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Showing up for life : [reflections on the gifts of a lifetime]

Author: William H Gates; Mary Ann Mackin; Patrick Egan
Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, ℗2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : Library edView all editions and formats
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In a heartfelt, deeply personal book, Gates shares the values and principles he has learned in his lifetime and instilled in his children, and continues to practice on the world stage today as the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: William H Gates; Mary Ann Mackin; Patrick Egan
ISBN: 9781415962145 1415962146
OCLC Number: 301193297
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Patrick Egan.
Description: 3 audio discs (3 hr., 36 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Foreword / Bill Gates, Jr. --
Some second thoughts about thinking --
Showing up for life --
Hard work --
Radical generosity --
Open-mindedness --
Getting along --
Speaking out --
Learning how to lose --
Honoring a confidence --
Finding meaning in your work --
Thinking tall --
Showing up for your family --
Sharing your gifts with others --
Connecting people --
Creating the change you'd like to see happen --
A habit passed down --
Celebrating life --
Mary's wedding toast --
Making your life your message --
Never forget to ask "Is it right?" --
The power of one --
Things I learned from my children --
The enduring campfires of Cheerio --
The rites and riches of lasting friendships --
Learning begins at birth --
Marry well (again) --
Grandparents --
A lesson on leadership --
America at risk --
Four-letter words --
Getting off the sidelines --
Government of the people, by the people, FOR the people --
The older you grow the taller you get --
An expression of gratitude --
Traditions: making memories --
Getting everybody dancing --
Empowering women --
When the benefits of neighboring come full circle --
Portraits of courage --
Africa, we see you --
Walking with giants --
The people you meet showing up --
A master citizen --
There's no problem bigger than we are --
These numbers are our neighbors --
Public will --
How a hole in the fence led a boy from poverty to poetry --
A place to start.
Responsibility: Bill Gates, Sr ; with Mary Ann Mackin.

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In a heartfelt, deeply personal book, Gates shares the values and principles he has learned in his lifetime and instilled in his children, and continues to practice on the world stage today as the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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