Create a Unique Style of Your Own - Datin Sharifah Shawati

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1. Tell us more about what you do and what led you to speak on this platform. 


I’m an Image Motivational Speaker and a Neuro-Linguistic Master Practitioner certified by Michael L J Hall. 

I conduct soft skills training for companies corporate companies & govt ministries.  

I do Consultancy works for companies and private institutions. 

I’m an author of two women empowerment books “ Imej Anda Aset Anda” & “ Smart Women Foolish Choices “ and I’m continuously involved in Women Empowerment Campaigns & Projects. 

I’m also a fashion designer creating fashion apparel and accessories with my brand called ADAMAYA. I was awarded “ The Most Promising International Designer Award 2017 by STYLO Mercedes Benz Asia Fashion Week & “ The Best Next Designer by Dato Jimmy Choo Award 2018 at Malaysia Fashion Week 2018. 

I’m here on your invitation to write on this platform as I support any efforts and Initiatives on inspiring and empowering women to become the best that they can be and to reach their maximum potentials. 


2. How do you choose and prepare for a talk? 

I do talks on Soft Skills, Public Speaking, Communication & Ethics, and prepare them according to the inclination and needs of my client with a standard SOP with Consistent Professionalism and Ethics. 


3. How can one become a public speaker? 

Can train to be a public speaker by taking a course on Public Speaking and train yourself to do a video of yourself talking and presenting something online on your own blog and make it habitual and soon you will get used to it. Find a mentor to teach you and advise you on your delivery. 


4. Can motivational speaking become a full-time career? 

Yes absolutely. But you need to learn to market yourself and create a unique style of your own and develop an interesting personality that is approachable & engaging. 


5. Which is your favorite talk ever and how did it change your life? 

Every talk and session is different and special because every new incident and people give you different experiences. 

I was a Broadcast Tv Presenter for 13 years and it was a great journey that molded who I am today. It was a valuable experience that taught many many traits and I’m blessed for this wonderful journey of my chosen careers. 


6. What are the best public speaking tips that have worked for you? 

Stay Calm & learn how to control your breathing because your breathing determines the stability of your voice & performance. 


7. What impact do you want to make in the world? 

I would like to inspire others to be the best that they can be and to help them make that positive change in their lives that they deserve. 


8. Which is your favorite book and why? 

“ Law Of Attraction” by Michael Losier. It is a powerful tool to practice and it is proven to work as it has done for me. Just by focusing on what you want and believing your capacity to have it. What your mind can conceive, you can achieve. 

Instagram ID - @shshawati



Datin Sharifah Shawati

Image Motivational Speaker, Author.
Founder - Adamaya Consultancy And Services Sdn Bhd.
Fashion Designer.

Interviewed By - Sandeep Virothu 


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