Monday, February 8, 2010
Words are easy for thinkers. But doing is the difficult part. So thinkers are not always the doers. But when a doer speak words of wisdom they are more pregnant with meaning. They are practical and followable. So when the successful person like Dhirubhari Ambani speaks about his success formulae everyone who wish to succeed must listen, digest and act. Please read his wise sayings-
Dhirubhai Ambani Quotes -
True entrepreneurship comes only from risk-taking.
Pursue your goal, even in the face of difficulties. Convert difficulties into opportunities. Keep your morale high, in spite of setbacks. At the end you are bound to succeed.
My advice to young entrepreneurs is not to accept defeat in the face of odds. Challenge negative forces with hope, self-confidence and conviction. I believe that ambition and initiative will ultimately triumph. The success of the young entrepreneur will be the key to India's transformation in the new millennium.
The secret of Reliance's success was to have ambition and to know the minds of men.
Growth has no limit at Reliance. I keep revising my vision. Only when you dream it you can do it.
The problem with Indians is that we have lost the habit of thinking big!
We must always go for the best. Do not compromise on quality. Reject if it is not the best -- not only the best in India, but globally.
If India wants to be a great nation, we must have courage to trust. This is my sincere belief.
All we have to do is to break the shackles that chain the energies of our people, and India's economy will record a quantum leap and move into a new, higher orbit of growth, competitiveness and productivity.
For those who dare to dream, there is a whole world to win!
I am deaf to the word 'NO.'
I give least importance to being Number one. I consider myself to be fortunate in this position and would like to contribute to nation building in some way.
Does making money excite me? No, but I have to make money for my shareholders. What excites me is achievement, doing something difficult. In this room extraordinary things must happen.
Think big, think fast, think ahead. Ideas are no one's monopoly.
Our dreams have to be bigger. Our ambitions higher. Our commitment
deeper. And our efforts greater. This is my dream for Reliance and for
I consider myself a pathfinder. I have been excavating the jungle and
making the road for others to walk. I like to be the first in everything I do.
Give the youth a proper environment. Motivate them. Extend them the support they need. Each one of them has infinite source of energy. They will deliver.
You do not require an invitation to make profits.
If you work with determination and with perfection, success will follow.
Between my past, the present and the future, there is one common factor: Relationship and Trust. This is the foundation of our growth.
We bet on people.
Meeting the deadlines is not good enough, beating the deadlines is my expectation.
Don't give up, courage is my conviction.
We cannot change our rulers, but we can change the way they rule us.
As A G Krishnamurthy, founder of Mudra Communications, writes in his book, Dhirubhaism, about some of the Reliance founder's doctrines:
Roll up your sleeves and help. You and your team share the same DNA.
Be a safety net for your team.
Always be the silent benefactor. Don't tom-tom about how you helped someone.
Dream big, but dream with your eyes open.
Leave the professional alone!
Change your orbit, constantly!
Money is not a product by itself, it is a by-product, so don't chase it.