Monday, December 28, 2015
What could be more inspiring than the real life stories of the people who have made it big with their hard work? Below is the list of motivators who have changed the world for better with their innovative thinking. Let’s take a look and get inspired!
Dhirubhai Ambani: Who does not know about this legendary man? He went from selling pakoras to working on a gas station to building the largest business empire for himself. He is a true story of ‘rags to riches.’ Reliance became the first Indian company to raise money in global markets in 1992. It also became the first company to feature in Forbes 500 list. A poll conducted by The Times of India in 2000 voted Mr. Dhirubhai Ambani, the “greatest creator of wealth in the century”.
Mark Zuckerberg: He is the chairman, chief executive and co-founder of the famous social networking website Facebook. He launched Facebook with his fellow classmates in the year 2004 which has revolutionised the face of social media. He is also regarded as a youth icon because of his early achievement at the age of 23. He won Time’s Person of the Year in the year 2010 and CEO of the Year at the 2012 Crunchies Awards.
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw: She is the MD and chairman of Biocon Limited, a biotechnology company based in Bengaluru, India. She is also the current chairperson of IIM Bangalore. She is on the Financial Times’ top 50 women in business list and has been listed as the 85th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes in 2015.
Jamsetji Tata: He was an Indian pioneer industrialist and founded the Tata Group, India’s biggest conglomerate company. Tata is regarded as the legendary “Father of Indian Industry”. He had four goals in life: setting up an iron and steel company, a world-class learning institution, a unique hotel and a hydro-electric plant.
Steve Jobs: He is well-known as the founder of one of the leading technology companies—Apple. After he was from removed from his own company, he continued his love for technology with a new venture called NeXt producing efficient computer workstations. Besides Apple and NeXt, Jobs also made an investment in a film studio which is now known as Pixar which has produced several blockbuster movies like Toy Story. He was honoured with the award of ’Entrepreneur of the Decade’ by Inc. Magazine in 1989.
Bill Gates: This man needs no introduction, he is one of the richest men alive but there’s so much more to him. He co-founded Microsoft with Paul Allen at the age of 20. Today, Microsoft is one of the biggest conglomerate in the world. His achievements also include innovative project like Windows OS. Gates is popular for his hearty charity work for which he also created Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He has been seen the most influential person by Time and The Guardian. Gates has also received James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award from The Tech Awards.
The spirit of these role models helps people to overcome the challenges in their own lives and will be long cherished by the coming generations too. Get inspired by these successful people and work hard towards your goals.
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