Ali Baba just broke the record for being the largest IPO in the world EVER. Raising $25 Bil, Ali Baba surpassed the Agricultural Bank of China which raised $22 Bil in 2010. The successful IPO also made Jack Ma the richest man in China at the moment.
What made Jack Ma, a former english teacher so successful? It is Jack’s spirit, perseverance and determination that turned Ali Baba into the powerhouse it is today. By watching the short clip below taken from 1999 in Jack Ma’s apartment, you can see how some of the largest dreams start from humble beginnings.
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When he compares, he does not compare to the domestic players, he compares to the top players in the world. When you are determined to create a successful business, you do whatever it takes to get there. You are not content to just clock in normal working hours like everybody else. You have to work harder and longer than anybody else.
You must believe that you have the capability to be as good as the top people in the industry. Dare to dream, dare to compare with the top, that’s the only way you will ever get to the top.