15 Powerful Lessons From Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin, Entrepreneur and Founder of Google, the largest and most successful search engine in the world, shares 15 powerful lessons on business and life.

“Solving big problems is easier than solving little problems.”

“We just want to have great people working for us.”

“Ultimately you want to have the entire world’s knowledge connected directly to your mind.”

“When it’s too easy to get money, then you get a lot of noise mixed in with the real innovation and entrepreneurship. Tough times bring out the best parts of Silicon Valley.”

“I feel there’s an existential angst among young people. I didn’t have that. They see enormous mountains, where I only saw one little hill to climb.”

“We believed we could build a better search. We had a simple idea that not all pages are created equal. Some are more important.”

“We have tried to define precisely what it means to be a force for good – always do the right, ethical thing. Ultimately, ‘Don’t be evil’ seems the easiest way to summarize it.”

“Once you go from 10 people to 100, you already don’t know who everyone is. So at that stage you might as well keep growing, to get the advantages of scale.”

Sergey Brin

“We saw that a thousand results weren’t necessarily as useful as 10 good ones.”

“Obviously everyone wants to be successful, but I want to be looked back on as being very innovative, very trusted and ethical and ultimately making a big difference in the world.”

“To me, this is about preserving history and making it available to everyone.”

“We want Google to be the third half of your brain.”

“Technology is an inherent democratizer. Because of the evolution of hardware and software, you’re able to scale up almost anything. It means that in our lifetime everyone may have tools of equal power.”

“You always hear the phrase, money doesn’t buy you happiness. But I always in the back of my mind figured a lot of money will buy you a little bit of happiness. But it’s not really true.”

“We wouldn’t survive if people didn’t trust us.”

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