Lakshmi Mittal is the chairman and CEO of ArcelorMitttal, world’s largest steel making company. He was the sixth richest man in the world in 2011, eighth wealthiest man in Europe in 2002 and the 57th most powerful person according to Forbes 2015. Mittal owns 38% of Arcelor and holds a 34% stake in Queens Park Rangers F.C (Football Club). Besides being a successful businessman, Mittal is known to be a philanthropist – He actively supports Sports, Education & Medical related issues worldwide.
"Always think outside the box and embrace opportunities that appear, wherever they might be."
"It is a high for me. It is my biggest and most satisfying deal."
"It is true that we are interested in scale but there are very sound reasons for this."
"Everyone experiences tough times, it is a measure of your determination and dedication how you deal with them and how you can come through them."
"When people can see which direction the leaders are going in it becomes easier to motivate them."
"At the end of the day you have to keep emotions away."
He had set up Mittal Champions Trust with $9 million to support 10 Indian athletes with world-beating potential. Lakshmi Niwas Mittal Foundation also donates for betterment of women’s education in India. Mittal has grown from the grass root level to the top of the tree. He not only thinks about profit or money but about the larger good that his actions take. His quotes appear to change the perception of people who have just started to build their dreams.
He sincerely advises things through his own story and experiences. He is thoroughly a professional & doesn’t mix emotions into his business. Through his inspiring quotes, he portrays as an out of the box thinker who doesn’t hesitate to embrace opportunities that comes his way. Mittal’s quotes motivates the leadership in oneself & how believing on self & dreaming towards achieving the same can bring success in life.