“If we are a good team and know what we want to do, one of us can defeat ten of them.” – Jack Ma
“I don’t want people to have deep pockets but shallow minds.” – Jack Ma
Rather than having small smart tricks to get by, focus on holding on and persevering.
“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
We will make it because we are young and we will never, never give up.
The quality of a good leader therefore is his vision, tenacity, and his capability.
My dream was to set up my own e-commerce company. In 1999, I gathered 18 people in my apartment and spoke to them for two hours about my vision. Everyone put their money on the table, and that got us $60,000 to start Alibaba. I wanted to have a global company, so I chose a global name.