed relief to some of the most vulnerable communities in the Middle East and North Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, Asia Pacific, Russia, and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). This aid came in the form of food kits, groceries, clothing needs, cleaning supplies, and household essentials. They were distributed to disadvantaged families by partner organisations


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awareness programmes. Some of these partners included the Mann Deshi Foundation, the Parinaama Development Fund, the Lions Club of Thiruneermalai, and the Abhinavgram Society. The medical support provided hospitals with equipment and supplies required to treat COVID affected patients: oxygen cylinders, concentrators and masks, personal protective equipment (PPE), oximeters, steam inhalers, thermometers, wheelchairs, blood pressure apparatus, and glucometers. worldwide like Ness El Khir in Algeria, the Moroccan Association for Solidarity and Development (AMSED), the Mighty Oaks Foundation in Hong Kong, and LEADS Sri Lanka, to name a few.

Since the pandemic began, the altruistic spirit has spread like wildfire throughout QNET’s worldwide network. Our COVID-19 community relief campaign, QNET Cares, has positively impacted our global family.

In addition, QNET helped strengthen the healthcare infrastructure in struggling nations. In India, we teamed up with local partners to provide much needed medical support, including funding for establishing COVID care facilities, medical staff salaries and vaccination

QNET has genuinely embraced its mission to ‘raise yourself to help mankind’ – RYTHM – as we continue to come together in upholding and empowering disadvantaged communities to withstand this truly devastating pandemic, proving that we can make a difference.


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FEATURE

Entrep

As Defined

Dato Sri Vijay Eswaran by


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preneurism Entrepreneurship is what people do to take their career and dreams into their own hands and lead them in the direction they desire. Entrepreneurship has always been about taking risks, venturing into unknown pastures, and stepping out of the comfort zone. It is entrepreneurs who are addressing gaps in the market, solving issues consumers face, providing products that previously didn’t exist. Being an entrepreneur is fulfilling when you have succeeded in

becoming a problem solver, but it’s not an easy process. It requires facing uncertainty head-on and being willing to accept setbacks, defeat, and failure as part of the equation. Through this video series, Dato Sri Vijay Eswaran shares his most valuable entrepreneurial life lesson in the hope that his experiences may help you embrace, accept and grow. Click below to watch this masterclass on entrepreneurship.


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FEATURE

Understanding

Power Within

the

Joseph “Japadas” Bismark

What makes us who we are? Is it our passion, our grit, our determination, or something else entirely? What makes up our character? As humans, we want to add value to our world. How can our presence inspire others and ignite global, societal change? We are all born with a purpose, and it is up to us to try our best every day. The only way we can grow is if we find our power within and fulfil our limitless potential.


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Navigating Life, Goals, and Distractions “The foundation of success must also be the development of our character.”

This journey makes us better people. So, in this V-Convention Connect 2021 session, let’s look into how we can manage distractions, develop self-discipline, and create a meaningful life plan.

Build Character, Break Walls How often do you embrace your inner child and allow your character to grow? As we build this image of ourselves, we inevitably lose our child-like wonder, an essential element that makes us more open to learn and to accept different truths around us.

Turn Your Belief into Success Every V-Convention, you are given the seed of belief. This seed is your key to success. But how do you nurture this? How do you water your seed of belief? The principle of direct selling is entirely different from any other business. We must practice constant engagement, attend trainings regularly, and believe in us to succeed.


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FEATURE

By now, everyone is aware of climate change. Though some still try to deny it, many of us are determined to act before it’s too late. Here are a few steps we can take together to help save our only home. Thanks to decades of efforts, the ozone layer is on its way to recovery. Now, we must work to ensure it fully heals while also addressing global warming.

Ditch these five single-use items from your life.

Understand your plastics better.

What is e-waste and what can we do about it?

How to reuse more often.


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Travel is slowly picking up again, so make sure you leave a positive impact on the places you visit.

Forests play a critical role in protecting the livelihoods, ecology, culture, and health of communities worldwide. QNET has launched its Green Legacy campaign by partnering with Ecomatcher to plant a global forest. Learn more about this initiative on our website.

Safeguarding the planet takes more than just reducing waste and conserving energy. Governments, corporations, and everyday people must join hands to respect every life that depends on our planet, care for our communities, and build a better future for generations to come.



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QNETPRO

QUIZ TIME

Get to know the real entrepreneur in you! Are You An Entrepreneur At Heart?

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QNETPRO

Learning is Key The Importance of Training and Coaching for Long-Term Success Are you new to direct selling? Is this your first time trying your hand at being your own boss? You might feel that you are not yet equipped with the proper knowledge of what you’re supposed to do, especially handling rejections, managing a large team, or effectively presenting your vision. This is why it’s vital to undergo training and coaching, to learn and master the skills to run your business effectively. Fret not – we’ve got your back! Here are some ways you can enjoy long-term success through training and coaching with QNET.

Attend trainings by corporate professionals

Knowledge is key to success. We have built training systems to cater to your professional and personal growth, and we can guide you throughout your direct selling journey. We offer free Webilearn training sessions from qualified corporate trainers on a variety of topics. You have access to daily trainings on the Compensation Plan, QNETPRO, individual QNET Products, ongoing promotions, and so much more.


37 Become certified with QNETPRO

The QNETPRO Training and Certification Programme teaches you the importance of practising professional direct selling business behaviours. Our V Ambassadors swear by QNETPRO, and strongly believe that professional and ethical direct selling practices are the only way to conduct business within QNET. You can take the QNETPRO course and examination for free through the QNET Mobile App.

Attend events to evolve

Since the ongoing pandemic has halted our face-to-face events, we have transitioned to virtual conventions and, with the help of technology, we’re able to make them just as unforgettable. Get the chance to hear from our Founders, learn from the best in the business, get recognition, and celebrate milestones with us. Make sure to keep a lookout for our next event, so you don’t miss out!

Find yourself a mentor or a coach Find a mentor or a coach who understands your journey and can help you with their wisdom. This person should be someone you trust and respect and someone who can be completely transparent with you. Having a mentor who is brutally honest with you is very important. You cannot grow if you don’t know what to improve on, and it is difficult to know what to change within yourself.


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QNETPRO

HOW TO BECOME

THE CEO OF YOUR

OWN LIFE As an entrepreneur, you are solely responsible for your business as all the important decisions are made by you, and you are in full control.

Have you ever wanted the same control over your life? People often do not take as much of an organised and strategic approach when it comes to managing their personal life compared to their professional life. This is a missed opportunity. Here are a few tips on how you can become the CEO of your own life:


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Having clear goals not only determines how you act, but it also gives those actions meaning. While CEOs understand that organisations need a purpose and distinct goals, many people don’t realise that their own lives need the same driving factors. Defining your goals is the easy part, now you must decide which goals you are going to prioritise. Once you have your priorities straight, you can start making decisions to achieve them. If your priority is to hit a certain sales goal, work backwards to figure out what you need to do to meet that goal.

Take Action

Taking action is not easy; you will have to overcome fear, doubt, and most likely rejection. To successfully be the CEO of your own life, you must have the ability to feel fear and do it anyway. It can be quick and simple: It just needs to be a step. There is no wrong action, as long as it brings you closer to your vision. It can be tempting to take the easy path and to put your dreams on hold, but don’t hide in the security of playing it safe. Amazing things happen when you step out of your comfort zone.

Examine Your Life

To achieve success, you need to build healthy, inspiring, and supportive relationships. The more you surround yourself with people who drain your energy or cause self-doubt, the less likely you are to reach your full potential. Once you start surrounding yourself with people who challenge, motivate, inspire, and support you, you will reach true greatness. Remember that an organization is only as good as the people in it, the same applies to your personal life.

Conduct A Performance Review

Implementing KPIs into your personal life will help you proactively work towards them. After every quarter, you can set aside time to see how you’ve matched up to the KPIs you set for yourself. This gives you an opportunity to think of skills you need to strengthen and better yourself to achieve your life goals.

Bask In Your Success

As the CEO of your own life, it is important for you to celebrate your success, no matter how small. In your pursuit of being a successful direct seller and part of QNET’s Achievers’ Club, don’t forget to look in the mirror and give yourself praise. Show off your successes to your friends and family because you worked to make it happen. Become the CEO of your own life and turn your dreams into a reality.


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Winning Moments from Our

QNET-Man City Partnership

Our partnership with Manchester City Football Club is a reflection of our shared values of teamwork and family.

2016 | QNET Achievers Go on

Let’s look back at the history of our life-changing QNET-Man City partnership over the last seven years.

A Blue Carpet Experience for our Achievers, who got to see the QNET LED display during the riveting EPL match!

2014 | The Official

Direct Selling Partner of Manchester City Football Club The QNET-Man City partnership officially came into existence in 2014 and has been a source of joy and pride in QNET History.

2015 | Be A Game Changer. Be #QNETCITY

2016 | Brand New

Our wonderful partnership took off with great support from our global QNET Family. It was the first time the stadium displayed our QNET logo in the perimeter of Etihad Stadium!

QNET Directors presented the first-ever QNETCITY watches to the players and the then-new coach Pep Guardiola.

QNETCITY Watches Unveiled at The Etihad Stadium

Incentive Trip To Manchester City Home Grounds


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Football Coaching Clinic in Indonesia

2018 | Partnership with

Manchester City Women’s Football Club

2020 | Manchester City Wins Carabao Cup We became the first-ever sleeve partner of the women’s team: we are so proud of this milestone!

QNET Founders and as well as Chief Pathman Senathirajah were in attendance as Man City lifted their seventh League cup!

2018 | The Birth

2021 | Manchester City

Of QNET-City Football Language School As part of our 20th-anniversary celebrations, QNET-Man City sent 20 underprivileged children from around the world for an opportunity of a lifetime – a two-week-long camp at the City Football Language School at Manchester City’s Etihad campus!

2019 | QNET-Man City Extend Partnership For Another 5 Years! 2019 | QNET Achievers Visit Manchester, Again

2020 | QNET Launches the Must-Have Cimier QNETCity Collection

Football Club Wins English Premier League

Want to win an official

Man City jersey? Take our Quiz & Greet challenge! 1 . What year did QNET and Man City renew their partnership?

2 . Which coach received one of our first-ever QNETCity watches?

3 . How many kids did

QNET send to the City Football Language School in 2018? Send your answers & best wishes for QNETCity by commenting on this post! The person who answers all 3 questions correctly & writes the best message wins! Contest ends on 31 October. Terms & Conditions apply.