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Pierre Omidyar Quotes

If you can get over this initial distrust that people have of strangers, you can do remarkable things.
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In February of 1996, about six months after I created eBay, I started receiving a spate of complaints. Everyone was complaining about each other. I felt very much like I was a parent who had to adjudicate the brothers beating each other up.

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Everyone is born equally capable but lacks equal opportunity.

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If you can get over this initial distrust that people have of strangers, you can do remarkable things.

— Pierre Omidyar

A lot of people don't just go ahead and try things.

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Long-term sustainable change happens if people discover their own power.

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Companies in Silicon Valley invest a lot in understanding their users and what drives user engagement.

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What makes eBay successful - the real value and the real power at eBay - is the community. It's the buyers and sellers coming together and forming a marketplace.

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My parents made me believe I could do anything I wanted to do. They were really into empowering me.

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Technologists come at a problem from the point of view that the system is working a certain way, and if I engage in that system and actually change the rules of the system, I can make it work a different way.

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When you don't know what to expect, prepare for the unexpected.

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You'll fail at some things - that's a learning experience that you need so that you can take that on to the next experience. What you learn from those challenges and those failures are what will get you past the next ones ... I was the pretty consistent bull and the cheerleader on eBay actually.

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We believe people are basically good. We believe everyone has something to contribute. We encourage you to treat others the way that you want to be treated.

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We believe that business can be a tool for social good.

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I started eBay as an experiment, as a side hobby basically, while I had my day job.

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