Jack Ma is, unarguably, one of the wealthiest men in the world, right now, with a net worth of $40 billion.
He is, primarily, known for being the Founder of “Alibaba”, (one of the biggest e-commerce websites in the world).
He is a Chinese business magnate, investor, politician, philanthropist and he is referred to, as the father of Chinese fintech.
Jack has been able to inspire millions of people, not only in his country China but all over the world, with a lot of useful quotes, which are derived from his personal experiences.
Experiences of, how he rose from having to sit, for an examination, 4 different times, to how he was turned down, for 30 different jobs, but today, his stubborn and persistent attitude, has ensured that he stands strong, has finally paid off.
Below are 5 powerful quotes from Jack Ma that has helped him succeed:
Never Give Up
“Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine,” – Jack Ma.
Sometimes, life has a way of throwing a spanner, into our carefully laid out and well-oiled plans, for the future.
We have already programmed our lives and arrange all our goals, but then, something unexpected happens and everything goes up in flame and the plans become thwarted.
Giving up should never be the last resort. You need to keep pushing and keep believing in yourself and in your goals. Work extra hard and also work smart.
Those goals and business deals may look bleak and it may be gradually shutting down life, a dying firefly, but never give up because, there is always light, at the end of the tunnel.
“The very important thing you should have is patience” – Jack Ma
Patience is a virtue and only very few people have this ability. Most people, are always on the move and do not like things to slow them down.
They like things to work in the way they want and at a fast pace. When things do not work the way they want, they give up, totally.
Sometimes, some things require time to grow and develop. Be very patient and stay focused.
Learn From Your Competitors
“You should learn from your competitor, but never copy. Copy and you die” – Jack Ma
Pay very close attention to your competitors. Stay abreast, with their latest products and services.
Get an idea of how they come about it, but do not copy the idea. Copying your competitor’s products and services is a sure way to, gradually, kill your business.
Be very original and be very creative, in everything you do.
“If there are nine rabbits on the ground, if you want to catch one, just focus on one” – Jack Ma
Have a laser-like focus, when it comes to pursuing your goals. Chasing multiple things may be somewhat overwhelming, unlike if you focus on one thing and give it all you’ve got.
Be The Leader With Vision
“A leader should be visionary and have more foresight than an employee” – Jack M
You are the leader. You know where you want the business to be. Always think in advance. An employee may not see what you are seeing.
It is left to you, to show them your vision. Have them, key into it and move them towards achieving that goal.
I am sure that, acting out these useful from Jack Ma quotes, would enable you to drive your business in a direction that will ensure productivity, efficiency, and profitability.
Kindly share your thoughts, if any of these quotes resonate with you.
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