Mumbai, September 20: To mark Forbes’ 100th anniversary, Forbes magazine, a leading source for reliable business news and financial information has assembled the greatest collection of 100 Quotes on Business from the 100 greatest living business minds from across the globe. The Special Centennial Magazine Issue features three Indian business tycoons namely Ratan Tata- India’s industrialist, Lakshmi Mittal, chairman, CEO, Arcelormittal, and Vinod Khosla, the cofounder, Sun Microsystems. The other Honorees featured on the world’s 100 Greatest Living Business Minds list include Donald Trump, Ted Turner, Oprah Winfrey, Jack Welch, Mark Zuckerberg and many more.

As per details on the website, Forbes said, “To mark Forbes’ centennial, we assembled 100 essays from the top entrepreneurs, visionaries and thinkers, each sharing an idea or lesson. They’re meant to inspire and inform future entrepreneurs, the generation that will build and shape the next century”. In the special Forbes issue, these three Indians have made a special place for their Quotes on Business. Take a look at their quotes:

  1. Ratan Tata, India’s Industrialist and Former Chairman, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Tata Consulting Services, Etc.said, “Be passionate in areas relevant to you, and be a voice that is respected and abreast of developments.”
  2. Lakshmi Mittal, chairman, World Builder: Chairman, CEO, Arcelormittal, the Largest Steelmaker on Earthl, has his quote saying, “Every industry today has to fight complacency, prepare to see the disruption coming and then be flexible enough to adapt swiftly.”
  3. While Vinod Khosla, Leading Light: Cofounder, Former CEO, Sun Microsystems; Venture Capitalist (Kleiner Perkins) said, “I explicitly don’t build or guard my reputation. I believe in telling it like it is and not worrying about it”, has been published in the magazine.

The result is a visual time capsule and master class in entrepreneurial thinking conveyed in 100 anecdotes, lessons and ideas.  Forbes magazine was founded on Sept. 17, 1917 by B.C. Forbes, a financial journalist, and his partner Walter Drey, who was then GM of the Magazine of Wall Street with an aim to promote humaneness in business.