Top inspirational Jack Ma inspirational Quotes and Sayings
Jack Ma (Traditional Chinese: 馬雲) (born September 10, 1964) is a Chinese business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a multinational technology conglomerate. Ranked 2nd in the annual “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” list by Fortune.
Why have the majority of overseas Internet companies failed? Google fails, Yahoo failed, eBay and the like were all squashed to death by the locals? Is it because none are able to succeed in China? For every loser, excuses abound, humans always try to search for excuses to justify failing and tend not to search for direction towards success.
Translation: China’s future will be the place to formulate the rules of the next century… Because people from all over the world will be there. Thus doing business in China now is not merely making fortune, or searching for opportunity, but rather it is about being involved in setting up the future rules of the game.
Young people will have the seeds you bury in their minds and when they grow up they will change the world.
The problem is the fake products today are of better quality and better price than the real names … They are exactly the same factories, exactly the same raw materials but they do not use the names.
Responding to the accusation that Alibaba sells fake merchandise. “Jack Ma Says Fakes ‘Better Quality and Better Price Than the Real Names’”, CHINA REAL-TIME REPORT,
In 2001, we went to raise some $3 million in venture capital in the U.S. and got rejected. So we’ve come back and raised a little bit more: $25 billion. This is not money; this is trust from the world, trust from the people.
When you have one billion dollars, that’s not your money. That’s the trust the society gives [to] you.
Interview by Charlie Rose of Bloomberg – video: 1 minute 53 seconds into the video
You should learn from your competitor but never copy. Copy and you die.
I think that you, American people, worry too much about the China economy, […] Every time you start to worry about the China economy, China goes better.
“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).” – Jack Ma
“Help young people. Help small guys. Because small guys will be big. Young people will have the seeds you bury in their minds, and when they grow up, they will change the world.” – Jack Ma
“I try to make myself happy because I know that if I’m not happy, my colleagues are not happy and my shareholders are not happy and my customers are not happy.” – Jack Ma
“A peace talk is always difficult, always complicated.” – Jack Ma
“I don’t want people (in China) to have deep pockets but shallow minds.” – Jack Ma
. “I don’t want to be liked. I want to be respected.” – Jack Ma
“You never know how much can you do in your life.” – Jack Ma
. “You should learn from your competitor, but never copy. Copy and you die.” – Jack Ma
. “It doesn’t matter if I failed. At least I passed the concept on to others. Even if I don’t succeed, someone will succeed.” – Jack Ma
“You’ve to make consumers smart. An e-commerce portal doesn’t sell a product at cheaper rates, instead an offline shop sells it at a costlier prices.” – Jack Ma
“I call myself a blind man riding on a blind tiger.” – Jack Ma
. “We’re never in lack of money. We lack people with dreams, (people) who can die for those dreams.” – Jack Ma
“Never ever compete on prices, instead of competing on services and innovation.” – Jack Ma
“Instead of learning from other people’s success, learn from their mistakes. Most of the people who fail share common reasons(to fail) whereas success can be attributed to various different kinds of reasons.” – Jack Ma
“Intelligent people need the fool to lead them. When the team’s all a bunch of scientists, it is best to have a peasant lead the way. His way of thinking is different. It’s easier to win if you have people seeing things from different perspectives.” – Jack Ma
“If the customer loves you, the government will have to love you.” – Jack Ma
. “Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.” – Jack Ma
. “It’s very difficult to know the outside world, but you know yourself. You know your needs and what you want. If I know myself better, I can change myself to meet the outside world.” – Jack Ma
“You need the right people with you, not the best people.” – Jack Ma
. “You’ve got to make your team have value, innovation, and vision.” – Jack Ma
“We appreciate yesterday, but we’re looking for a better tomorrow.” – Jack Ma
. “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.” – Jack Ma
“Without the internet, there would have been no Jack Ma, and no Alibaba or Taobao.” – Jack Ma
“I’m not a tech guy. I’m looking at the technology with the eyes of my customers, normal people’s eyes.” – Jack Ma
“Never ever do business with the government. Be in love with them, never marry them.” – Jack Ma
7. “My job is to help more people have jobs.” – Jack Ma
“When we have money, we start making mistakes.” – Jack Ma
“We should never finish a 20-year program in two years.” – Jack Ma
“If you’ve never tried, how will you ever know if there’s any chance?” – Jack Ma
“I’m a normal guy.” – Jack Ma
. “If you don’t give up, you still have a chance. Giving up is the greatest failure.” – Jack Ma
“Life is so short, so beautiful. Don’t be so serious about work. Enjoy your lives.” – Jack Ma
. “Opportunity lies in the place where the complaints are.” – Jack Ma
. “When you are small, you have to be very focused and rely on your brain, not your strength.” – Jack Ma
“You never know that the things you’re doing are that meaningful to society.” – Jack Ma
“If we are a good team and know what we want to do, one of us can defeat ten of them.” – Jack Ma
“A leader should have higher grit and tenacity, and be able to endure what the employees can’t.” – Jack Ma