Inspiration can come from a variety of places, including a novel, a conversation with a friend, or simply reading inspirational phrases of knowledge and guidance from others. If you’re having trouble finding your mojo, consider some of these inspirational statements from notable India CEOs of multibillion-dollar corporations.

Here are some inspiring quotes from Indian CEOs around the world.

1. “Leaders don’t look behind or to the side. Instead, they look ahead.” – Anand Mahindra

2. “A person who is happy is not because everything is right in his life, he is happy because his attitude towards everything in his life is right.” – Sundar Pichai

3. “Every person, organization, and even society reaches a point at which they owe it to themselves to hit refresh—to reenergize, renew, reframe, and rethink their purpose.”- Satya Nadella

4. “Leadership is all about emotional intelligence. Management is taught, while leadership is experienced.” – Rajeev Suri

5. “In today’s era of volatility, there is no other way but to re-invent. The only sustainable advantage you can have over others is agility, that’s it. Because nothing else is sustainable, everything else you create, somebody else will replicate.” – Francisco D’Souza

6. “Failure is unfortunately as common as success.”- Sanjay Kumar

7. “A strong working relationship requires every participant to be on the same page.”- Dinesh Paliwal

8. “If you can connect all the dots between what you see today and where you want to go, then it’s probably not ambitious enough or aspirational enough.” – Shantanu Narayen

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