Monday, August 18, 2014

Charu Dadlaney - Your Image Consulting Partner

Q1. How did your career journey start? Or Who/What inspired you to start this business/ entrepreneurship?

I have total work experience of 13+ years with MNCs. In 2012, I quit my last job with a rough idea to do something on my own. I wanted to leave my comfort zone and venture into unknown space and that’s when I decided to follow my heart and start my business. It was a natural progression towards my interest in grooming and soft skills and therefore equipped myself with a professional degree of Image Consulting Partner.

Q2. Kindly share some information about your Business, products and services here.

It’s a dream career option for people with similar interest as me; I provide professional services to individuals, corporate and companies on the Elements of Image Management: Clothing, Grooming, Etiquette (includes Dining Etiquette) and Communication (includes Body Language).

The services are specific to individual or company’s need. The services are tailor made post conducting Client Need Analysis (CNA)* or Training Need Analysis (TNA)*, specific to clients requirements.

Also, method in training's is evolving, with clients interested to use experiential method apart from the conventional presentation method. So I shall very soon be equipped to “Use Drama in Learning” method for my clients.

Q3. What kind of challenges did you face while starting/doing business?

Every start up demands patience and positive outlook towards things or situations. I truly believe there are no odds or challenges there are only situations which need custom made response or handling, every situation is different. It is also requires right attitude and most important of all, learning should never stop.

Q4. Do share with our readers about your discovery period when you were facing difficulties in your business?

As I mentioned above there are just situations that differ from time to time.

There is a time sometimes that acceptance of Image related trainings differs with clients, thereby prolonging the coming of business. But it surely comes.

Q5. Share with our readers about your experiment period after the discovery period?

The experience is very gratifying, meeting people from varied background and experimenting with creating variety of modules per the clients need leads to new ideas and makes it compulsory to learn and evolve further.

Q6. What are your future plans? Or now what is your vision for next five years?

Future plans involves expanding the horizon acquiring new skills and venture working across geographies of the world.

Q7. How would you advice/suggest new entrepreneurs who want to start & sustain in business?

“Work hard and smart”, don’t stop learning and most important reinvent your passion.

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