Sept. 8 (Bloomberg) -- In this clip from 1999, Jack Ma delivers a speech to 17 friends in his apartment to introduce Alibaba and lay out his plan to compete with U.S. internet titans. For more, check out "Crocodile in the Yangtze: The Alibaba Story," premiering on Bloomberg Television Monday Sept. 8 at 9pm EDT.
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He said it, he did it. Alibaba si the World's largest retailer. This is a fine example of a man focused on an objective. While not labeled as so, and given how he is now, this is one of the most genuine and authentic motivational speeches i have ever listened to. His work ethic and discipline must be outstanding. Props to the man.
What would be funny is if those people sitting around him actually were 3rd generation Americans and don't understand a word he's saying. They are gathered around him like that because he looks funny. But he doesn't know any of this.
One of em is gonna go: "Was he talking to us this whole time?"
Fuck the college degree.. They are certificate that you will have to go in jail. In India we use to call that private job security. Fuckk
Ask your self what you wanna be
Nd wt hav you become. MAY BE THIS WILL OPEN u up. 1 thing to the fresh higher secondry student. If u love to fry fish. Fry it. Don't let anyone interfere. Just Fuckk them with ur words.personal advice.
Work smarter, not harder. 🤔 Maybe it's a combination. But if your hard work leads you to a unhappy and unhealthy place, it's not the right way. Not for some tech that will just make people addicted and distracted.
Jack Ma is a great entrepreneur but much of his success are overestimate. A few years into building Alibaba, Jack Ma did what he promised in this video, he opened a big office in the US and it failed miserably. After winning Ebay, he cited that they won because they knew the market better but what likely to had happened was the Chinese government backup Alibaba. Today, Alibaba is used as a government tool to supervise its citizen and censor what is harmful to the Communist Party. Don't believe me? Just think how in the world China is still using Baidu but not Google despite Google being a superior product. You know which countries don't use Google? North Korea, Iran, Syria to name a few. Yes, Jack Ma and his company won the domestic market but they never truly win the global market. Their extraordinary success comes mainly from the fact that China has over 1 billion users and the government pretty much want its citizen to use only 1 platform for easier censorship, which is Alibaba.
You can work just 4 days a week and 6 hours a day and still be very successful. It's not about how much you work, it's about what you do. Understanding this is why Europe and America industrialised fast and countries like China are still making counterfeit goods in sweat shops.
you know what? he reminds me of my goal, my dream.
When I was 16 or 18, I only knew HID products like Taobao and Alipay(Taobao is like Ebay and Alipay is like Paypal)
And now, there so many services THEY provide, like what I am using now, the Aliyun, or Alibaba-Cloud