During his guest appearance on Voice, a well-known weekly program produced by China Central Television, Wang Jianlin gave a keynote speech entitled “Perseverance is the Key to Success” and answered questions from an audience of university students.
In his speech, he shared stories of his upbringing illustrating this maxim with insightful personal anecdotes and the history of Wanda Group.
Here is what he had to say:
“I was asked to set the topic for this talk today and have settled on ‘success requires perseverance.’ I was only 15 or 16 when, in 1970, I did my military service. 1970 was the year when Chairman Mao issued the ‘24 November’ instruction, ...