Bill Gates : a twentieth-century life /

When Bill Gates was born in 1955, no one owned a personal computer. Gates envisioned what a computerized society could be and he set out to lead the way, building the Microsoft empire with single-minded drive. Today, the man who made his fortune by putting the whole world in touch now hopes to impro...

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Main Author: Aronson, Marc.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2009.
Series:Up close.
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Table of Contents:
  • First principle of getting rich fast: pick the right parents
  • Second principle of getting rich fast: pick the place
  • Third principle of getting rich fast: get a good education
  • Fourth principle of getting rich fast: pick the time
  • Fifth principle of getting rich fast: dream big, seize the moment, build a business
  • Sixth principle of getting rich fast: get the best out of every deal
  • A pause between principles
  • Seventh principle of getting rich fast: understand how to sell your mousetrap
  • Last principle of getting rich fast: "how does this help Microsoft"
  • Cracks
  • Can we fix it?