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Top 42 Eric Yuan Quotes on Success (ZOOM)

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“The reason why Silicon Valley is a worldwide innovation center is because it is a open culture that embraces diversity. You see people from all over the world. When you have many people from different backgrounds gathered together, that is where innovation comes from.”

Eric Yuan
Empathy, humanity and support for each other is more important than revenue, than growth.
Empathy, humanity and support for each other is more important than revenue, than growth.
Money is not going to bring me happiness.
Money is not going to bring me happiness.

“Company culture is my number one priority. It’s more important than the team, the product, the business model, or the investors. All of those things can be fixed and made better over time. But culture has to be established on Day 1.”

Eric Yuan
My philosophy is, if I can provide a solution that the end user truly enjoys, then I think I have a chance.
My philosophy is, if I can provide a solution that the end user truly enjoys, then I think I have a chance.
The beautiful part of the cloud is, you know, it’s unlimited capacity, in theory.
The beautiful part of the cloud is, you know, it’s unlimited capacity, in theory.

“I told our employees several times, ‘Let’s focus on the end user, let’s focus on committing to society, and focus on the crisis and doing the right thing, show our corporate social responsibility.’ Don’t focus on marketing and sales. That’s horrible culture.”

Eric Yuan
I decided to come to the U.S. in the mid ’90s because the Internet, which I knew was the wave of the future, was red hot here, but hadn’t yet taken off in China.
I decided to come to the U.S. in the mid ’90s because the Internet, which I knew was the wave of the future, was red hot here, but hadn’t yet taken off in China.
I really want to build something to make the world a better place.
I really want to build something to make the world a better place.
Any security issues, you have to be very hands on to really understand what’s the exact problem, and then take quick action.
Any security issues, you have to be very hands on to really understand what’s the exact problem, and then take quick action.

7 Eric Yuan Quotes on Zoom

“Our philosophy at Zoom is to create a company that promotes self-motivation. I have told our managers not to spend too much time motivating employees. You have to create an environment where employees can motivate themselves. That is really important because self-motivation is more sustainable.”

Eric Yuan
Enterprise customers have been working together with us for a long time, they trust us, and we just keep everything open and transparent.
Enterprise customers have been working together with us for a long time, they trust us, and we just keep everything open and transparent.
My journey with Zoom began with a desire for the independence to build something that would make users happy, a true video-first unified communications platform.
My journey with Zoom began with a desire for the independence to build something that would make users happy, a true video-first unified communications platform.
I feel like Zoom is not a part of Zoom anymore. Zoom belongs to the world now.
I feel like Zoom is not a part of Zoom anymore. Zoom belongs to the world now.
I experienced the year 2000 dot com crash and the 2008 financial crisis, and it almost wiped out the company.
I experienced the year 2000 dot com crash and the 2008 financial crisis, and it almost wiped out the company.
If the world misunderstands us, then I don't blame others, it's our problem.
If the world misunderstands us, then I don’t blame others, it’s our problem.
We want to embed Zoom into all workflow applications. That's our direction.
We want to embed Zoom into all workflow applications. That’s our direction.

5 Eric Yuan Quotes on Managing Employees

“I think many businesses will allow their employees to work from home. The main challenge here is how to make sure Zoom will give a better and safer experience to users than compared to that in an office environment.”

Eric Yuan
We do all we can to proactively think about employees, how to care about them.
We do all we can to proactively think about employees, how to care about them.
If your employees are not happy, nothing else at your company will go well.
If your employees are not happy, nothing else at your company will go well.

“Similar to many multinational technology companies, Zoom has operations and employees in China. And like many multinational technology companies, our offices in China are operated by subsidiaries of the U.S. parent company. Our engineers are employed through these subsidiaries. We don’t hide this.”

Eric Yuan
We expect our employees to care about the community, the company, their teammates, customers, and themselves.
We expect our employees to care about the community, the company, their teammates, customers, and themselves.

11 Eric Yuan Quotes on Success in Business

“We really don’t look at our competitors. The market is big. If you focus too much on competitors, you can lose focus on the customer. If we make our customers happier, we are going to win.”

Eric Yuan
We want to hire people who are self-learners.
We want to hire people who are self-learners.
Distributed workforces are most likely to succeed if their culture is one that values and prioritizes face-to-face communications.
Distributed workforces are most likely to succeed if their culture is one that values and prioritizes face-to-face communications.

“We’re learning that, when it comes to enterprise users or otherwise, privacy is very important. Some features might work well for enterprise customers and may not work for consumers. You’ve got to have balance.”

Eric Yuan
We are very committed to listening to our customers’ feedback and making changes to deliver happiness to our users.
We are very committed to listening to our customers’ feedback and making changes to deliver happiness to our users.

“You can work hard and be smart, but you need to think about when you’re going to be part of a startup and build it. You only have so much energy, whether you want to admit it or not.”

Eric Yuan
When I do something, I want to win. If I lose, I feel bad.
When I do something, I want to win. If I lose, I feel bad.

“We should be on the forefront on this focus on justice, and do all we can to care about our community, to care about our society, and to make our communities a much better place.”

Eric Yuan
Even if I have no energy and I’m so tired, I don’t give up.
Even if I have no energy and I’m so tired, I don’t give up.

“Being a solo founder allows you to move quickly – when you’re going up against massive, entrenched competitors, you need to maximize speed and agility. Having just one person at the top allows for faster decision making.”

Eric Yuan
We don't spend a lot of money to sell the product.
We don’t spend a lot of money to sell the product.

5 Eric Yuan Quotes on Technology

“Social networking like Facebook or Twitter is very popular, but one thing I have found is that the more social networking tools you are using, the more alone you feel.”

Eric Yuan
Coronavirus has completely changed how people think about where or how you should work.
Coronavirus has completely changed how people think about where or how you should work.

“When it comes to working from home, when it comes to video conferencing, it’s got to work. Anytime you want to meet someone, the quality has got to be good, very reliable. Otherwise, you’ve scheduled a very important meeting with a customer – oh my God, if the audio is choppy, the video doesn’t work, you’re not going to try it anymore.”

Eric Yuan
Millennials grew up realizing that they can get the job done without having to go to the office.
Millennials grew up realizing that they can get the job done without having to go to the office.
The smartphone created a huge economy, the cloud created a huge economy.
The smartphone created a huge economy, the cloud created a huge economy.

4 Eric Yuan Quotes About Life

“My beloved father passed away just two months after I told him I was going to start a company. Whenever I make progress in my career, I wish I could share the news with my father.”

Eric Yuan
The harshest criticism may be the best words you ever hear.
The harshest criticism may be the best words you ever hear.
My biggest worry is that sometimes you know the problem, but you don't do anything about it until it gets too big to be fixed.
My biggest worry is that sometimes you know the problem, but you don’t do anything about it until it gets too big to be fixed.
I don’t mind working long hours, because I enjoy doing that. The way to make myself happy is to work long hours.
I don’t mind working long hours, because I enjoy doing that. The way to make myself happy is to work long hours.

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