Sudha Thiagarajan starts her day with a daily stimulant (find out what it is in the interview) and music keeps her company when travelling. She upgrades herself constantly to keep up the lead in her business. Find out what she does and what are her childhood dreams in this exclusive interview with Malayachronicles.com.
Tell us about yourself.
Being a very passionate person about arts, I have different perspective about life. I tend to view things with a creative mind, and challenge myself to harness beauty . I love making people feel good about them. It gives me a heart-felt happiness. I day dream as well, always overflowing with ideas .
Describe your typical day.
I must start off my day with my daily stimulant, coffee. That gives me the boost. Melodious music is a must when travelling to my destinations. I meet friends for networking and for new opportunities. I end my day reading books relevant to my growth. I do meditation daily to connect within myself.
What ignited the spark in you to start Su’s Glowdust?
It started as a childhood dream, I used to have lots of imaginations like running a beauty parlor and I used to do mock-up makeup for my sister.
I love colours and appreciate beauty. My close friends also motivated me to excel in this beauty industry.
To me ,”Makeup is a magic, and each time I do a makeup. It makes me feel like a magician.”
Please elaborate more about your business.
I do the following:
- Make up Workshops.
- Different types of Sari Draping Workshops.
- Hair Styling Workshops.
I also have an online business selling ‘Motives’ cosmetics. I also educate and recommend my customers with essential vitamins and supplements.
I also do make up for individuals or groups for their special occasions. I also welcome photo shoot make-ups.
Who is your role model, and why?
Joyce Kingsly, Lisha’s Women Wing Chairperson. She has empowered many ladies with leadership qualities by being a good leader herself. Her calmness and patience, in all situations , and opening possibilities for women, made me look up to her as my role model.
What mindsets helped make you successful?
Having the entrepreneurial mindset on how to tap my creativity to monetise. Its just not about monetising but how to add values to people’s lives.
What have been some of your failures, and what have you learned from them?
Every setback that I have been through only made me wiser. It gave me the opportunity to learn in avoiding the mistakes, and I continuously upgrade my skills for betterment.
How did you distinguish yourself from your competitors?
The belief I have in myself. I always have a synchronicity in my thoughts and actions to deliver well.
I also place my clients as my priority.
What is your greatest fear, and how do you manage fear?
My greatest fear , is worrying about my health. Due to my nature of work I tend to have less rest. I am taking my supplements to boost my system and vitality.
What three pieces of advice would you give to anyone who wants to become entrepreneurs.
- Have a hunger for knowledge for your self growth.
- Listen to successful entrepreneurs and learn from them.
- Constantly upgrade your skills according to needs.
Please contact Sudha Thiagarajan to attend her workshops and also for your makeup needs.