Launched in 2014, StoryBites is a weekly feature of YourStory, with notable quotes in our articles from last week (see previous edition here). Share these 20 gems and ideas for the week of July 18-24 with your colleagues and networks, and come back to the original articles for more information.

See also our selection of Best quotes of 2021 on entrepreneurship, investing, digital transformation, storytelling, India’s opportunity, pandemic resilience, failure recovery, design and art.

If you understand your organization’s DNA and culture, your effectiveness as a leader increases. – Uma Krishnan, Barclays Global Service Center India

A hybrid working model allows organizations to tap into previously untapped talent pools based on the remote capability of roles. – Yogita Tulsiani, iXceed Solutions

It’s not just about low prices or saving time, but also about being environmentally friendly. – Ruble Gupta, 80Wash

New Era Entrepreneurs and Founders Running food startups are extremely innovative and passionate about what they do. – Harak Soni, Navalprabha Foods

people buy candies on a whim; no one leaves the house just to buy candy. – Kanu Priya Sharma, House of Sweets

Electric mobility is a fast-growing and R&D-intensive sector. – Bhavish Aggarwal, Ola Electric

Every woman should know that no one can stop her from realization of their dreams. They just have to be assertive and confident. – Sheetal Kapoor, Shree

Talent has nothing to do with sex. If you are talented, have a clear vision and are courageous in your approach, nothing can stop you from succeeding. – Aayushi Kishore, Fire Boltt

Work-life imbalance is just the tip of the iceberg known as gender inequality. A good time to start changing was yesterday. Today will also do the trick. – Debasmita Sinha, Manah Wellness

While companies have put in place a comprehensive framework to encourage women to occupy key positions, the figures show that there is a wide gap between idealized criteria and reality. – Ravindra Kumar, Tata Motors

Do something you really love or have skill in, and most importantly, find a co-founder with complementary skills, because it’s life changing. – Tejal Bajla, All Baby

At a general level, there are only three basic value propositions. The product or service may be cheaper, better or faster. – Vidur Vyas, north side

Nothing changes in the creation of a company, whether in the world of startups, whether it is new-age or old-age. – Sandeep Barasia, Delhivery

[It is about] never believe someone who says something is not possible. You can find a way and make it all happen. You just have to want it enough. – Mira Kulkarni, Forest Essentials

Challenges give opportunities. – Jeyalakshmi Venkatanarayanan, Universal Power Systems

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