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10 Keys to Success: Bill Gates

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Bill Gates has been at the top of Forbes Magazine's list of the richest people in the world for the last 22 years in a row. He is the richest man in the world for 13 years at a time. He founded the tech giant Microsoft. He is also a pioneer of the personal computer revolution. Bill Gates is the second greatest person in the United States to donate a total of $ 26 billion to various charities.

Today's event - with 10 sources of success of Bill Gates. Let's take a look at the 10 keys to his success.

1. Must have a strong mind:

Although Microsoft is a multi-billion dollar company today, that was not the case in the beginning.

He had to worry about where the monthly salaries of the friends he hired when Microsoft started would come from. However, he was very excited about the future of Microsoft. Even the big risk he took was not in his head. But he started working with full confidence in his skills. He thinks that a businessman has to have a very strong mind. He has to be so ready to work hard that he has to get out of the mentality of rest. Bill Gates said that Microsoft had to wait for 3 to 4 years to reach normal income.

2. Being a victim of bad situation:

Although he was admitted to Harvard University, one of the best educational institutions in the world, Bill Gates was not interested in conventional studies. He spent most of his time with the computer. As a result, that's what happened. He dropped out of university in the sky. Talked to parents.

Said, want to do something yourself. The upper-middle class family also accepted his whims. Bill Gates received an honorary degree in 2006, 33 years after leaving Harvard University. In his speech that day, Bill Gates said-

"I am the best of those who have failed. Eventually a college degree was added to my CV. ”

In other words, Bill Gates thinks that one of the keys to success is to be hit hard in life or to be in a bad situation.

3. Work hard:

Bill Gates also worked hard on the weekends at the beginning of Microsoft. At that time he used to rest only two weeks a year. And he spent those two weeks reading books and thinking about the future of the business. That is to say, there is no substitute for hard work to achieve success. You have to work hard. There is a story of hard work behind all the successes in the world. Bill Gates is no exception.

4. Create the future:

Keep future needs in mind. Update the organization regularly. Bring new ideas to the fore. With the Microsoft operating system, Bill Gates met the technical needs of the big companies of that time. Powerful office application software like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel was unrivaled in the market.

5. Enjoy your work:

You just have to be more discriminating with the help you render toward other people. According to Bill Gates, working with smart people, thinking about success, working on new problems is a very enjoyable thing. And if you can't enjoy your work, you can't love it. And it is almost impossible to be successful if you do not love the work. So love the work, try something new.

6. Play card:

Bill Gates' favorite game card. According to him, there are several good aspects to playing bridge. This game helps you think. The person who is good at the bridge is also good at many other things.

7. Seek advice from others:

In any business decision-making, consultation with others, Bill Gates said in an interview,

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“I talked to my father. I spoke with Warren Buffett. Talked to my wife Melinda. There are a lot of people around me who know me. I get very excited about something a lot of the time. Again, I forgot to think about many things. Then my friends and advisers helped me make the decision. ”

Maybe you have some ideas that someone else doesn't have. Again, you may not have the idea that someone else has. So talking to people close to you and asking for advice is a sign of an intelligent personality.

8. Hire good people:

Only engage people in your business who you can trust. Bill Gates' reliance on Paul Glenn's partnership with Paul Allen, or the hiring of friends, has worked the hardest. He thinks you should hire someone with whom you have a common vision, although your field of expertise may be different. Bill Gates believes that finding the right partner for a business is important. After customers, employees are the biggest asset in an organization. As a result of their hard work, the company will gradually begin to grow stronger. Therefore, honest and hardworking people must be appointed at the time of appointment.

9. Don't procrastinate:

Bill Gates said, “When I was in college, I waited until the last minute to prepare for exams or take classes. But when I got into the business, I changed completely. ”

So no work can be done today or tomorrow, tomorrow or the day after tomorrow. Do it when you feel the need to do it.

10. Keep your sense of humor alive:

If you do not find humor in your life then your life will become sad. And if you find a sense of humor, everything will seem possible to you. So keep your sense of humor alive. So I say, stick to it, keep smiling, keep building your future.


Abdullah Al Maruf (author) from Bangladesh on October 27, 2020:

Thank you @Lakshmi

Lakshmi from Chennai on October 27, 2020:

The article is very interesting and inspiring.

Abdullah Al Maruf (author) from Bangladesh on October 26, 2020:

@Muntaha thanks

Sidratul muntaha on October 26, 2020:

Beautifully described!!! Inspiring speech!!

Omnia essam on October 26, 2020:

Great.. Keep going

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