Ideas larger than oneself

A phrase in a recent article has stuck with me:

ideas that are larger than itself

This is in reference to Google. But I think this applies personally as well. Are you motivated by and interested in ideas that are larger than you? This is a key differentiator on a number of points including collaboration, open source, faith, growth, learning, improvement, and humility. The alternative is NIH (not invented here syndrome), closed systems, gatekeeping, and pride.

We probably all have a little work to do …