Updated: Jul 28
Birth: July 31, 1958, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
According to Forbes, one of the most prestigious publications in the business world, Mark Cuban is among the richest names in America with a fortune of $ 4.1 billion. Mark Cuban, who owes his fortune to the agreements he made throughout his life, is famous for selling Broadcast.com for $ 5.7 billion, purchasing Dallas Mavericks and investments in the program called Shark Tank.
Mark Cuban started his career by selling software to "Your Business Software" in the early 1980s.
Mark Cuban, who founded his own company under the name "Microsolutions" in 1982, sold this company eight years later and generated a net income of 2 million dollars from this agreement. But the commercial move that made the name of Mark Cuban in the business world came years later. This company, which started broadcasting life as Audionet and later named Broadcast.com, served in the field of internet radio broadcasting, made Cuban showcase.
In 1995, Mark Cuban took the company under his auspices and changed the broadcast schedule of the site, including many important sports events, political statements, conferences and other important events into the stream.
In 1999, Yahoo acquired Broadcast.com for $ 5.7 billion and he generated a net income of $ 1 billion.
“Because if you’re prepared and you know what it takes. It’s not a risk. You just have to figure out how to get there. There is always a way to get there.” /Mark Cuban
“It’s not whom you know. It’s not how much money you have. It’s very simple. It’s whether or not you have the edge and have the guts to use it” /Mark Cuban
“It’s called working your ass off.” /Mark Cuban
“It’s always better if you’re honest with yourself and anticipate where the problems could come from” /Mark Cuban
“In sports, the only thing you can control is effort. The same applies to business. The only thing any entrepreneur, salesperson or anyone in any position can control is their effort” /Mark Cuban
“There is no sport as competitive as business.” /Mark Cuban
“Learn to sell. In business you’re always selling – to your prospects, investors and employees. To be the best salesperson put yourself in the shoes of the person to whom you are selling. Don’t sell your product. Solve their problem” /Mark Cuban
“Perfectionism is the enemy of profitability.” /Mark Cuban
“Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take everything away from you” /Mark Cuban
“I still work hard to know my business. I’m continuously looking for ways to improve all my companies, and I’m always selling. Always.” /Mark Cuban
“Wherever I see people doing something the way it’s always been done, the way it’s ‘supposed’ to be done, following the same old trends, well, that’s just a big red flag to me to go look somewhere else” /Mark Cuban
“Always wake up with a smile knowing that today you are going to have fun accomplishing what others are too afraid to do.” /Mark Cuban
“I’ve learned that it doesn’t matter how many times you failed. You only have to be right once.” /Mark Cuban
“Watching the best taught me how to run my businesses.” /Mark Cuban
“It’s not about 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
“Relaxing is for the other guy” /Mark Cuban
“Money is a scoreboard where you can rank how you’re doing against other people.” /Mark Cuban
“I wouldn’t be where I am now if I didn’t fail a lot. The good, the bad, it’s all part of the success equation.” /Mark Cuban
“The edge is knowing people think you’re crazy, and they’re right, but you don’t care what they think” /Mark Cuban
“You have to figure out what works for you” /Mark Cuban
“One thing we can all control is effort. Put in the time to become an expert in whatever you’re doing. It will give you an advantage because most people don’t do this.” /Mark Cuban
“Don’t start a company unless it’s an obsession and something you love. If you have an exit strategy, it’s not an obsession.” /Mark Cuban
“I had to kick myself in the ass and recommit to getting up early, staying up late and consuming anything I possibly could to get an edge” /Mark Cuban
“What I’ve learned in these 11 years is you got to stay focused and believe in yourself and trust your own ability and judgment.” /Mark Cuban
“Do we know what we are designed to be or do we find out through experience” /Mark Cuban
“Customers want to see that you have other customers.” /Mark Cuban
“In business, to be a success, you only have to be right once” /Mark Cuban
“I’m always afraid of failing. It’s great motivation to work harder.” /Mark Cuban
“Always ask yourself how someone could preempt your product or service” /Mark Cuban
“There is very little knowledge that can’t be obtained through effort.” /Mark Cuban