He is the world’s fourth richest person with the net worth 138.8 billion USD as on March 30, 2021 and was a youngest self made billionaire in 1987. He consistently rank by Forbes as the wealthiest person of the world from 2009 to 2018, until Jeff Bezos of Amazon over took his spot. He is one of the best known tech entrepreneur, software developer, author, investor, humanitarian and one of the key founder of personal computing revolution. He is one of the biggest philanthropist from United States with second biggest charity Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; which help and fund billion dollar research on sensitive and expensive life saving medicines along with poverty eradication, education and different humanitarian projects. His foundation currently is in news and in focus due to Covid-19 pandemic and vaccination research work. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is a co-shared venture by Bill & his ex-wide Melinda.
We make the future sustainable when we invest in the poor, not when we insist on their sufferings.Bill Gates Life Quotes
He is Bill Gates, co-founder & co-chairman of Microsoft and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He stepped down in 2014 as CEO of Microsoft, but still hold minor shareholding in his founded company. His ex-wife Melinda and Bill still manage and run their charity, inspite of their recent divorce in May, 2021. Here is his top twelve life and business rules:
1. Have Energy
If you are going to start something new in life; whether selecting which subject to opt, which specialization to pursue, where to job or what startup to initiate. You must have child like zeal and sense of exploration regardless of the risk and people’s opinion. Always have the courage to do new things. Keep yourself busy and improving.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.Bill Gates Quotes on Success
2. Read to Learn
80% of the current lot of billionaires have one thing in common, that is reading habit. They at least read one book a week on everything related to technology, modern developments, history, business, biographies and marketing etc. Bill Gates run his own informative blog with the name of Gates Notes.
Reading is still the main way that I both learn new things and test my understandingBill Gates Thoughts
3. Utilize Your Odds
Convert your bad into your good one’s by sticking to your passion led by your dreams. Bill is known be the best ever drop out of Harvard University. He did his best to become a bad influence for such apparent losers by giving them hope that they can achieve anything in life from nowhere.
Your most unhappy customers are your great source of learning.Bill Gates Suggestion For Businesses
4. Work Hard
Schedule your day, week, month and even a year and stick it with the best of you. Have a solid action plans for each of your goals and work hard for achievement of those goals. Be smart while choosing your goals and work hard for attainable sustainable life success.
If you are born poor, it’s not your mistake, but If you die poor it’s your mistake.Bill Gates Inspirational Quotes
5. Predict, Act For & Lead The Future
Anticipate future trends and developments well before their happening so that you can find your opportunities there, specially if you find it hard to find opportunities today. Anticipate future behaviors and shifts and try to work for it and that is how you can lead the future game as trend setter or market leader. Personal Computing in general & Microsoft Windows in particular was a great tech revolution in early 80s with the core aim for easy, available and mass computing in the time of complex and limited computing.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.Bill Gates Leadership Quotes
6. Enjoy What You Do
You got to enjoy what you do everyday. Challenge yourself and push your limits by developing interest into every developing aspect. That is how you can take best out of you with the high sense of achievement. This will also keep you away from burnout.
Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world….. if you do so, you are insulting yourself.Bill Gates Inspirational Quotes
7. Fun, Play & Learn
Always challenge your limits in a best possible fun way. Play and have fun with things attract you the most. For instance Gates love to play bridge, which is a trick taking card game. Surprisingly Buffet is his favorite partner in bridge game.
8. Ask For Advice
Do identify your blind spots and ask for advice from relevant sincerest critical people. Because every human has his or her even and odds. You are best at selective things and may be worst on some other things. Therefore, take advice and suggestions from those who can help you fill your voids. Make those selective people your asset. Instead of having Warren Buffet as his rival entrepreneur, he always admire him and take advice from him on investment avenues and new opportunities.
9. Pick Good People
Connect your brilliance and spark with like minded peoples and revolve your world around them. Those people should be of utmost trust and of prime focus. Therefore, picking a partner is crucial.
10. Don’t Be Lazy & Slow
Don’t do things at last minute. Build a structured habits. Keep things in perspective with proper deadline, follow-up and check points. Be proactive and vigilant about new happening and modern developments. Try to be the first to act!
Be nice to nerds, chances are you will end up working for one.Gates Quotes on Technological Led Leadership In 21st Century
11. Have a Sense of Humor
Complete your personality with the most social and behavioral character which is having a great sense of humor. Not only by words by with acts too. In early stage of viral social trends, Bill challenged Elon Musk for ice bucket challenge to support the cause.
12. Be a Responsible Human
All the success and wealth comes with the biggest responsibility, which is to care about others. Who don’t have that much of privilege as you got. Therefore, always care and share with others.
Life is not fair, get used to it.Gates Quotes