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Natural evolution

Those choosing to leave Google will go on to create the next breakthroughs in innovation. Without this entrepreneurial drive, our civilization and our technology would not be where it is today.

By Cleve Francis | December 6, 2010; 04:27 PM ET | Comments (0)

Is loyalty dead?

To quote Dwight Schrute from "The Office:" 'Look, I'm all about loyalty. ... But if there were somewhere else that valued loyalty more highly, I'm going wherever they value loyalty the most.'

By Allison Miner | December 6, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

Shape Your Success

For many, Google still remains one of the coolest companies on the planet. Is it going to lose some hot-shot engineers? Of course. Will some very bright people take their place? You bet.

By Jennifer Tucker | December 6, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Behemothian Rhapsody

If you consider freedom and creativity more important than stability, then yes, there's plenty of opportunity. But the truth is that most people are not risk takers.

By Garrison Wynn | December 6, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

Lessons of aged icons

Deep in the roots of every great corporate success story lurks the DNA of entropy and the possibility of failure.

By Patricia McGuire | December 6, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Self-selected success

The workers leaving Google are doing themselves and the company a favor. Success happens for both a company and an individual when there is a match between an employee's values and a company's culture.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | December 6, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Grow and stay hungry

Competition, challenge and perpetual threat -- intellectual or physical -- keeps us relevant, professionally sharp and a little bit hungry.

By Hile Rutledge | December 6, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

A time for everything

Now that I am in my 40s, I look back at how hard I worked in my 20s and know I could never work those hours again.

By Kristina Bouweiri | August 10, 2010; 05:03 PM ET | Comments (1)

Annoyingly successful

Compulsive behavior, coupled with a lack of satisfaction in their accomplishments, is the driving force that keeps many entrepeneurs' businesses growing.

By Garrison Wynn | August 9, 2010; 10:17 AM ET | Comments (0)

Risk -- and reward

Today my time is much more integrated with my life. My efforts are an extension of all that I care about. But to be fair, there is more at risk.

By Seth Kahan | August 9, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

Bossing the boss

I was also not very good at being a subordinate staffer. I wanted more freedom. Landing the college presidency -- was a perfect solution. Free, at last! Well, not quite.

By Patricia McGuire | August 9, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (3)

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