Bill Gates had his first big major opportunity with computers when he was 14 years of age. Both Bill Gates parents saw he was doing extremely well in a public school with his grades, so they sent him off to a private school. In lakeside school was where Bill Gates started to polish his skills in technology by programming device and spent many class periods designing and programming his own sorts of games and
In 2000, Bill Gates and Melinda Gates combined many organizations to create the Bill and Melinda Foundation. Bill Gates day by day wanted to step down and focus his mind on common problems. In 2000 he handed over his seat as CEO to Steve Ballmer. Moreover, he remained the chairman of Microsoft. Over the years, he spent more time with his foundation.
Bill Gates began to make a fortune of the licensing of MS-DOS. Through their entrepreneurship and innovations of their times both Benjamin Franklin and Bill Gates resemble one another. Benjamin Franklin found success in his print shop which led to him becoming the founder of the University of Pennsylvania and the official printer of Pennsylvania. While Bill Gates started a software company known as Microsoft which expanded into an empire and led him to becoming one of the world's greatest
Introduction The founder of Microsoft doesn’t need and introduction. Bill Gates is one of the wealthiest person in the world. He is well known for his harsh “do as I say, not as I do,” leadership style in the workplace. He was a visionary, and his vision was to build a company or product that would forever change the world The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation were created by them both .Their foundation is worldwide and its design to reduce inequity, health and the wellbeing not only in America but also in developing countries. His personality can be accredited to the different types of virtue ethics and vice ethics, that help establish a successful business and contributed to his foundation.
Bill Gates - Rebel with a Cause Rebels don’t go against the traditional flow of society just because they can; rather, they have a cause they hope to accomplish. These goals often center around social/societal change, and the changes Bill Gates seeks is no different. Gates is most commonly known for his massive amounts of wealth he had earned through the founding of Microsoft, and through his philanthropic efforts and donations he has also made his way into the list of modern day rebels. Bill Gates donates massive sums of money to benefit organizations and efforts that seek to improve the lives of those suffering in countries plagued by disease and poverty as well as improving issues within developed countries such as America, encouraging
Many choose the route that seems easy, the ones that don't require effort but those never lead to success. It’s the extraordinary ones that take an alternate route, ones that require perseverance and daring; the ones who are willing to fight to achieve success, these are the ones who get rewarded. Bill Gates, one of the richest and most successful people alive faced many obstacles such as failed business ventures, but he faced these obstacles head to head, he never stopped. This is why he succeeded. Bill Gates definitely didn’t pick the easy route, he went beyond the extraordinary and picked one full of roadblocks, because of this he had followed a path that opened him up to many different and astonishing opportunities.
“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. -Benjamin Franklin” (yourworldwithin.com). Benjamin Franklin was not only one of the founding fathers but he also achieved great achievement as an author, politician, scientist, and mathematician. Although Franklin was born into a poor family, that did not stop him from getting to where he is today. Even though Benjamin Franklin had a job and little time to learn, he was able to understand Newton's theories of physics as a teenager; his showcased his brightness and natural intelligence.
Knowing that the article is about the factors that can lead up to success, the fact that Bill Gates, who was a very successful man, was very smart can be interpreted as Bill Gates is a very successful man because he was very smart. Bill Gates’ success would fall into the first of the two of the kinds of smarts that lead to success, which is being exceptionally intelligent. The fact that smartness can lead to success can also be found in the article “The Secret to Raising Smart Kids”. When Carol Dweck introduced the article, an exemplar that was used was “…He (Jonathan) completed his assignments easily and routinely earned As… lost interest in school… his grades plummeted”. (Page 15, Line 5-13) Jonathan’s type of smart would fall into the second category, which is the ability to understand the keys to the system in one's
Introduction Whenever someone argues that college dropouts are incapable of achieving anything in life, bring up Bill Gates’s name. Bill Gates, a Harvard dropout, is one of the richest men in the United States due to the gargantuan success of a business he started with Paul Allen, which is known as Microsoft (Bill Gates Biography.com, 2017). Nobody can deny that Bill Gates has had a massive impact on the technological world. However, in this essay, we study the leadership qualities that made Bill Gates one of the most successful people in the entire world. Transactional or Transformational Leadership Style Gates was both a transactional and transformational leader.
In society, many may know of William “Bill” H. Gates III, and his success with Microsoft through his successful ideals as a businessman. Prevalent and iconic businessmen not only flourish in their business, but also in the attention they spend on matters outside of their business and their contribution to society. Bill Gates presents a virtuous character, but one should understand one of his most prevalent virtues along with a vice that he has displayed in a circumstance to decide if he represents an ethical leader. Background Bill Gates demonstrates magnificence as his well-known virtue and has displayed rashness as a vice. The behavior of magnificence in virtue ethics focuses on the habits of spending or getting of an individual relating