Language & Speech. · Ejournals · Teachers Portal · Sitemap · Credits · Contact Us. Ⓒ Azim Premji Foundation | Disclaimer. Azim Premji @ ISB: Success comes from the ordinary. Wipro Chairman Azim Premji’s inspiring address to the graduating batch of the Indian School of Business, .. DON’T MISS: Oscar winner’s convocation speech at IIM-K. “Character is one factor that will guide all our actions and decisions”, Wipro chairman Azim Premji said during one of his innumerable speeches.

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I am very happy to be here with you. After that, it took two minutes in the microwave to be ready. Click NEXT to read further All of us here are privileged, some more some less.

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My Saved Articles Sign in Sign up. Business school graduates who joined us were given a clear understanding of the company they were joining.

But when we remember that this was a small village of spewch farmers, in one of the most backward areas of the country, where most of the children were first generation school goers in their families, it was very gratifying to see.

Remember, those who win are those who believe they can.

It is very unfortunate. His eight-year old daughter was struggling away at a jigsaw puzzle.

Mahatma Gandhiji often said that you must open the windows of your mind, but you must not be swept off your feet by the breeze. Today as I stand here I recall a personal incident from way back pertaining to another excellent business school like this one. At the end of the year, the rabbit got high marks in hopping but failed in swimming. Values are not in the words used to describe them as much as in the simple acts.


They are, in my opinionfar more intelligent than the questions you get from the boys. Change is just everywhere.

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I was told that they were siblings who were too little to be in school. It is very much part of our world and one which we often find it easier not to see. The typical example of the American election is the result of a revolt by the middle class, which thought it was getting a raw deal.

What will happen if all the countries run to get the tag of a developed nation? Success comes from the ordinary Last updated on: Finally, my friend took the child to a supermarket and brought one of those ready-to-cook packets.

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Many of them have startling brilliance or extraordinary creativity, but these are just flashes. There is already much environmental damage. And I do believe, that if each of us does whatever we can, within our capability, capacity and our constraints, to reach out to even one of our fellow underprivileged citizens, it can make an enormous difference to our country. A nation is more developed compared to another nation primarily based on its per capita income. F rom the earliest years of our schooling, everyone focuses on what is wrong with us.


There are many people who are not satisfied in very developed countries. The rabbit was enrolled in a rabbit school. What makes them what they are, is hard-work, perseverance and basic honesty. The vendor would pick up the money, smile politely and say, “Thank you, Sir.

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It started with a couple of people, and then over a period of time, the trickle became a steady stream. There is an imaginary story of a rabbit. We have so much to be grateful for. But the pace of change today is probably 3x what it was even five and ten years ago. 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.

And the changes are across the board. Every morning, the customer would walk by, refuse to return speecy greeting, grab the paper off the shelf and throw the money at the vendor.

It was simple and tasty food.