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Jack Ma is a well-known Chinese entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist.

Jack Ma, one of the world's wealthiest persons, is a co-founder of the Alibaba Group. He transformed this company into the world's most valuable technological enterprise.

Alibaba Group raised more than $25 billion before it went public on the New York Stock Exchange. Alibaba is a group now with a $530 billion market value that deals in e-commerce, artificial intelligence, retail, technology, the internet, and online payment gateways.

Jack Ma has been promoting philanthropy, environmental concerns, and developing the next group of business leaders and entrepreneurs since leaving Alibaba Group. If you want to succeed as an entrepreneur, you should follow his advice. Working hard, getting an education, making connections, and never giving up on your dreams are the keys to success.

The following Jack Ma quotes about business, leadership, success and entrepreneurship will motivate you to reach your goals.

Business Quotes By Jack Ma

You'll be motivated to enhance your career by reading this collection of Jack Ma quotes regarding business and employment prospects.

"If you want to grow, find a good opportunity. Today, if you want to be a great company, think about what social problem you could solve."

"As entrepreneurs, if you're not optimistic, you're in trouble. So the people I choose, they have to be optimistic."

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

"If you’ve never tried, how will you ever know if there’s any chance?"

"I'm not a tech guy. I'm looking at the technology with the eyes of my customers, normal people’s eyes."

"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."

"Never deceive others, in business or in life. In 1995, I was deceived by four companies—four companies that are now closed. A company cannot go far by deceit."

"If you want your business to succeed, it is critical to appoint enough female leaders."

"My favorite movie is 'Forrest Gump'. He said nobody makes money catching whales, people make money catching shrimps. So we serve small business."

"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."

"Reading can give you a good head start; this is often what your peers cannot obtain. Compared to others, readers are more likely to know other industries' strategies and tactics."

Jack Ma Quotes About Leadership

If you have a strategy, and leadership abilities, you can become wealthy, famous, and powerful. Find some amazing Jack Ma quotes about leadership here.

"A peace talk is always difficult, always complicated."

"A leader should never compare his technical skills with his employees."

"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."

"In the 21st century, no matter whoever you are or whatever your organization is, you should not pursue size and power. You should be good. Kindness is the strongest power."

 "If you want your life to be simple, you shouldn't be a leader."

"A leader should have higher grit and tenacity, and be able to endure what the employees can't."

"Women balance the logic and the instinct. I would say this is the 'secret sauce' of the company. Men think about themselves more; women think about others more."

"A good boss is better than a good company."

"I hate to hire people who come as experts because there’s no experts of future, they’re always experts of yesterday.”

"A leader should incentivize, but not with money. You give trust, respect, appreciation, and correct, heartfelt advice."

“There are no best people. The best people are always in your company, you train them to become best."

"I don't want people to have deep pockets but shallow minds."

"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."

"Opportunity lies in the place where the complaints are."

"Leadership is your instinct, then it's your training. Leaders are always positive, they never complain."

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

(Interesting facts about Jack Ma quotes reveal that his quotes motivate you to be the greatest version of yourself and to pursue your dreams.)

Entrepreneurship Quotes From Jack Ma

Jack Ma is one of the world's richest men, a true rags-to-riches tale. Read some interesting Jack Ma quotes about entrepreneurship here.

"I call myself a blind man riding on a blind tiger."

"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."

"You should always have the dream you saw on the first day. It'll keep you motivated and rescue you from any weak thoughts."

"Hire as many young people as possible, because they are never scared. We make wrong decisions, we make the wrong policies, we kill their future. So trust the young people. Trust the small business. Build (an) environment, build the ecosystem for them. This is our future."

"Players should never fight. A real businessman or entrepreneur has no enemies. Once he understands this, the sky's the limit."

"When everybody else believe it you have no chance. When only few people believe it, you believe it, you prove it, that’s your chance."

"When you have one million dollars, you’re a lucky person. When you have 10 million dollars, you’ve got trouble, a lot of headaches. When you have more than one billion dollars, or a hundred million dollars, that’s a responsibility you have – it’s the trust of people on you, because people believe you can spend money better than the others."

"The next 30 years are going to be critical for the world. Make the technology inclusive, make the world change. Pay attention to those people who are 30 years old. Those are the internet generation. They will change the world."

"A great opportunity is often hard to be explained clearly; things that can be explained clearly are often not the best opportunities."

Jack Ma Quotes About Success

You now have a fresh outlook on how to accomplish your objectives after reading these Jack Ma quotes about success.

"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."

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

"Luck is very important. Of course, you can't wait for luck, because it won't come. While you start a journey, luck may eventually come to you." 

"No matter how smart you are, you will encounter mistakes."

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

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

"As a young boy - even today - I never thought I would be here. When I look back, every problem I met when I was a kid benefited me."

"I think everybody can be successful if you really try hard."

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

"The very important thing you should have is patience."

"If you want to be successful, learn from the other people’s mistakes, don’t learn from the successful stories."

"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 machines can do things better, we have to change the way we teach. The key things are value, believing, independent thinking, teamwork, care for others, making sure humans are different from machines."

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

"There's an examination for young people to go to university. I failed it three times. I failed a lot. So I applied to 30 different jobs and got rejected. I went for a job with the police; they said, 'You're no good'. I even went to KFC when it came to my city. Twenty-four people went for the job."

"If you want to be successful tomorrow, it’s impossible. If you want to be successful a year later, it’s impossible. But if you want to win 10 years later, you have a chance."

"Last century, people competed with muscle. This century, it's not muscle, it's wisdom. If a person wants to be successful he should have a high EQ. If he doesn't want to lose quickly, he should have a high IQ, but if he wants to be respected, he should have a high LQ, the Q of love."

"I come to this world not to work, but to enjoy life. I don't want to die in my office, I want to die on the beaches."

"The lessons I learned from the dark days at Alibaba are that you've got to make your team have value, innovation, and vision."

"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."

"In my life, it's not how much we've achieved, it's how much we've gone through the tough days."

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