Folks, I came across an inspirational speech given by Mr. Azim Premji @ one of the convocation ceremony @ IIM Ahemdabad. Here is a link. Speech by Mr. Azim Premji @ IIM Convocation Ceremony. Filed under: Yogesh Hublikar @ pm. Speech by Mr. Azim Premji @ IIM. Distinguished Director and faculty of IIM- Kolkata, Guests, and my young friendsI am very Azim Premji’s speech at IIM Calcutta Convocation.

Author: Tygokinos Moogumuro
Country: Romania
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Software
Published (Last): 5 October 2017
Pages: 129
PDF File Size: 12.31 Mb
ePub File Size: 5.57 Mb
ISBN: 597-8-97961-775-6
Downloads: 94424
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Mazushura

I cannot think of a single transformation or achievement, individual or social that did not begin with a dream. The most exhilarating part of being young is the speechh to dream. However what really builds and sustains success, are the much ignored ordinary things.

Too many people are so enamoured by the legacy of success in their current roles that they are afraid to look further. Rather than trying to be everything to everyone, we preji focus on areas where our talents truly lie.

I have worked very hard and neglected my family: Azim Premji

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Recounting his own experiences, he narrated an anecdote from the mid seventies when Wipro was a “small company” making vegetable oils.

Getting successful is difficult, but remaining successful is even more so. While saying that big speecu cannot compensate for a lack of hard work and honesty, Premji went on to say that hard work and perseverance, however, can compensate for other missing things.


This will alert our moderators to take action. A nation is more developed compared to another nation primarily based on its per capita income.

The three ordinary things that we often don’t azimm enough attention to, but which I believe are the drivers of all success are: Let me end by wishing you all the very best, for a life and career that is fulfilling to you, and also makes this world a better place.

The quality of education for instance. We are always thinking of what could be the next big idea, what innovation could be done, how we will stand out and be different and so on.

But the pace of change today is probably 3x what it was even five and ten years ago. We had just begun to diversify into manufacturing soap. And unless you learn to cope with change, you will fall behind.

I don’t think this will happen just by each one of us doing their job well. We must learn to take it constructively because it will show us what more we can learn.

We seem to getting in to a mode of thinking that success comes from extraordinary things,” he said. Find this comment offensive?

Remember you have set these limits to your talent, not me. They are, in my opinionfar more intelligent than the questions you get from the boys. It needs an eye for the smallest of details. But more importantly, your expectations from yourself go up. What is the mantra of your success? Azim Premji says disruptive tech investments are paying off.


My experience suggests that this is quite wrong.

Azim Premji: I have worked very hard and neglected my family: Azim Premji – The Economic Times

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: They come and sit on the trees. Yes, I was very naughty when I was a kid. In fact, dreams and perseverance make a winning combination. What are the changes that you would like to see in the nation today? Uncategorized Leave a Comment. Never miss a great news story! But when we remember that this was a small village of marginal farmers, in one of the most backward areas of the country, where most of the children were first generation school goers in their families, ikm was very gratifying to see.

And, I think, the only way to have sustained axim is to keep competing with yourself.

The difference between great achievement and mediocrity is not extraordinary talent or intelligence, but perseverance. Who and what inspired you to start Wipro? Wipro chief Azim Premji wants lower tax rate for better compliance.