- Pick your battles.
- But when the battles pick you, be humble. Don’t esteem yourself more highly than you are
- The battle-field is more of a school than a killing field
- Learners are winners
- Life is a marathon, not a dash
Did anyone miss the news that Jack Ma has increased his worth by over $2b, in spite of the overhang of the big fine? Can anyone fault the sense and sensibility embedded in these lines from the company’s recent letter on the incident: “Alibaba would not have achieved our growth without sound government regulation and service… For this, we are full of gratitude and respect.”