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35 Inspirational Indra Nooyi Quotes On Success

Last Updated Nov 2023

35 Inspirational Indra Nooyi Quotes On Success

Indra Nooyi is an Indian-American business executive and former chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of PepsiCo. She has consistently ranked among the world’s 100 most powerful women. In 2014, she was ranked at number 13 on the Forbes list of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, and was ranked the 2nd most powerful woman on the Fortune list in 2015. In 2017, she was ranked the 2nd most powerful woman once more on the Forbes list of The 19 Most Powerful Women in Business. She serves on the boards of Amazon and the International Cricket Council. May these Indra Nooyi Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “As a leader, I am tough on myself and I raise the standard for everybody; however, I am very caring because I want people to excel at what they are doing so that they can aspire to be me in the future.” Indra Nooyi

2. “My parents made us dream that we could be anyone that we wanted to.” Indra Nooyi

3. “In the end, no matter how much money you make and how much success you create, what you are left with is family, friends, and faith.” Indra Nooyi

4. “Bring together what is good for business with what is good for the world.” Indra Nooyi

5. “Whatever anybody says or does, assume positive intent. You will be amazed at how your whole approach to a person or problem becomes very different.” Indra Nooyi

6. ” I have an immigrant mentality, which is that the job can be taken away at any time, so make sure you earn it every day.” Indra Nooyi

7. “Not only do we have to change the food we eat, we have to educate people about what they can eat appropriately.” Indra Nooyi

8. “The glass ceiling will go away when women help other women break through that ceiling.” Indra Nooyi

9. “We pretend we have it all. We pretend we can have it all.” Indra Nooyi

10. “I’m very honest – brutally honest. I always look at things from their point of view as well as mine. And I know when to walk away.” Indra Nooyi

11. “When I grew up there was no web, blogging or tweeting. In fact, where I grew up there was not even television! I met a lot of my friends in school and in college, and they are still my friends today.” Indra Nooyi

12. Leadership is hard to define and good leadership even harder. But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader.” Indra Nooyi

13. “If you give up the guilt, that’s a huge load off your shoulders.” Indra Nooyi

14. “After PepsiCo, I do want to go to Washington. I want to give back.” Indra Nooyi

15. “Women helping each other – coaching, mentoring, and providing tips – is a great way for us to be our own force.” Indra Nooyi

16. “Market growth alone doesn’t give you enough tailwind. You have to create your own. The way to do that is by designing products for consumers that wow them.” Indra Nooyi

17. “When you assume negative intent, you’re angry. If you take away that anger and assume positive intent, you will be amazed. Your emotional quotient goes up because you are no longer almost random in your response.” Indra Nooyi

18. “I wouldn’t ask anyone to do anything I wouldn’t do myself.” Indra Nooyi

19. “If you don’t give people a chance to fail, you won’t innovate. If you wanna be an innovative company allow people to make mistakes.” Indra Nooyi

20. “An important attribute of success is to be yourself. Never hide what makes you, you.” Indra Nooyi

21. “Combating climate change is absolutely critical to the future of our company, Green Cooler customers, consumers-and our world. I believe all of us need to take action now. PepsiCo has already taken actions in our operations and throughout our supply chain to ‘future- proof’ our company-all of which deliver real cost savings, mitigate risk, protect our license to operate, and create resilience in our supply chain.” Indra Nooyi

22. “Take a stand. Be known for your courage and confidence.” Indra Nooyi

23. “Most importantly, we want to create a company where every employee can bring their whole selves to work.” Indra Nooyi

24. “At the end of the day, don’t forget that you’re a person, don’t forget you’re a mother, don’t forget you’re a wife, don’t forget you’re a daughter.” Indra Nooyi

25. “The one thing I have learned as a CEO is that leadership at various levels is vastly different. When I was leading a function or a business, there were certain demands and requirements to be a leader. As you move up the organization, the requirements for leading that organization don’t grow vertically; they grow exponentially.” Indra Nooyi

26. “Blogging and the Internet allow us to engage in a lot more real time conversations as opposed to a one-way dump of information or a message.” Indra Nooyi

27. “There is nothing like a concrete life plan to weigh you down. Because if you always have one eye on some future goal, you stop paying attention the the job at hand, miss opportunities that might arise, and stay fixedly on one path, even when a better, newer course might have opened up.” Indra Nooyi

28. “If you want to improve the organization, you have to improve yourself.” Indra Nooyi

29. “I pick up the details that drive the organization insane. But sweating the details is more important than anything else.” Indra Nooyi

30. “The distance between number one and number two is always a constant. If you want to improve the organization, you have to improve yourself and the organization gets pulled up with you. That is a big lesson. I cannot just expect the organization to improve if I don’t improve myself and lift the organization, because that distance is a constant.” Indra Nooyi

31. “I asked my parents for permission to study in America and they were so sure that I wouldn’t get in and get a scholarship that they encouraged me to try. So I applied to Yale and got an excellent scholarship. I then worked for the Boston Consulting Group for six and half years.” Indra Nooyi

32. “Just because you are CEO, don’t think you have landed. You must continually increase your learning, the way you think, and the way you approach the organization. I’ve never forgotten that.” Indra Nooyi

33. “Most companies target women as end users, but few are effectively utilizing female employees when it comes to innovating for female consumers. When women are empowered in the design and innovation process, the likelihood of success in the marketplace improves by 144%!” Indra Nooyi

34. “Every year in consulting is like three years in the corporate world because you have multiple clients, multiple issues – you grow so much.” Indra Nooyi

35. “Please help others rise. Greatness comes not from a position, but from helping build the future. We have an obligation to pull others up.” Indra Nooyi

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