Bill Gates Speaks: Insight from the World's Greatest Entrepreneur

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 14, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 253 pages
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Love him or hate him, Bill Gates has single-handedly shaped the technological future of the twenty-first century. Created through the independent research of bestselling author Janet Lowe, Bill Gates Speaks documents the life and ambitions of one of the world's most unique business and cultural leaders. The only book to compile Gates' actual words-culled from articles, newscasts, and interviews-this profile reveals what Gates has to say on everything from financing a start-up to running a conglomerate, developing technology, to raising a family.
 

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I found this a disappointing biography. I would say this was more a collection of facts and quotes about the life of Bill Gates. I would also assume that Bill Gates had very little to do with it. I ... Read full review

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Contents

GROWING UP GATES
1
HEADING OFF ON THE CONVENTIONAL ROAD
17
BACK ON THE HIGHTECH HIGHWAY
24
THE GATE5IAN MANAGEMENT STYLE
42
THE MICROSOFT BUSINESS MODEL
69
THE COMPUTER WARS
86
MICROSOFT MISTAKES
119
ATTACK THE FUTURE
128
OTHERS SAY
141
LIVING AT THE PINNACLE
153
LITTLE TIME FOR LOVE
181
THE NEW COMPUTER CULTURE 1
190
GATES ON LIFE
213
THE BOTTOM LINE
224
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About the author (1998)

JANET LOWE is the author of the bestselling Warren Buffett Speaks, Jack Welch Speaks, Oprah Winfrey Speaks, and Benjamin Graham on Value Investing. Her articles have appeared in such publications as Newsweek, the Christian Science Monitor, the Los Angeles Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle. Ms. Lowe lives in Del Mar, California, with her husband, Austin Lynas.

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