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.

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But never turn cynical. But exceptional performance usually comes from doing what comes naturally to us Ninth, always welcome feedback even if it comes in the guise of criticism. The passengers after waiting for many days to be rescued, decided to help themselves since apparently nobody else was going to do it.

The student improved on his work continuously and he thought he would one day hear a word of appreciation from his teacher. The school teachers were running around busily.

This meal is prepared at a budget allocation of Rs 3. If you could ask Wipro chairman Azim Premji one question, what would it be?

Wipro was not started by me. It is about stretching yourself to your own limits. I realised early that if Wipro had to grow we had to build a good team. Finally, in disgust, he bought a painting from an accomplished artist, touched it up with fresh paint and showed it to his teacher. Let me also congratulate this excellent institute where you have been studying. Excellence cannot be forced through a process nor guaranteed by a certificate. First, you have got to have a dream.


Well, I left college because I had to take over the responsibilities from my father, who died at very young, at the age of Rather than trying to be everything to everyone, we must focus on areas where our talents truly lie. You just look at the quality of questions that you get from the ladies in the audience.

You can also follow us on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn. Secondly, social values should also be used in the concept of development.

Development is a concept of relativity. This will help you to keep issues in their perspective. My experience suggests that this is quite wrong. But exceptional performance usually comes from doing what comes naturally to us. Fourth, think about what you will take on next rather than about what you may be letting go.

As long as you can do that, you will never be defeated.

NIFTY 50 10, 2. Read more on Azim Premji. Business school graduates who joined us were given a clear understanding of the company they were joining.

You have to laugh and find humour everyday.

Who and what inspired you to start Wipro? The sense of excitement was infectious. Success comes from the ordinary Last updated on: By the early s, we were being invited to all the top business school campuses for recruitment. Ina chartered plane, carrying a Rugby team crashed in the Seech.

Azim Premji exhorts management graduates to focus on ‘ordinary things’

They come and sit on the trees. Remember you have kim these limits to your talent, not me. When differences become small, it is the small things that make the difference.


I presented Wipro with absolute candor, which I have continued to do,” he said to the crowds. Transformation is not so much a process, as a deep seated desire to change ourselves and our environment.

A lot of eagles used to come to our village earlier.

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

Yes, I was very naughty when I was a kid. Second, you must grow trees all along the paths of the eagles. We must learn to take it constructively because it will show us what more we can learn.

The point is about the critical importance of things that we consider ordinary.

Azim Premjiā€™s speech at IIM Calcutta Convocation

I hope you find them useful. It just comes by itself. My experience spedch that the girls are always turning out to be smarter consistently. Aging is not adding on years. No innovation or big idea can compensate for lack of hard work and perseverance, but Zaim have experienced that often hard work and perseverance can compensate for most other things. While hailing innovations and big ideas, Premji said that “what really builds and sustains success, are the much ignored ordinary things” such as hard work, perseverance and basic honesty.

And the changes are across the board.