Jack Ma (马云) is Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group, a family of highly successful Internet-based businesses. He is the first mainland Chinese entrepreneur to appear on the cover of Forbes Magazine and ranks as one of the world’s billionaires. His last name Ma means horse in Chineae.
In a recent speech, Jack Ma gave 30 advices for people. Let’s share his wisdom just before the Year of Horse arrives on Jan. 31, 2014.
List the three most important things you want to do every day.
Arrive at work 10 miniutes earlier than others.
Think a few seconds before talking.
Count to 30 before losing you temper.
When not sure what to do, pick the most difficult thing to do.
Give each action item a deadline to finish.
Always sit in the first row.
Observe carefully the people who are ahead of you.
Persist 10 minutes longer than others.
Remember the name of every person around you.
Take on work, even if it is jist cleaning.
Praise others behind their back.
Value everyone around you.
Listen and let other people finish their sentences.
15. 给别人的比别人期望的多一点 。
Deliver a little bit more the expectation.
Praise people before giving criticism.
Always carry a pen and pencil.
Write down your dreams within two minutes after waking up.
List 10 weaknesses of yourself, and try to improve on them one by one.
Wait for one more day before announcing an important decisions after you make it.
Question yourself 5 min before sleep?
Smile on your way to work everyday.
Do not bring work to home.
Have breakfast together with family.
Make new friends through friends.
Read books for half an hour a day.
Set four short term goals and one core goal.
Making money should never be your No. 1 goal in life.
Write down your goals, and read it aloud 10 times every day.