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Name: Shareah Mohktar
Business Name: Cartoons and Caricatures, a designer of cartoons, caricatures, and graphics
Type of Business: Design
Business Location: Malaysia
Reason for starting
I am passionate about my drawing and I am at peace when I am absolutely engrossed in my projects. Through my passion I want to touch hearts and I got it instantly when I do Live caricature. It is the most exhilarating experience ever! I have 20 years experience in design so this is THE Best business I should be doing. 🙂
How do you define success?
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill. Oh and I hope to get to meet Oprah Winfrey and give her a caricature!
You can check my gallery at my website http://caricatures4u.blogspot.com Through Caricatures I get to meet VIPs.
What is your top challenge and how have you addressed it?
I am a mother of five. I have to juggle between business and taking care of the need of my loving family. I have to forgo social gatherings with friends and tending to my own needs. My biggest challenge would be to penetrate the global market and earn myself a good income. I hope to do that through this opportunity. 🙂
Who is your most important role model?
My mom definitely. She is not afraid of hard work and truly a dynamic and determined woman. She does not succumb to failure easily. I like that about her.