Risk-taking, Failure, Humility keys to success: GM Rao


The city’s chamber of  commerce, the Vizagapatam Chamber of Commerce & Industry recently held its Annual General Body Meeting wherein it also organized the VCCI Excellence Awards 2019.

Marking the significance of this occasion GMR group’s founder chairman, Mr GrandhiMallikarjuna Rao attended as the Chief Guest and presented the awards. Addressing the gathering Mr GrandhiMallikarjuna stated that excellence is a journey and not a destination & winning an award is important but sustaining it is more important.

Popularly known as GM Rao he talked on the various phases of Corporate Lifecycle and advised that if there was no failure, there would be no learning which would never lead to success. Hence a purpose driven, value based journey will definitely help achieving success said the founder of the GMR group.

He also advised that for one to succeed, one must come out of his/her comfort zone and must implement what he/she learns. Mr Rao was of the view that humility is the best way to keep oneself grounded and that one must learn to keep aside his/her ego and move forward in the journey. He showered his gratitude to VCCI for inviting him to this special occasion.

There were a total of 12 awards presented in 5 categories. Mr D V Raju, President, VCCI welcomed all the members for the event while Mr G Veera Mohan, Secretary, VCCI made a detailed presentation on the activities organized & participated by VCCI,  Mr R Satish, Treasurer, briefed the members about the financials of the Chamber and Mr Rolland Williams, Executive Committee Member delivered the Vote of Thanks for the event.

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