‘You need to find your way to confidence, especially when you’re a brand new’: 15 quotes about entrepreneurs and you

Released in 2014, StoryBites is a weekly feature of YourStory, featuring notable quotable quotes in our articles from the past week (see previous issue here). Share these 15 gems and insights from the week of November 7-13 with your colleagues and networks, and check back in on the original articles for more information.

See also our selection of Main appointments of 2021 on Entrepreneurship, Investing, Digital Transformation, Storytelling, India’s Opportunity, Pandemic Resilience, Failover, Design and Art.


Electrifying transportation is a key factor in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in our cities. -Dhanpal Jhaveri, EverSource

The new mobility will see profound changes in the way people move. The new form factors of vehicles and modes of transport will transform our daily lives. -Bhavish Aggarwal, Ola

From a mobility perspective alone, there is a need for cleaner, more affordable, and more punctual public transportation. -Vidhya Shankar, Grant Thornton

Energy-intensive companies in heavy industry play an important role in society, but have traditionally faced more challenges in meeting energy needs sustainably. – Pratik Agarwal, Serentica Renewables

The healthcare ecosystem needs an innovative model that allows them to collaborate in real time to deliver health outcomes for patients across the country. -Priyadarshi Mohapatra, CureBay

As children grow older, they suffer acute damage as pollutants accumulate in the lungs: lung disease, asthma, allergies, bronchitis, pneumonia, lung damage, reduced lung capacity. – Midhili Ravikumar, Warrior Mothers

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Consumers increasingly prefer new age natural personal products. – Manish Gupta, D2C eCommerce

With increasing environmental awareness, people are making more sustainable choices, and this includes dietary choices. This is reflected in the increasing number of flexitarians around the world. – Sohil Wazir, Food of the Blue Tribe

Very few brands managed to get flavor, form factor, and healthy ingredients all at the same time. – Karteek Pulapaka, capital of Java

While seeking mentorship from our trusted people is one part, it is equally important to find mentees to whom we can offer the same support and guidance. – Puja Gupta, Benori Knowledge

Organizations must become aware of unconscious biases, recognize them, and address them. Also, setting goals and tracking results will lead to faster progress. – Kavitha Thangasami, Exterro R&D

With 35% of the world’s population and more than 150 million small businesses, the Asia region is home to a large proportion of the world’s underserved consumers and small businesses. -Ganesh Rengaswamy, Quona

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The entire business industry has become highly volatile where speed is a key factor and the first to convert this opportunity naturally becomes a market leader. – Jothish Kumar, Luker India

Customers now want proactive service, individualized interactions, and a seamless digital experience at every touchpoint. Therefore, brands need to integrate a variety of new-age content into their content strategy to accommodate changing customer behavior. – Narinder Mahaja, ODN digital services

You have to find your way to trust, especially when you are a new brand. -Gaurav Dadhich, Razorpay

YourStory has also published the paperback ‘Proverbs and Phrases for Entrepreneurs: A World of Inspiration for Startups’ as a creative and motivational guide for innovators (downloadable as apps here: Apple, Android).