Why Sometimes Even Google Can Hold a Guy Back

Sometimes even good jobs at good companies aren’t enough. The best people often want to pursue their own vision. Take ex-Googler Gabor Cselle, for example.

A job at Google is so widely coveted that how-to books have been written about landing one, yet Gabor Cselle last week up and walked away from a good gig there … for the third time in eight years.

His reason for the latest departure, which I am stripping of its important context for now, boils down to this: He’d rather “make things that people want” than “make things that Larry wants.” Larry being Google CEO Larry Page, of course.

For the full story, read Paul McNamara’s post on NetworkWorld here.