He’s an Indian/American businessman listed by Forbes magazine as a billionaire. He made his early fortune as one of the co-founders of Sun Microsystems. He has an estimated net worth of US $1.5 billion. He’s Vinod Khosla and here are his Top 10 Rules for Success.

Vinod Khosla read about the founding of Intel at the age of 14, and this inspired him to pursue technology as a career. He co-founded, and served as the first chairman and CEO of Sun Microsystems from 1982 to 1984. He formed his own venture capital firm, Khosla Ventures in 2004.

Here are his top 10 rules for success-

1. Be persistent
2. Keep innovating
3. Add value
4. Have the guts to follow your beliefs
5. Try and fail, but don’t fail to try
6. Transcend what’s traditional
7. Shake things up
8. Build a great team
9. Dare to be great
10. Be brutally honest

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  1. And rule #11, don’t immigrate to a country, become a billionaire there and then try and close off public access to its coastal areas just because you basically forgot where you came from, literally and figuratively.

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