Leadership Exposed: Things You Thought You Knew About Leadership

Much has been written about leadership: rules, pointers, styles, and biographies of inspiring leaders throughout world history. But there are certain leadership ideas that we ourselves fail to recognize and realize in the course of reading books. Here is a short list of things you thought you knew about leadership. 1. Leaders come in different […]

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How To Be A Business Success

Through observing business people who have been successful, and how they achieved their success, I have concluded that there are a number of factors that must be present for business success to occur. As I like to keep things simple, these success factors can be condensed into a formula. It is: Success = Startup Business […]

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Why Leadership Is So Important To Your Business Success

In our competitive world today, leadership skills are crucial to any successful business. What is leadership? Leadership is commonly used to refer to activities such as conducting, guiding, or directing people; initiating activity. However, leadership is also used to refer to someone who is a leader. How can leadership be applied in so many ways […]

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Betting On Jack Ma: Three Keys to Alibaba’s Success

The Alibaba Group IPO has all of Wall Street enthralled as the company hits the New York Stock Exchange. Little wonder, as this is a company of superlatives. The offering is set to be the largest tech IPO ever with more than $20 billion of stock for sale. Six lead underwriters, 160 bankers, over 300 […]

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How Alibaba’s Jack Ma Became the Richest Man in China

English teacher and Internet entrepreneur Jack Ma founded Alibaba 15 years ago in his tiny apartment in Hanzhou, China. On Friday, Ma became the richest man in China on the heels of the biggest IPO in U.S. and possibly world history. With a market cap of $231 billion, the online retailer is nearly as valuable […]

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5 Life Lessons From Alibaba Founder Jack Ma

China’s richest man explains how to lead a successful life. Jack Ma, one of Alibaba’s founders, spoke Tuesday at a panel discussion at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York about money, philanthropy and his vision for China. But Ma, now the executive chairman of Alibaba, also disclosed several nuggets of wisdom about how he’s […]

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JACK MA’S TOP 10 RULES FOR SUCCESS

THE FOLLOWING ARE JACK MA TOP TEN RULES FOR SUCCESS: 1. GET USED TO REJECTION. You must first get used to rejection and you must understand that it is not the end. Jack Ma applied for a job at many different places including KFC and the Police Department but he was always rejected. He was […]

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‘Alibaba: The House that Jack Ma Built’, by Duncan Clark

In 1999, Duncan Clark gained bragging rights that any long-time China hand would relish today: the former Morgan Stanley investment banker turned business consultant was given the chance to visit the lakeside apartment of Jack Ma. The flat was the nucleus of a new company that Ma had named Alibaba a few months before, saying […]

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Billionaire Jack Ma teaches you how to be successful in life and business

Billionaire Jack Ma, the founder and ex-CEO of Alibaba Group, as well as one of the most successful Chinese Internet entrepreneurs, shares his wealth of experiences. Jack Ma: The mistake I regretted the most In 2001, I made a mistake. I told 18 of my fellow comrades whom embarked on the entrepreneurship journey with me […]

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