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You’re Born to Greatness (video clip)

This motivational speech was given to Cherry Hill Believers Church in Maryland. This the same speech was given a week earlier to one of the mega Orthodox Tewahedo church in DC.

The two latest books of Assegid Habtewold (The Highest Level of Greatness and Unchain Your Greatness) were written to anyone regardless of his/her religious affiliation, cultural background, or nationality. However, Assegid serves diverse Ethiopian Christian denominations by taking some of the contents from the books and the Bible.

If you’re interested Assegid to speak to your group, reach out to him at assegidhm@gmail.com or call him @ 703-895-4551.

Remember, Assegid Habtewold Ministries is a non-denominational ministry that serves all denominations. He doesn’t promote or criticize any one’s dogmas or doctrines.

Empowering Ethiopian Youth in the US

This morning I was in a DC church to inspire mostly 2nd generation Ethiopian youth born and raised here in the US. The theme of my presentation was ‘You are Born to Greatness’ based on my latest 2 books. There was a question and answer session in the end where the kids were engaged and asking thoughtful questions.

I was so happy to closely witness spiritual leaders, teachers, and mentors of these kids going the extra mile to empower their youth not just on spiritual matters alone but also in the knowledge that equips them to succeed in their personal and professional lives here in the US. These leaders are doing a favor to the kids, their parents, our community, and to God.

Other similar institutions should draw a lesson from these leaders to empower the young generation with the holistic knowledge that equips them to succeed well beyond home and the four walls of the church. Building the youth is building the future of our nation!!!

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Interview with Leaders of Your Ethiopian Professionals Network

Last week, I had the opportunity to interview the co-founders of Your Ethiopian Professionals Network. In this interview, we talked about:

  1. Why YEP exists? What was the very reason that led you to establish YEP
  2. What are the top three major achievements of YEP?
  3. What are the 3 biggest lessons you learned individually because you have been serving as leaders?
  4. What are the toughest challenges YEP faces?
  5. What lessons would you like to share with other similar professional groups?
  6. What the future holds for YEP? Where do you see YEP in the next five years?
  7. Are there some ongoing or upcoming projects you’re engaged with right now that you would like to share with our viewers?
  8. And more.

These young dynamic leaders have a lot to offer. I encourage you to watch their interview. Reach out to them if you may have any feedback or question. And of course, if you’re in the DC metro area, join YEP, be with like-minded people to grow personally and professionally. If you’re in Ethiopia, no worries, you can be part of the initiative they recently introduced in Addis.

To learn more about Pick Yourself Up and watch archive interviews, check out its website.

Serving Church leaders and Christian professionals and entrepreneurs in Ethiopia

After 13 years, I’m going back to Ethiopia. While there, I’d like to empower some Church and Ministry leaders, and Christian professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders based on my books. The following are some of the services I intend to provide :

  1. Sermons (in Amharic, Ethiopians local language) for congregations, and teachings for youth groups in both Amharic and English (there are English programs in some churches)
  2. Leadership training for church and ministry leaders, administrators, and volunteers
  3. Soft Skill workshops for Christian business owners and professionals.

By the way, we would like to offer these services in the future by traveling to Ethiopia quarterly.

Please pray for us to get the necessary funding to offer these services locally, and also to serve God’s people with excellence. If God speaks to your heart to support these programs financially, please go to the ‘About’ or ‘Donate page of our website. We need your prayer and support because our ministry is very small and don’t have the required resources to provide these services alone. Many of the beneficiaries cannot afford to fund these services either.

If you have a Church or Ministry that you support in Addis, let me know, I’ll try to provide one or more of these services to them.

Note: I’ll document my activities and share my report on our website with pictures, video clips, and testimonials to show you the impact of your prayer and financial support.

Know Your Worth- Sunday June 10 @3 – 5 pm

If you’re in the DC metro area and you’re a Christian who would like to be salt and light in the corporate world, don’t miss this inspirational and empowering event organized by Empowering Ethiopian Women Group on Sunday, June 10th @3 – 5 pm (the program starts on time).

Using the platform, I’m going to talk about how each and every woman has the potential to become one of the great world changers, how leadership is their birthright, and some of the skills necessary for women (of course, men too  to demonstrate confidence. I’ll cover some of the soft skills necessary for women to succeed in the work and marketplaces such as communication and feedback giving. For instance, how to communicate like a pro, how to ask for a raise or promotion, and how to provide feedback. In the latter case, for example, how to provide feedback (without damaging the relationship) to a co-worker or boss, especially if you feel like he is crossing certain boundaries, and more.

The presentation is going to be motivational and at the same time interactive and dynamic. The contents and tools are taken from my latest two books (Soft Skills That Make or Break Your Success, and The Highest Level of Greatness).

Men are also welcome! You may join us, or at least, invite your sisters, girlfriend, or spouse.

For details, please see the attached flyer.

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The tapping of Grads Career Festival was done

I just finished the tapping for this year’s Grads Career Festival that attracts hundreds of thousands, if not millions of college graduates.

My presentation will be the first from the Soft Skills track and is based on my third book Soft Skills That Make or Break Your Success (http://gradcareerfestival.com/soft-skills-18/).

The recording will be available on June 28th by going to this link: http://gradcareerfestival.com/dr-assegid-w-habtewold-18/

If you’re a Christian and graduating this year, congrats, and hope the insights in the presentation will help you succeed to get your first job and also succeed in your career…

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Press Release: Grad CareerFestival designed to help unemployed Grads land jobs quickly

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                       Press Release

Assegid Habtewold is a Featured Presenter in the Grad CareerFestival Designed to Help Unemployed Grads Land Jobs Quicker!

Free Grad Career/Festival scheduled for June 26th-29th from 11 am – 7 pm daily (EST) seeks to help college grads land a job 2.4 months quicker! 36 hours of career advice!

 

Silver Spring, MD, May 14, 2018 (Success Pathways Press) With nearly two million students graduating from college this summer, it’s not surprising that it will take the average graduate 7.4 months to find employment.   While some of that time is a result of the economy not being able to absorb so many graduates at one time, much of it is a result of the fact that college grads simply do not know how to look for a job!

The Grad CareerFestival is designed to give graduates the fundamental skills they will need in their first professional job search. The massive four-day event will introduce graduates to 36 of the nation’s top career authors and a dozen career coaches, hiring managers, and career experts who will offer strategies on how to launch and lead successful careers. The event has been organized into four tracks:

  • Career Management
  • Job Search
  • Soft Skills
  • Post-Graduation

According to Assegid Habtewold, author of Soft Skills That Make or Break Your Success, and a featured presenter in the Grad CareerFestival:

“Research by the National Association of Colleges and Employers has shown nearly 61 percent of graduating seniors either NEVER go to the career center or will only visit once or twice. It’s no wonder then that the average grad thinks the proper way to look for a job is to load their resume onto 100 websites and wait for someone to contact them!   We know, given the right knowledge and skills we can help grads find jobs quicker!”

Each author is offering three tips based on their niche area of expertise. Graduates will learn relevant, contemporary strategies to create an elevator pitch, build their online brand, use social media to land a job, as well as learn traditional networking, resume, interviewing, and job search techniques. Authors will share the importance of creating a career plan, managing their career, and staying current on job search strategies.   The authors will give a 25-30 minute presentation on their area of expertise and then take 10-15 minutes of questions.

Time has been set aside to introduce graduates to innovative online career tools designed to improve their resumes, as well as their interviewing, networking and job search skills. Students and grads will also hear from experts who will give insights how to refinance student loans, manage their credit score, and their personal finances.

According to Assegid Habtewold,

“I’m concerned that college graduates are not receiving the knowledge and skills they will need for the dozen job searches they are expected to have by the time they turn 38 years old.   We are excited about the possibilities of putting thousands of dollars in the pockets of graduates by giving them simple insights on how they can not only find a job quicker but help them launch and lead successful careers!”

The cost to participate in all 36 hours of live career presentations is $67. However, students and graduates that register using the code – Habtewold – will get free access to the four-day event. It’s Assegid Habtewold’s graduation gift to graduates!

Parents, guardians, friends, or extended families are encouraged to share this opportunity with the graduate(s) they know!

Students and graduates can register at:

http://www.gradcareerfestival.com

Participation is limited.

The Grad CareerFestival is produced by TalentMarks, a nationally recognized firm that provides scalable career and professional development programming to career centers, and alumni associations. Participation is limited! http://www.gradcareerfestival.com

Author Info:

Assegid Habtewold

Author, Soft Skills That Make or Break Your Success

Web: www.successpws.com

Email: assegid@successpws.com

Phone: 703-895-4551

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/assegidhabtewold

Twitter: https://twitter.com/assegid

 

 

For details and interviews, contact phyllis@talentmarks.com 800-849-1762 x 205

Problem Solving and Making Decisions (video- Facebook Live)

This is Session 6 of 16 Facebook live chat based on the book ‘Soft Skills That Make or Break Your Success’ book.

In this Facebook live chat, it was emphasized that we cannot have personal mastery without the skill to resolve the problems we come across on a daily basis and the ability to make tough but smart decisions out of the myriads of choices we face on a consistent basis.

In this session, Assegid shared, from his book, the following and more:

  • What are problems,
  • What differentiate problems from just issues and realities,
  • Steps we should follow to resolve problems effectively,
  • Jesus and how He tackled the problems He was faced with,
  • The place of decisions in the problem-solving process,
  • Jesus and the two major decisions He made,
  • The importance of values clarity to make tough but smart decisions,
  • And more…

If you haven’t yet liked the ministry’s Facebook page, you may please do like so that you may be able to join the remaining Facebook chats, ask questions, and share your thoughts…

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Session 4- Facebook Live- Regulating your emotions

We’ll continue our weekly Facebook live chat tomorrow 12: 30 pm.

Last week, we covered the first soft skill that makes or breaks our success both in the temporal and spiritual worlds. Personal mastery is the foundation to get along with and lead others successfully. We cannot master what we don’t manage. We cannot manage what we don’t know. That is why we need to increase our self-awareness. We have an existing self-awareness. We are somewhere on the spectrum of self-awareness but we need to increase our awareness if our desire is to master self, get along with and lead others successfully, and in turn, enjoy success and fulfillment both in the temporal and spiritual worlds.

Tomorrow, we will cover the second soft skill very important to have personal mastery. We shall talk, first, the importance of acknowledging that we humans are emotional beings. Your emotions matter both in the market and workplaces and in your spiritual journey. You cannot master your destiny before you master your emotions.

Second, we need to recognize and fully understand the emotions that frequent us regularly. We cannot regulate emotions that we don’t know and understand. That means we need to increase our emotional self-awareness.

Third, we need to use emotions in our favor. Our ability to employ the right dose of emotions, according to the situation we find ourselves, determines our success both in the secular and the spiritual worlds.

In this session, I’ll share with you some insights, facts, and tools to help you increase your ability to regulate your emotions in your favor.

See you tomorrow.

If you haven’t yet, like the facebook page of our ministry so that you won’t miss this and future facebook chat sessions.

Remember, I’ll be glad to answer your questions and read your comments before or during, and/or after the session.

Don’t also forget to invite those who may benefit from this session to our facebook page.

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AHM strives to restore the greatness of humanity one person at a time. The teachings of the ministry focus on restoring the whole man (woman)- the body, mind, and spirit. The messages are uplifting, life-changing, inspirational, transformational, and empowering. If you share the vision of AHM, you can join us in restoring the greatness of humanity one person at a time…

Attend Session 3 Facebook Live: Increasing Your self-awareness

Jesus, the last Adam, had the highest level of self-aware. He knew who He was, from where He came, what He supposed to do while on earth, where He was going, and more. He was very clear about His assignment. He was quoted as saying ‘for this, I have come’…

On the other hand, the first Adam lacked self-awareness. He didn’t know who he truly was, his authority, and place both in the universe and in the Kingdom of God. He had blind spots that opened the door for the devil to cheat him out of his garden where he was the Supreme Ruler.

Not the lack of power, intelligence, nor goodwill that led Adam’s fall. His lack of awareness about himself and the devil caused him to stumble. Not just Adam, many great ones fell from grace, mainly, from the lack of self-awareness than any other single reason.

Do you want to run the race, pursue your assignment on earth, fulfilling the very purpose you were created for, impact your generation, finally utter this most magical phrase: ‘It’s finished’, and leave a legacy? Well, begin increasing yourself awareness.

By the way, because of its importance, this soft skill is the foremost and number one soft skill (1 of 12). Tomorrow, within the 30 minutes time limit we will have, I’ll share with you some important insights from my book ‘Soft Skills That Make or Break Your Success’, Jesus’ level of awareness, and how that allowed Him to succeed in both the temporal and spiritual worlds. I’ll also give you a tool you can use to increase your self-awareness.

Remember, regardless of your religion (denomination), you need to learn from Jesus, who is considered as the most successful leader who ever walked on this planet. Many scholars, religious teachers, and authors from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and religions frequently quoted His words, parables, used His life (and approaches) as a model in their teachings and writings.

If you may have any question before or during the session, don’t hesitate to reach out. Invite also those who may benefit from the chat to our ministry’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/AssegidHabtewoldMinistriesInc/). See you tomorrow. Stay tuned!

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AHM strives to restore the greatness of humanity one person at a time. The teachings of the ministry focus on restoring the whole man (woman)- the body, mind, and spirit. The messages are uplifting, life-changing, inspirational, transformational, and empowering. If you share the vision of AHM, you can join us in restoring the greatness of humanity one person at a time…