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Name: Jiya Chhonker
Business: Eminent Land Pvt Ltd
Location: Gurgaon, India
Industry: Housing, Construction & Real Estate
Reason for starting? Since my childhood I have dreamed of becoming a successful entrepreneur. Fortunately my parents have made me stand up for what I want and have helped me to set up a platform from which I can pursue my passions. With every pursuit I wanted to do something different. As real estate is a male dominated industry and full of risks and challenges, I was attracted to this industry and I decided to start my own business in real estate.
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How do you define success? Success to me is achieving that vision that we have dreamed about accomplishing and being able to recognize it as a success. Happiness is the key to success. If you love your job and what you are doing you will be successful.
Biggest success: My biggest success is pursuing my dream job. I think and plan day and night, I want to make an impact on this world. I have recently started my own label. I want to expand my business all over India and abroad. I want to create a trusted and respectable name in the real estate industry and provide thousands of jobs to Indians.
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What is your top challenge and how you have addressed it? If we are to talk about challenges, there are many challenges as an entrepreneur, they go hand in hand. But I never focus on the challenges, I just have to do this no matter how.
Who is your most important role model? Every women and man who are passionate about their vision and working for it with love and happiness are my role models. My mother is also my role model who has supported me in everything that I do. I am very grateful to my parents for making stand strong.
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