Q1. How did your career journey start? Or Who/What inspired you to start this business/ entrepreneurship?
At some point of time in life you really need to decide whether you are happy doing a regular 9/5 job or to go out of the way for your passion. That's the moment of decision where your true career starts.
Q2. Kindly share some information about your Business, products and services here.
I am an actress singer classical dancer by profession. I have my own music group named SWARDHANU. In addition to that I have a workshop brand called SWAYAM wherein me and my friend conduct the trainings/workshops on personality development, personal grooming, communication skills and overall effective image building. I m also into anchoring and dubbing as well as creative craft making ideas like glass painting, warli art etc. and conducting workshops on it.
Q3. What kind of challenges did you face while starting/doing business?
As the entertainment and music industry has a hell lot of competition these days , once you decide to be a part of this industry you need a lot n lot of patience. The time and energy that you invest to build your network needs a lots of consistency and calm head. You cannot get nervous with one loss. Keep going without getting frustrated is the key. Financially as well ot was a crunch initially. But later on everything started getting back to track.
Q4. Do share with our readers about your discovery period when you were facing difficulties in your business?
I was lucky enough to get a good family support. However, the thought of ‘Keep trying, without crying‘ was the key mantra i had to keep reminding to myself every moment.
Q5. Share with our readers about your experiment period after the discovery period?
Well, though I was a working professional simultaneously I was doing my music shows as well from last 12 years. However, when I became a singer turned actress , I was very much confused as to how to go about exploring Opportunities. But thanks to the social networking and advanced technology that I could explore and connect to the good people in my field as well as in training and development effort.
Q6. What are your future plans? Or now what is your vision for next five years?
Vision for next five years would be to get in touch with more and more production houses and exploring good contacts circles in order to keep doing a good work.
Approach small scale companies , consultancies , schools , colleges , social working organizations and conduct more and more workshop through Swayam in order to develop image guidance awareness.
Q7. How would you advice/suggest new entrepreneurs who want to start & sustain in business?
One thing to be kept in mind is always be positive . One negative thoughts kills Hundred positive thoughts so never let the negativity overtake your path. Be confident and most of all enjoy what you are doing. Give your 100% to whatever career you are in because its you who has selected it.
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