Jack Ma Quotes
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A lot of people complain about yesterday. We have no power to change yesterday. But this very day, 30 years later, is what we can control and decide. Change yourself, take baby steps, and stay determined for ten years. I thank the times of change and everyone’s complaints. Because when everyone is complaining, that is your chance, an opportunity. It’s only in times of change that someone can be clear of what he has and wants, and what he needs to give up.
The customer is number one, the employee is number two and the shareholder is number three. If the customer is happy, the business is happy, and the shareholders are happy.
No matter what your current condition, how or where you grew up, or what education or training you feel you lack, you can be successful in your chosen endeavor. It is spirit, fortitude, and hardiness that matter more than where you start.
If you've never tried, how will you ever know if there's any chance?
I believe in two principles: Your attitude is more important than your capabilities. Similarly, your decision is more important than your capabilities!
I always tell myself that we are born here not to work, but to enjoy life. We are here to make things better for one another.
The opportunities that everyone cannot see are the real opportunities.
If there are nine rabbits on the ground, if you want to catch one, just focus on one.
When people think too highly of you, you have the responsibility to calm down and be yourself.
The world needs new leadership, but the new leadership is about working together.
Try to find the right people, not the best people.
If you view everyone as your enemies then everyone around you will be enemies.
30% of all people will never believe you. Do not allow your colleagues and employees to work for you. Instead, let them work for a common goal.
A good boss is better than a good company.
A leader should be visionary and have more foresight than an employee.
A leader should incentivize, but not with money. You give trust, respect, appreciation, and correct, heartfelt advice.
It doesn’t matter how wealthy or powerful you are, if you can’t enjoy the sunshine, you can’t be truly happy.
I come to this world not to work, but to enjoy this life. I don’t want to die in my office, I want to die on the beaches.
China is opening, opening the door. And internet is the best way to let the people understand what’s happening outside.
Of course, you’re not happy when people say ‘no.’ Have a good sleep, wake up, and try again.
Today is difficult, tomorrow is much more difficult, but the day after tomorrow is beautiful. Most people die tomorrow evening.
If you have different mindset, you will have a different outcome.
Before I’m 50 years old, my job is making money. After I’m 50 years old, my job is spending money, helping others, because you can’t spend all that money.
On the path to success, you will notice that the successful ones are not whiners, nor do they complain often.
In my life, it’s not how much we’ve achieved, it’s how much we’ve gone through the tough days.
Philanthropy is not about helping others, it’s about helping yourself. When you change, the world changes.
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.
Don’t hire the most qualified, hire the craziest.
As entrepreneurs, if you’re not optimistic, you’re in trouble. So the people I choose, they have to be optimistic.
Success and profitability are outcome of focusing on customers and employees, not objectives.
I always find people smarter than I am. Then my job is to make sure smart people can work together. Stupid people can work together easily, smart people can’t.
I do everything to make sure my customer is happy, my employee is happy, society is healthy. I would focus on customers, I would focus on not making money, I would focus on making values.
I know nothing about technology, I know nothing about marketing, I know nothing about (the legal) stuff. I only know about people.
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.
Leadership is your instinct, then it’s your training. Leaders are always positive, they never complain.
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.
Intelligent people need a 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.
It’s very difficult to know the outside world, but you know yourself. You know your need and what you want. If I know myself better, I can change myself to meet the outside world.
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.
A peace talk is always difficult, always complicated.
You never know how much can you do in your life.
You never know that the things you’re doing are that meaningful to society.
We should never finish a 20 year program in two years.
If you don’t give up, you still have a chance. Giving up is the greatest failure.
Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.
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.
We’re never in lack of money. We lack people with dreams, (people) who can die for those dreams.
A leader should have higher grit and tenacity, and be able to endure what the employees can’t.
I’m a normal guy.
I’m not a tech guy. I’m looking at the technology with the eyes of my customers, normal people’s eyes.
When we have money, we start making mistakes.
If the customer loves you, the government will have to love you.
You need the right people with you, not the best people.
Never ever compete on prices, instead compete on services and innovation.
I don’t want people to have deep pockets but shallow minds.
Today, making money is very simple. But making sustainable money while being responsible to the society and improving the world is very difficult.
Life is so short, so beautiful. Don’t be so serious about work. Enjoy the lives.
You should learn from your competitor, but never copy. Copy and you die.
Without internet, there would have been no Jack Ma, and no Alibaba or Taobao.
Never Ever Compete On Prices, Instead Of Competing On Services And Innovation.