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Impatient optimist : Bill Gates in his own words

Author: Bill Gates; Lisa Rogak
Publisher: Chicago : B2/Agate Pub., 2011, ©2012.
Series: In their own words.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of thought-provoking direct quotes from Bill Gates on topics related to business, technology, Microsoft, philanthropy, and life, this book shares the unique perspective of one of the our era's most successful business leaders and humanitarians, in an appealing gift-friendly format.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Quotations
Quotations, maxims, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rogak, Lisa.
Impatient Optimist : Bill Gates in His Own Words.
Chicago : Agate Publishing, ©2012
Named Person: Bill Gates; Bill Gates
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Gates; Lisa Rogak
ISBN: 9781572847040 1572847042
OCLC Number: 824511076
Notes: Title from title screen.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction; Quotations; Acquiring Other Companies; Addiction to Technology; African American Educational Disparity; Air Travel; America; American Universities; Analyzing Other Companies; Andy Grove; His Antisocial Tendencies; Antivaccine Proponents; Apple; Bad News; Being CEO; Being in Charge; Being the Face of Microsoft; Bono; Breakthroughs; Business Computing; Business Customers; Business Standards; Capitalism; His Career; Ceding Power to Ballmer; Challenges; Change; Childhood; China; Climate Change; Cloning; Cloud Computing; College Education; Competition; Computers vs. People. Concept of TimeContinuing to Work after Becoming aBillionaire; Cooperation; Corporate Antidiscrimination Policy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Corporate Strategy; Corporate Working Environment; Creativity; Criticizing Employees; Critics; Deciding Which Projects to Fund; Delegating; Determination; Dropping Out of Harvard; Early Competitors; Early Computers; The Early Days; E-Books; The Economic Crisis; Education; Education Reform; Effective Meetings; Employees; Encouraging People to Give to Charity; Energy Policy; Entrepreneurs; Eradicating Disease; Ethanol; Failure; Family Life. His Fashion SenseFast Food; His Father; Fear; Fighting AIDS and HIV; First-World Countries; His Foundation; Future of Technology; Geeks; Getting Caught Off Guard; Getting It Right; Giving Money to Charity; Giving Money to Non-American Charities; Global Health; Global Progress; Going with His Gut; Google; The Government's Antitrust Caseagainst Microsoft; Harvard; Hiring Employees; Hiring Foreign Employees; His House; How He Defines Himself; How He'll Be Remembered; How He's Softened over the Years; IBM; The Ideal Employee; Immigration Policy; Internet; Introducing New Products; The iPhone. IT EmployeesIT Industry; His Kids; His Kids Playing Xbox; A Kinder and Gentler Microsoft; His Lack of Success with Women in College; Leaving Microsoft; Leaving Money to His Kids; His Legacy; Linux; Living a Normal Life; Loving His Job; Luck; The Macintosh; Making Decisions; Making Mistakes; Malaria; Managers; Managing Employees; Marriage; Meeting Product Deadlines; Meetings; The Microsoft Campus; Microsoft Stock; The Microsoft Way; Microsoft's Corporate Culture; Microsoft's Corporate Structure; Microsoft's Strengths; Money; His Mother; Multitasking; His Musical Taste; Nuclear Power. Older IT EmployeesOverpopulation; Overvaluing Tech Companies; Parenthood; His Parents; Partnerships; The Past; Paul Allen; His Personality; Pharmaceutical Companies; Philanthropy; Playing Bridge; Playing Computer Games; Politics; Poverty; Preserving Corporate Culture; Programming; Promoting from Within; Public Perception; Rapid Growth; Receiving an Honorary Degree from Harvard; Religion; Relinquishing Control; Replying to a Suggestion That He's Mellowedin Recent Years; Retiring; Risk; Robotics; Rote-Oriented Education of Asian Students; Running for Political Office; Self-Confidence.
Series Title: In their own words.
Other Titles: Bill Gates in his own words
Responsibility: edited by Lisa Rogak.

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