Who doesn’t know Jack Ma? Also known as Ma Yun, he is a Chinese business magnate and philanthropist. He is the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a family of successful Internet-based businesses.
He is the richest man in China, the founder of Alibaba Group. Alibaba’s staggering initial public offering of $25 billion shattered all records and became the largest IPO ever. It makes it worth $231 billion, more than Amazon and eBay combined. How much is Jack Ma worth? Nobody really knows, he still have a few companies not listed on the stock exchange, such as Alipay.
Unlike other tech founders, Jack Ma has no background knowledge in computers. This goes to show that anyone with good enough passion can be successful provided that they have the courage to pursue their dreams. Even when the odds are against them, remember that China back then was backwards and just opened up to the world when he founded Alibaba. Without further ado, here are 30 inspiring quotes by Jack Ma on success, business and failure.
Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.
I don’t care about revenues.
I don’t want to be liked. I want to be respected.
The very important thing you should have is patience.
You should learn from your competitor but never copy. Copy and you die.