What do you do when you fail an examination three times, get rejected for all 30 jobs you applied for, even for the job as the policeman, you are rejected. And, after all that when you go to KFC for a job all 23 people are accepted except you. If this is not the worst luck, then what is. But what you do after that is your defining moment. This all was not fictional, this happened to Jack Ma.
All his life he struggled and today he is the richest man of China. He went to found the e-commerce giant Alibaba whose market value in 2018 stood at US$527 billion. He is a leader, a business magnate and one of the most powerful people in the world.
Read Jack Ma’s inspiring quotes –
“When you are small, you have to be very focused and rely on your brain, not your strength.”
“Don’t let others limit you.”
“Everybody should have a dream.”
“You need the right people with you, not the best people.”
“If the customer loves you, the government will have to love you.”
“Instead of learning from other people’s success, learn from their mistakes. Most of the people who fail share common reasons whereas success can be attributed to various different kinds of reasons.”
“You never know how much can you do in your life.”
“I don’t want to be liked. I want to be respected.”
“Opportunity lies in the place where the complaints are.”
“I’m not a tech guy. I’m looking at the technology with the eyes of my customers, normal people’s eyes.”
“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.”
“Today is cruel. Tomorrow is crueller. And the day after tomorrow is beautiful.”
“You should learn from your competitor, but never copy. Copy and you die.”