March 2011 archive

Larry Ellison Interview

Looking back on your childhood, can you see the Larry Ellison of today taking root when you were young?

Larry Ellison: I don’t think my personality has changed much since I was five years old. The most important aspect of my personality, as far as determining my success goes, has been my questioning conventional wisdom, doubting the experts, and questioning authority. While that can be very painful in relationships with your parents and teachers, it’s enormously useful in life.

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