Ratan Tata is a renowned name, not only in the corporate world, but also in the social segment for his utmost philanthropy and ethical standards. But as WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE said, “What’s in the NAME? “; he truly is much more than his name. His works speak louder than his name, what he received as a legacy!
Born as a great-grandson of Jamsetji Tata, this Cornell University alumnus joined his family business as a shop-floor worker. Isn’t it ironical that Ratan Tata who got the qualities of leadership and superintendence in his blood, initiated his journey by a lower level employee. But this was an example of his self-esteem that he made his place by his own talent and skills and not by nepotism!
Ratan Tata was awarded by the prestigious Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan, for his philanthropy and charity. He initiated various charitable acts for the benefit of all. He laid the foundation for business ethics and moral conduct of the TATA Group.He believed that :
“Charity begins at home. “
In hard times, what he didn’t lose was his immense optimism and courage. He always kept providing inspiration and encouragement to all. Inspiring Quotes by Ratan Tata and excerpts from his Motivating Speeches hold a good title amongst all.
Below are some Motivational Quotes by Ratan Tata, which will definitely affect you from deep within:
“Take the stones people throw at you and use them to build a Monument. “Ratan Tata
“If you want to walk fast, walk alone. But if you want to walk far, walk together. “Ratan Tata
“I don’t believe in taking right decisions. I take decisions and make them right. “Ratan Tata
“Don’t be serious all the time, enjoy life as it comes. “Ratan Tata
“The day I’m not able to fly will be a bad day for me. “Ratan Tata
“Business need to go beyond the interest of their companies to the Communities they serve. “Ratan Tata
“Power and wealth are not two of my main stakes.”Ratan Tata
“I admire people who are very successful. But if that success has been achieved through too much ruthlessness, then I may admire that person, but I can’t respect him.”Ratan Tata
“Young entrepreneurs will make a difference in the Indian ecosystem.
Believe in the power of youth. “Ratan Tata
“We all are tourists and God is our travel agent who already fixed all our routes, reservation and destination. So trust him and enjoy the life. “Ratan Tata
“What I would like to do is to leave behind a sustainable entity of a set of companies that operate in an exemplary manners in terms of ethics, values and continue what our ancestors left behind. “Ratan Tata
“I may have hurt some people along the way, but I would like to be seen as somebody who has done his best to do the right thing for any situation and not compromised.”Ratan Tata
“The strong lives and the weak dies. There is some bloodshed and out of it emerges a much learner industry, which tends to survive. “Ratan Tata
“I’ve always been very confident and very upbeat about the future potential of India. I think it is a great country with a great potential.”Ratan Tata
“I’ve also made this a point in our country:
We need to stop taking baby steps and start thinking globally. It really seems to be helping. ”Ratan Tata
Ratan Tata is truly a quintessential of motivating personality. Inspite of all the failures that he encountered during his journey as head of TATA, he relentlessly made efforts with dedication and determination. There is a lot more to learn from him- all we need is the WILL TO LEARN!
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