#INTIFMIdol: Steven Wong

Evanna Phoon


#IntiFMIdol is a project initiated by FounderMethod to promote 15 physically challenged entrepreneurs in Malaysia & is 100% a Malaysian Made Production by 70 Gen Ys from Inti Diploma of Mass Communication


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Evanna Phoon, www.FounderMethod.com

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Steven Wong , Group5

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Here is the story of #INTIFMIdol , Steven Wong- Think Positive, Stay Cheerful. 

At the age of 12 years old, Mr. Steven Wong got his right leg amputated and since then he struggled to live his life and always asked himself why this happened to him. However, as a brilliant decision made by Mr. Steven Wong, he continues to live his life with positive mindset after his road accident tragedy.

Mr. Steven Wong is an aspiring entrepreneur who own 2 companies including Designermatic Sdn Bhd, which is a SEO Web Design Company located at Corporate Zenith Park in Kelana Jaya, Selangor.

During the interview, Mr. Steven Wong shared his personal story of struggling and how he come out after the incident.

The tragedy incident happened when he was 12 year-old. He was knocked down by a 10 tones lorry. He was admitted to hospital immediate after the accident, due to the bad condition, he has to amputate his right leg in order to survive. Mr Steven Wong continue to stay in hospital for 50 days before discharged from hospital. His parents have given special attention to him and hope he will recovered soon but it wasn’t an easy task.

“Every day I woke up I saw my right leg missing, I wish it was just a dream; but unfortunately it was not. I really feel bad to what happened to me, and I used to lock myself in a room and ask why this incident happened to me and don’t want to talk and answer to anyone. I felt lost and don’t know what to do. My parents care me but I still can’t recovered fully in terms of emotionally.” Said Mr. Steven Wong.

Being a low self-esteem and lack of confident, he never told his parents on how he feel. Mr. Steven Wong realized that he was still very young and he won’t want to live the rest of his life sadly. Thank God he loves to read books and he begun to read a lots of personal development books to help him to build up his confident again.

“The process of rebuilding confident surely not easy but I want to.” Said Mr. Steven Wong.

Since then he is able to live like normal people although there are people asking about his physical condition from time to time.

Mr. Steven Wong started working as SOHO business owner and slowly build his SEO web Design Company up. Right now he has opened up an office in Zenith Corporate Park, behind Paradigm Mall Kelana Jaya.

 

Group#5 taking picture with Steven Wong (red shirt) after interview session

“Internet is always my interest and I started venture into online business in year 2004. I have built websites that earn income online, running workshop and seminar to teach other to do the same. In 2008, I started creating websites for my customers, drive traffic and get sales.” Said Mr. Steven Wong when we asked why he started doing internet business?

One thing we learn from Mr. Steven Wong that he is a very hard working person. Even he has struggle a lots to become what he was today, he always stay positive and possess “Never give up!” mentality.

“Life has up and down and we have to deal with it no matter what. We can choose to live it positively or negatively, the choice is yours. Since our lives need to go on, why not we choose to live our life in a cheerful way. There is no point for us continue to stick with the past. The decision is on our hand, it depends on how you choose to live your life.”

Mr. Steven Wong also shared with us that he seek God for greater strength and guidance. He has encountered situation where there seems no way in front of him, but God open the door for him when Mr. Steven Wong pray before God.

“We should look at our situation at different perspective. Try to understand from a different angle.”

In the efforts to live a different lifestyle, Mr. Steven Wong shared when encounter situations that repeated happening. Instead of react based on his own past knowledge that will give you same “No” answer, why not response differently.

“Mr. Steven Wong is a very cheerful person, he has never shown his emotions in front of us.” Said, Faziz, Colleagues of Mr. Steven Wong.

The working environment at Mr. Steven Wong’s office is chilled, and enjoyable. Every colleague enjoy and feels great to work with him.

Before we end interview session with Mr. Steven Wong, he said “every obstacle in our life is to shape us into a better person. Be thankful to what you have now, start to appreciate what you have. Believe in yourself when you face challenge. Don’t doubt you will fail but always have a never give up altitude.”

What Mr. Steven Wong shared with us in this interview has inspired us a lots. We hope through this interview, Mr. Steven Wong’s story can help everyone to stand up and continue to live positively in your life journey. If he can do it, so do you. 

This video and article write up was created by Group5 of #IntiFMIdol

Group#5 taking picture with Steven Wong (red shirt) after interview session

LEONG CHI YAN

SHANETTE OOI ROU HUI

JOANNA SAMUEL

LIEW JUN TING

JERALD THAM KA HOU

 

Thoughts & Experiences from Group 5 #IntiFMIdol

The easier part of this assignment was planning interview question and communicating with Mr.Steven Wong during interview session, we had lots of fun times with him and through the interview session, he taught us a lot about life.

The tougher part was editing the video and finding bloggers , people to help us to promote our article, but luckily, we managed to find.

Before doing this assignment, we did not appreciate our life and what we have in our life that much until we met Steven Wong, he taught us we have be thankful for what we have and what we don't have.

 

 

 

 

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