Watch Mark Zuckerberg offer business advice entirely in Mandarin
Mark Zuckerberg has shown off his language skills before, but now he’s gone an impressive step further, offering business advice to students in a 20-minute speech in Mandarin at Beijing’s Tsinghua University this week.
Zuckerberg posted the video, which has already been viewed more than 1 million times, on his Facebook page on Saturday. During his remarks, he highlighted three key pieces of business advice: Stay true to your vision, care more than anyone else and fight to stay relevant and ahead of the game.
I just gave my first ever speech in Chinese at Tsinghua University in Beijing — on why you need a strong sense of mission to change the world.This was also my first real speech in any language sharing how I started thinking about Facebook’s mission, what has kept me going through challenging times and what our mission means now looking ahead for our community of 1.5 billion people.This video also has English subtitles and you may find it interesting if you’re thinking about building something or are interested in Facebook’s history.The themes of believing in your mission, caring more deeply than anyone else and always looking ahead are relevant to anything you might build.Last year I joined the board of Tsinghua’s School of Economics and Management. Read more…