Anand Mahindra quotes to Inspire You!

“Leaders don't look behind or to the side. Instead, they look ahead.”

“The job of automobile manufacturers is to passionately build something that others love to own.”

“I have always said that, more than 'big bang' reforms, it is every day what is happening, changing on the ground.”

“When you set the right targets, aspirations, and you work efficiently and diligently, the numbers happen.”

“The more you drive positive change, the more enhanced your business model.”

“Sustainability has to be a way of life to be a way of business.”

“Sometimes the only kind of innovation comes when you have some solitude; when you step away.”

“Benchmarking is an ongoing exercise in any company that aspires for leadership.”

“Life has an interesting way of teaching even the most powerful people that joy from wealth is fleeting at best.”

“The glamorous side is SUVs, but frankly, the tractor side is where we are number one in the world.” 

India's states must compete, not march in lockstep, if India is to develop its own path to sustainable prosperity.

The Rise credo is about accepting no limits, alternative thinking, and driving positive change - the three pillars.

“Nobody understands how the world will change. The only way you can plan for the future is to have scenarios. You have to have the courage to take a leap of faith on one of them.”

“Sustainability is a part of our ‘rise’ philosophy. You cannot rise if you take more from the community than you put back.”

“The moment I say I’m going into scooters, they say, ‘You’re crazy.’ Six months later, when BMW comes out with an electric scooter, it’s fine. But when Anand does it, because he’s some small guy in India, it’s not fine.”

“To me, every decision needn’t be a ‘big-bang’ reform but a signal of proactive decision-making and removal of red tape and bureaucracy.”