Larry Page’s Success Secrets

Instead of trying to gather information and keep users at Google, they built a search engine that would allow users to find what they were looking for, and quickly go elsewhere. This filled a need that is obvious now that Google is so successful. Part of the lesson here is to think in new and creative ways. If you can find a way to serve many people in a new way, you have a formula for success on your hands. The pace of living and doing business is changing faster now than ever before. The rapid pace of change is actually due, in part, to Larry Page, among others. This is a lesson about adaptability. If you can see the next big thing on the horizon, and adapt to it, you can ride the wave to prosperity. Google has a simple company mantra; “Don’t be evil.” The leaders of Google maintain their integrity and moral thinking, and make it part of their corporate culture. Page says, “Our users trust Google’s objectivity and no short-term gain could ever justify breaching that trust.” This determination to do things well and with principle has led to their gaining the trust of vast numbers of people. Page’s company places a premium on true excellence. “Always deliver more than expected. Google does not accept being the best as an endpoint, but a starting point.” This point about standards is a major insight. Don’t just do things, do them well. Do them better than anyone else. And then surpass your own mark. With that kind of mindset, it would be impossible not to succeed, and...

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