How to say "the early bird catches the worm" in mandarin chinese pinyin?
A similar proverbial expression in chinese/pinyin is "jié zú xiān dēng (捷足先登, the swift-footed arrive first)".
Most of the people like my parents in China are early birds. They believe that the early bird catches the worm. They think that a person who gets up early in the morning for work has the best chance of success.
Ever since I was a young boy, I have heard this proverb, my parents told me that this saying means that those who act more quickly than others are the ones most likely to achieve success or get what they want.
As an early bird in China market, Many famous big company groups like Walmart, GE, Motolora, Intel, Dell already have significant investment in China, and made China the important market in its global strategy.
China have a magnetic, broad market and will become even more open in the 21st century. Now is your chance, as an early bird you'd better learn mandarin chinese from now on. The more you know about China, the more you can catch the worms.