“Trying is more important than really succeeding every time” – 15 quotes of the week on motivation and change
Launched in 2014, StoryBites is a weekly feature of YourStory, with notable quotes in our articles from last week (see previous edition here). Share these 15 gems and ideas for the week of September 19-25 with your colleagues and networks, and return to the original articles for more information.
See also our selection of Best quotes of 2021 on entrepreneurship, investing, digital transformation, storytelling, India’s opportunity, pandemic resilience, failure recovery, design and art.
Regardless of the size of your business, having a touchpoint where you can connect with your customers and understand their pain points is essential. – Vargab Bakshi, Wix.com
It’s good to have more players because it will create more awareness. – Mansi Vyas, Azafran Innovation
The most autonomous teams generally have the highest talent retention rate because the employee feels invested by the organization. – Mike Cannon-Brookes, Atlassian
Waste innovation is happening all over the world, but one thing is very clear: we need to think about waste management more holistically. – Annanya Agarwal, Runaya Group
Art, including contemporary art and the performing arts, has always reflected the times, sought truth, and offered new values for the future in the face of uncertainty throughout its history. – Kataoka Mami, Aichi Triennial 2022
Every student is capable of learning and loving mathematics if taught in the right way. – Neelakantha Bhanu, Bhanzu
Many people speak a mixture of two languages in their daily lives. For example, “Hinglish” (Hindi-English) or a mixture of Arabic and English. – Felix Laumann, NeuralSpace
All therapeutic diets are better when whole foods are used, rather than processed versions of foods. – Deepa Kannan, PFNR
The benefits of hemp should reach as many people as possible who need it, whether it’s medicine or personal care. – Abhinav Bhaskar, Ananta Hemp Works
Whether caring for a family member, spouse or child, no one really cares about the mental health of the female caregiver. – Mugdha Kalra, ‘Not so different’
Once working 12 hour days becomes the norm, that’s a problem. – Ravi Handa, Handa Ka Funda
It is our duty to arm the new generation with compassionate tools to help bridge the gap with their grandparents. -Deval Delivala, GetSetUp
You have to be extremely patient, especially when working on something new and unique. You can’t rush into things. -Vandita Purohit, Mauji
You have to be able to solve problems that others can’t or don’t even know exist. – Chinu Kala, Ribbon Accessories
Trying is more important than really succeeding every time. – Charu Sachdeva Mathur, IndusInd Bank
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