Who is Doctor Abdulaziz Abal?
Firstly I am a father and secondly a teacher. I love teaching and defend its right for all people. To this end, I established the Reach Education Achievement Center. I simply teach the students and also teachers on how to teach their students. I think I have achieved what I wanted in life.
What is the first impression you want to leave when you meet people for the first time?
I do not think we should worry about leaving good first impressions. In the end the impression belongs to its owner and we do not have any control over it. But to answer your question, of course I want to leave a positive and a good impression on others.
Do you still feel anxious when you enter the university to teach students at the beginning of the year?
Never! I feel passionate as I look forward to these moments.
What makes you different from others?
Maybe my ability to listen to others without judging them. I’m open minded and neutral. I’ve been told that I have the ability to make others feel comfortable.
What is your biggest passion in life?
To be a good father, teaching, and cars.
What are your fears in life?
Ignorance and corruption.
Why did you choose to study and work in the field of education?
I spent a long period of life trying several activities and specialties; but doors were shut in my face pushing me to change my track. When I became a teacher for third grade, I felt sudden love towards the profession and felt it my mission in life. Many doors began to open and I knew that I must complete the path.
If there is one thing that you could protect and preserve for posterity, what would it be?
Do you think that education is the key to success?
I do not believe this saying because education is also linked to failure. There are many bad decisions and failures which affected the world negatively, such as wars, pollution and poverty; taken by educated people! I think that education is the key to success because knowledge is power.
Who inspires you in life?
Many inspire me in life. I learned to take from each the qualities that strengthen my character and make me a better human being.
What is the principle that you would like to teach to your children?
Love of learning.
You have many followers on social media. What’s the secret?
Since it is a question for my followers, I’ve asked them this question and the answers were that I give them useful and professional tips, as well as information expeditiously and concisely.
What are the key elements to success?
Vision, motivation, and perspective.
If not a teacher, what would you have been?
Mechanical engineer because I love cars.
Who is an elegant man from your point of view?
It is one who chooses his words, clothes, and car wisely.
What is beauty for you?
Beauty is what makes you stare at it for a period no less than 15 seconds. It leaves the feeling of admiration, appreciation, and desire.
Your favorite footwear brand?
Cole Haan and Rockport.
Three basic pieces every man must have in his closet:
Suit, traditional dishdasha, and comfortable pajamas.
Are you married? Does marriage inspire you to be a better man?
I am married; and yes, marriage inspires me to be better.
Your dream car?
Corvette model 1980 with red leather interiors. It was my dream for 23 years and now I own it.
Your favorite watch?
The one that stops time in the most beautiful moments of my life.