Weekend Reading: Google's Eric Schmidt on How To Reach 'Business Nirvana'

October 17, 2014

Whether it’s self-driving cars, Google Glass, the latest Android phone, or digital maps, Google has established itself as one of the most formidable tech giants in history. How did they do it? Look no further than to Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt himself, who has shared his top lessons learned during his decade at Google, in his SlideShare "How Google Works."

Among his advice for reaching "business nirvana": It's best to work in small teams; listen to the lab coats, not the suits; and have fluid plans with stable foundations. Here's all he has to share:

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The Future of Google Glass

Google Glass has received no shortage of press -- from complaints about its intrusive nature to the benefits it provides in the operating room. There’s another use case, too: the classroom. CMO at Extreme Networks Vala Afshar shares 14 ways to use Google Glass in education:

The Billions Behind Google

In January, Google acquired Nest Labs for $3.2 billion. Indeed, the company has never been one to shy away from making pricey acquisitions. Take a look at the 10 most expensive buys Google made before 2012:

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