Bhavarlal Jain (Bhau)
         
 



Words of Wisdom

“I strongly feel that pursuit of money for the sake of money as the sole purpose of business is a deeply corrupting influence and thus, self-defeating.”
(Interview in New Ventures, May 1991
‘An Entrepreneur Deciphered’ )
“I strongly believe that we Indians are second to none in caliber, intellect, business acumen and skills.”
(Article in Financial Wizard, Feb 3, 1992,
‘An Entrepreneur Deciphered’)
“We are selling inputs. Therefore, we should buy output and process it to add value, so that the agriculture value chain is completed.”
(Interview in Khaleej Times, Oct 27, 1993,
‘An Entrepreneur Deciphered’)
“Every revolution starts with just one man. A revolution arises in the thoughts of one person and that person must carry it forward. Take Socrates or Jesus Christ, for example. I am a part of this revolution, its harbinger and its instrument too.”
(Interview in International Fruit World, 1996,
‘An Entrepreneur Deciphered’)
“I am proud of the fact that we have added value to so many lives and put this quaint little town of Jalgaon on the world map.”
(Interview in International Fruit World, 1996,
‘An Entrepreneur Deciphered’)
“Awards and recognitions are but milestones which remind us of our responsibility and obligation to do better in future than what we did in the past. If anything, these inspire us to raise our level of commitment for achieving or surpassing our stated objectives.”
(Interview in Bharatiya Sugar, April 1998,
‘An Entrepreneur Deciphered’)
“The Spirit of entrepreneurship must be backed with a mindset to ensure that what is required will be done within time and within budget.”
(Article by Dr. A.K. Jain in Corporate Excellence, 1998,
‘An Entrepreneur Deciphered’)
“I am never shy of making mistakes; let us try, whatever the cost, because the cost has never been a criterion in my life.”
(Interview with Shrinivas Pundit, Dec 2001,
‘An Entrepreneur Deciphered’)
“At the core of an organisation’s success lies its commitment to shared values and work culture; work is life and life is work.”
(Article in Agriculture Today, Jan 2006, 1996,
‘An Entrepreneur Deciphered’)
Keep in mind that when difficulties come, they come in bunches if not in battalions. And when they are at your doorstep, they take much less time than you think to become calamities. So, respond to the alarm system swiftly.
(Carpe Diem! ‘Doctor of Letters’ acceptance speech, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, 28 January 2006,
The Enlightened Entrepreneur’)
Do not ever compromise on quality and customer satisfaction, even in the face of grave production problems. A customer will accept half the delivery, but not half the quality.
(Carpe Diem! ‘Doctor of Letters’ acceptance speech, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, 28 January 2006,
The Enlightened Entrepreneur’)
You must have a dream and a vision so powerful that it compels you to act on it. The conviction and commitment level must be very high.
(Carpe Diem! ‘Doctor of Letters’ acceptance speech, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, 28 January 2006,
The Enlightened Entrepreneur’)

Remembering Bhau

Bhau was a remarkable human being; a visionary, philanthropist, entrepreneur and had a profound impact on the countless lives that he touched. Many people have shared their memories, thoughts and feelings about Bhau. You could also share your own at rememberingbhau@bhavarlaljain.in
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