Who the hell is Jack Ma?

Jack Ma is a Chinese businessman known as the CEO of Alibaba and the richest man in China.

Books by Jack Ma

Quotes by Jack Ma

“30% of all people will never believe you.”

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“A leader should be visionary and have more foresight than an employee.”

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“A leader should have higher grit and tenacity and be able to endure what the employees can’t.”

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“A real businessman or entrepreneur has no enemies. Once he understands this, the sky’s the limit.”

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“Adopt and change before any major trends or changes.”

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“Before you’re 30, work for a small company, learn passion, learn to dream.”

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“Customer first, employees second, and investor third.”

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“Don’t hire the most qualified, hire the craziest.”

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“Everybody should have a dream.”

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“Forget about your competitors, just focus on your customers.”

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“Grow your mind, grow your culture, grow your values, grow your wisdom.”

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“Help young people. Help small guys. Because small guys will be big. Young people will have the seed you bury in their minds, and when they grow up, they will change the world.”

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“I call myself a blind man riding a blind tiger.”

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“I don’t want to be liked. I want to be respected.”

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“I never thought the money I have belongs to me. It belongs to society.”

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“I want to change history, do something important in my life, and influence individuals like we have with millions of small businesses on Alibaba. Then they love and respect you because you made their life important.”

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“If there are nine rabbits on the ground, if you want to catch one, just focus on one.”

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“If we are a good team and know what we want to do, one of us can defeat ten of them.”

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“If we want to change the world, we change ourselves.”

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“If you are a wolf chasing rabbits, focus on one rabbit. Change yourself to catch the rabbit, but don’t change rabbits.”

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“If you are poor at 35 you deserve it.”

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“If you don’t do it, nothing’s possible.”

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“If you don’t give up, you still have a chance. Giving up is the greatest failure.”

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“If you have a different mindset, you will have a different outcome.”

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“If you put bananas and money in front of monkeys, monkeys will choose bananas because monkeys do not know that money can buy a lot of bananas. In reality, if you offer a job and a business to people, they would choose the job because most people do not know that a business can bring more money than wages. Profit is better than wages, for wages can make you a living but profits can bring you a fortune.”

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“If you view everyone as your enemies then everyone around you will be enemies.”

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“If you want to be a great company think about what social problem you can solve. It’s about solving the social problems.”

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“If you want to win in the 21st century, yo have to empower others, making sure other people are better than you are. Then you will be successful.”

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“Instead of learning from other people’s success, learn from their mistakes. Most of the people who fail share common reasons whereas success can be attributed to various different kinds of reasons.”

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“It’s easier to win if you have people seeing things from different perspectives.”

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“My job is to help more people have jobs.”

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“Never ever compete on prices, instead compete on services and innovation.”

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“Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.”

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“No matter how tough the chase is, you should always have the dream you saw on the first day. It’ll keep you motivated and rescue you from any weak thoughts.”

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“No matter what one does, regardless of failure or success, the experience is a form of success in itself.”

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“On the path to success, you will notice that the successful ones are not whiners, nor do they complain often.”

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“Once in your life, try something. Work hard at something. Try to change. Nothing bad can happen.”

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“Only fools use their mouth to speak. A smart man uses his brain, and a wise man uses his heart.”

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“Remember that your past success may lead to your future failure. However, if you learn a lesson from every failure, then you may ultimately succeed.”

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“Stay hungry and follow your dreams.”

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“Success and profitability are outcomes of focusing on customers and employees, not objectives.”

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“The opportunities that everyone cannot see are the real opportunities.”

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“The very important thing you should have is patience.”

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“The world will not remember what you say, but it will not forget what you have done.”

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“There's a difference between people who are smart and people who get good grades.”

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“They called me crazy Jack. I think crazy is good. we’re crazy but we’re not stupid.”

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“Today is cruel. Tomorrow is crueler and the day after tomorrow is beautiful.”

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“Today making money is very simple. But making sustainable money while being responsible to the society and improving the world is very difficult.”

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“Try to find the right people, not the best people.”

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“We are never in lack of money. We lack people with dreams, who can die for those dreams.”

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“When I am myself, I am happy and have a good result.”

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“When people think too highly of you, you have the responsibility to calm down and be yourself.”

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“When you are small, you have to be very focused and rely on your brain, not your strength.”

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“You cannot unify everyone’s thoughts, but you can unify everyone through a common goal.”

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“You never know how much you can do in your life.”

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“You should learn from your competitor but never copy. Copy and you die.”

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“Your attitude is more important than your capabilities. Similarly, your decision is more important than your capabilities.”

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