Tales of triumph, relentless entrepreneurialism, and incredible accomplishments born of sheer tenacity of purpose, have lit a fire in the hearts of business people across the African continent.
None more so than the success story of Patrice Motsepe, an African mining magnate, born to a school teacher, who rose to high ranks within in a private organisation, and set out to exploit a golden opportunity erupting in the South African mining industry that very few had the vision to see. Motsepe’s undeniable thirst for success led him to become the first black billionaire in December 2008, in honour of his success we look at his top 5 quotes about success!
“One has to set high standards… I can never be happy with mediocre performance.”
“All our businesses comprise of the best money can buy my policy is hire the best and pay them well.”
“My parents insisted that we should always be respectful, never forget where we come from and that what we are part of the challenges facing our people.”
“Education is at the heart of achieving your dreams!”
“Don’t look back, you’re not going that way.”
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