The Gospel of 10x

Google cofounder Larry Page has access to the same 24 hours each day as everyone else. Yet somehow he's managed to build the second most valuable company in the world and accumulate a personal fortune worth $37 billion.

Here's some insight into why:

Larry Page lives by the gospel of 10x.

The way Page sees it, a 10 percent improvement means that you’re basically doing the same thing as everybody else. You probably won’t fail spectacularly, but you are guaranteed not to succeed wildly.

That means he isn’t satisfied with discovering a couple of hidden efficiencies or tweaking code to achieve modest gains. Thousand-percent improvement requires rethinking problems entirely, exploring the edges of what’s technically possible, and having a lot more fun in the process.

This is a long one, but it's worth saving to Instapaper or Pocket for later — a truly inspiring read.

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