Leadership Lessons from Bill Gates

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People learn best by emulating the behavior of others around them. Instead of reading about the concepts of leadership, we can look at successful leaders to see how they became that way, and use them as role models for our behavior. And who is a better role-model than the man who changed the way we use information for work and for learning, built the most successful computer company in the world, and, in the process, became the richest man on earth? Here are some key leadership lessons we can learn from Bill Gates: 1- Seize the Day : Formal Education Is Not the Only Way! Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard after realizing that he can make an impact on the world right away by starting a software company to utilize new technologies. He realized that sometimes opportunities come knocking only for a short window of time, and one must seize that opportunity or it will be forever lost. 2- Don’t Be In It For Money : Money is not the real motivator. If Gates was concerned about money, he would have stayed at Harvard, ensuring himself a future with a steady high income. Instead, he pursued his dream of developing software for a new world of information usage that satisfied his passion and
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