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“It’s not about the money or connections. It’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone when it comes to your business. And if it fails, you learn from what happened and do a better job next time.” – Mark Cuban
Many people still hold the belief that it’s all about money and connections: According to a Pew Research poll in 2011, 46% of Americans believe they wealthy got wealthy “because they were born with money or they knew the right people.” On the other hand, only 43% believe that “hard work, ambition, or educations” are the reasons the rich got rich.
However, most studies have shown that two-thirds of today’s millionaires consist of hardworking and passionate people who belong to the middle-class families. Surprisingly, more Americans still have the belief that the rich owe their fortunes to their parents or elite social circles rather than hard work, ambition, and education! And despite the growing number of billionaires under 40 who started off as ordinary people, this skeptical view is most pronounced by people between the ages of 18 and 34.
The quote reminds us that success is not solely determined by financial resources or connections, but rather by the effort and dedication put into building and growing a business.
Mark Cuban is a businessman, investor and television personality who is widely recognized as one of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time. He is the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, a professional basketball team, and has made many successful investments in technology companies. He is also a shark on the popular television show Shark Tank, where he provides funding and guidance to entrepreneurs and startups.
Cuban’s rise to success was not without its challenges. He started his career working in the computer industry, where he quickly realized that the key to success was the willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies. He was able to leverage his knowledge and experience to start his own software company, MicroSolutions, which he later sold for $6 million.
He later founded Broadcast.com, an internet radio company, which he sold to Yahoo for $5.7 billion in 1999. This was one of the largest internet acquisitions of the time, and it made Mark Cuban one of the wealthiest men in America.
Cuban is known for his relentless work ethic and his ability to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to technology and business. He is also known for his willingness to take risks, and he has been successful in part because he’s not afraid to fail. He has stated that he has learned more from his failures than his successes, and that if he fails, he will do a better job next time.
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