Best Indra Nooyi Quotes

Best Indra Nooyi Quotes

Indra Nooyi quotes share her experience of moving from India to America and what it was like running PepsiCo. She is listed among the most powerful women in the world today. Another well-known businesswoman is Abigail Johnson. Nooyi believes women can offer so much more to a business if given a chance.

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Indra Nooyi is an Indian American who was once the Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo. She is an American business executive who made a name for herself when she migrated from India to America. Other successful women who can be considered business people are Rihanna and Taylor Swift with their product lines. Below are a number of quotes from Indra Nooyi.

Best Indra Nooyi Quotes

“I've been around the bend in corporations.”
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“We are in a bit of a policy box and it's going to require us being willing to give up one of the two, which is it's okay to take on more deficits but lets put in some massive spending. Alternatively to say, 'we're going to go through structural unemployment for a while because we want to address deficits.'”
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“Anything that's done to address unemployment in terms of massive stimulus spending is going to exacerbate deficits. And anything that's done to address deficits in the short-term is going to exacerbate unemployment.”
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“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.”
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“When I was president of the company, I said, 'Okay, I can do this - piece of cake.' Then when you are the CEO, the responsibilities multiply enormously because you worry about everything.”
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“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.”
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“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.”
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“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.”
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“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.”
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“I pick up the details that drive the organization insane. But sweating the details is more important than anything else.”
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“But the good news was that my elder sister refused to get married straight away and I couldn't get married until she did so I had the licence to go off and dream.”
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“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.”
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“PepsiCo did not have a woman in the senior ranks, nor a foreign-born person who was willing to think differently.”
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“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.”
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“I think innovation as a discipline needs to go back and get rethought and revived. There are so many models to talk about innovation, there are so many typologies of innovation, and you have to find a good innovation metric that truly captures the innovation performance of a company.”
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“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.”
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“My father was an absolutely wonderful human being. From him I learned to always assume positive intent. Whatever anybody says or does, assume positive intent.”
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“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.”
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“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.”
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“There will never be a replacement for that ongoing physical contact. But I don't think blogging is meant to replace the face-to-face of friendships and meetings. Blogging is a way to keep in touch with a larger group of people on an ongoing basis, in a more efficient way.”
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“After PepsiCo, I do want to go to Washington. I want to give back.”
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“Do you remember campaigns like 'Keep America beautiful'? What about 'Buckle up'? I believe we need an approach like this to attack obesity. Let's be a good industry that does 100% of what it possibly can - not grudgingly, but willingly.”
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“I play the guitar when I want to relax. But to play the guitar, you cut the nails. So one day, I'll cut the nails off.”
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“Is Naked Juice a beverage, or is it a snack? I think we can liquefy snacks or snackify liquids.”
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