Jack Ma Quotes

Forget about your competitors, just focus on your customers.

Find the right people, not the best people.

A leader should never compare his technical skills with his employee’s.

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

Always let your employees come to work with a smile.

What starting your company means: you will lose your stable income, your right to apply for a leave of absence, and your right to get a bonus. However, it also means your income will no longer be limited, you will use your time more effectively, and you will no longer need to beg for favors from people anymore.

Even if your competitor is still small in size or weak, you should take him seriously and treat him as a giant. Likewise, even if your competitor is massive in size, you shouldn’t regard yourself as a weakling.

The most unreliable thing in this world is human relationships.

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.

The opportunities that everyone cannot see are the real opportunities.

Adopt and change before any major trends or changes.

If you have a different mindset, you will have a different outcome: if you make different choices from your peers, your life will then be different from your peers.

Rather than having small smart tricks to get by, focus on holding on and persevering.

A leader should have higher endurance and ability to accept and embrace failure.

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. [/su_note

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

“If Alibaba doesn’t get bigger and more successful than Walmart or Microsoft, I will regret it for the rest of my life. Our predecessors invested in us, it is therefore our (this generation’s) responsibilities to do better than them.”

Every technological revolution takes about 50 years.

The most important thing is to make the technology inclusive – make the world change. Next, pay attention to those people who are 30 years old, because those are the internet generation. They will change the world; they are the builders of the world.

Our philosophy is that we want to be an ecosystem. Our philosophy is to empower others to sell, empower others to service, making sure the other people are more powerful than us. With our technology, our innovation, our partners – 10 million small business sellers – they can compete with Microsoft and IBM.

Rather than having small smart tricks to get by, focus on holding on and persevering.