The journey we embark on in life is a wondrous adventure, filled with boundless opportunities for growth and self-discovery. Today, I stand here with a heart brimming with joy and gratitude as I reflect on the incredible path I have walked, a path illuminated by triumph and fueled by unwavering determination.

In my relentless pursuit of meaning and purpose, I discovered the untrodden path of entrepreneurship. I realised that entrepreneurship is not just a day-to-day job, it is a lifestyle, and in my case this journey has been nothing short of a roller coaster ride. Along this vibrant road, I have encountered moments of brilliance and embraced the joy of taking risks and pursuing my dreams. With every step, I have witnessed my character flourish and my true potential unfold.

Amidst the challenges that peppered my path, I found solace in the wise words of Rumi, resonating within me like a symphony of joy: "Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames." This ignited a fervent passion within me, inspiring me to surround myself with like-minded individuals who uplifted and supported my endeavors. Their unwavering belief in me kindled the fire within, propelling me to surpass my own expectations.

Throughout this magnificent journey, I have been blessed with an incredible support system of loved ones who have stood by my side, radiating love and encouragement. I was absolutely lucky to be guided by a strong hearted mother and a philanthropic father, I imbibed invaluable skills and developed a logical outlook on society. This nurturing environment instilled within me a deep sense of empathy and an unwavering commitment to non-judgmental reasoning, shaping his approach to business and leadership.

In a world that often prioritizes superficiality, I yearned for a profound connection with the essence of existence. Every endeavor I embarked upon became an opportunity to explore the depths of my being and embrace the sheer joy of creation. I found delight in each moment of inspiration, fueled by the understanding that happiness lies not in external achievements, but in the pursuit of passion and the cultivation of a purposeful life.

I feel … life is a after all a big celebration, an invitation to dance amidst the challenges and setbacks that inevitably arise.

I wholeheartedly embrace the belief that "Zindagi na milegi dobara" – life offers us a singular chance to paint our canvas with vibrant hues. With this realization as my guiding star, my spirit ignites with an unquenchable passion to seize each precious moment and savor this beautiful opportunity that is called - Life.

In a world where everyone followed the same path, I decided to do things differently, well… let’s just say that I chose an odd line. I took a risk and ventured into unfamiliar territory, just like exploring dark and mysterious forests. It was an exciting adventure filled with unexpected challenges and discoveries.

Being an entrepreneur is a lot like that journey. It means breaking away from the norm and taking chances. Just as I encountered new and unknown things in the forest, being a professional offers unique opportunities and obstacles. It takes creativity and adaptability to navigate through them.

Sure, there were times when I felt unsure or scared, but I didn't let that hold me back. I embraced the unknown and learned incredible things about myself along the way. As a young professional, I discovered my own strengths and talents by stepping outside my comfort zone.

So, when I finally emerged from those mysterious forests, I felt a sense of achievement and growth. I realized that taking a different path can lead to amazing experiences and unfold the untold tales of potential.

Could it have been easier for me? Well May be, May be yes, if I wanted it to but again

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.”

Embracing the adventure of professional life allowed me to shape my own story and create a future that is uniquely mine.

I have come to understand that success is not a mere gift bestowed upon us, but a fabric woven diligently with the threads of hard work, resilience, and an unyielding belief in oneself. It is through the unwavering commitment to our dreams and an unshakeable faith in our abilities that we unlock the doors to the extraordinary.

In this world of entrepreneurship, I discovered that happiness and success are intertwined, intricately woven into the fabric of diligence, perseverance, and unwavering belief in oneself. I approached each day with a heart brimming with gratitude, knowing that the opportunity to chase my dreams was a precious gift. The challenges that came my way were not stumbling blocks, but stepping stones, propelling me closer to the pinnacle of my aspirations.

As I journeyed forward, I witnessed the power of authenticity and integrity. I chose to navigate the vast landscape of the industry guided by these principles, never compromising my values for fleeting gains. I understood that true success is not measured solely by external markers, but by the positive impact we have on the lives of others and the joy we bring to the world.

Every hurdle and setback became a catalyst for growth, fanning the flames of resilience and strengthening my resolve. I embraced these moments with an unwavering spirit, knowing that they held the keys to unlocking my full potential. The scars I carry are not symbols of defeat but badges of honor, testaments to my courage and tenacity in the face of adversity.

I hear from my father that my grandfather often used to say -

اے طائر لاہوتی اس رزق سے موت اچھی جس رزق سے آتی ہو پرواز میں کوتاہی

“Ae Taair Lahooti, is rizq se maut achhi Jis rizq se aati ho parwaaz mein kutahi…”

And with that in my mind Just like the magnificent bird Lahooti, I spread my wings, defy the constraints, and revel in the triumph of overcoming obstacles. For it is through these transformative experiences that we find the courage to soar to new heights, leaving a legacy of resilience and inspiration.

I realize the strength to rewrite my own narrative, to redefine success on my own terms. Because "You were born with wings. Why prefer to crawl through life?"

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