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From computer nerd and Harvard drop-out to the world's richest business leader? That's the incredible path of Bill Gates.
Business the Bill Gates Way tells his story, reveals the entrepreneurial brilliance that is the driving force behind Microsoft's awesome success, and discloses 10 key business secrets of the ultimate computer geek--and formidable businessman.
Readers will learn about: Bill's early obsession with computers, his utter devotion to...software, his demanding management style, his incredible focus, how he anticipates market challenges and creates dominant brands, how he inspires loyalty and devotion from employees as well as customers, and much more.
Business the Bill Gates Way is part of a new series that charts the rise of business superstars Gates, Jack Welch, Richard Branson, and Rupert Murdoch. The Business Way Series looks at their deals, schemes, and dreams, revealing how each planned his career, crushed his competitors, and ended up on top. It supplies both a valuable insight into the ingredients of success and a concise source of important lessons for the next generation of winners.
Other "Business Way" books include: Business the Jack Welch Way (0-8144-7033-5) Business the Richard Branson Way (0-8144-7035-1) Business the Rupert Murdoch Way (0-8144-7034-3)
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Bill Gates is a modern business phenomenon: the greatest of the techno-savant tycoons. His grip on the PC software market has made him the richest man on the planet. But Gates'wealth and technical brilliance is only part of his fascination. His remarkable business vision and obsessive desire to win has created a headership style that radically different to anything the business world has seen before.
But you won't find many clues to the Gates' management or leadership techniques in business schools. So where do we turn to find out how this guy ticks? Beneath the hype and counter-hype, what sort of man is Bill Gates really?
Brought completely up to date for this new edition, Business the Bill Gates Way not only reveals the secrets of Gates' remarkable success but also draws out the universal lessons and identifies strategies that can be applied to any business or career. From hiring very smart people to loving what you make, and from crushing your competitors to never, ever, ever taking your eye off the ball, you have in your hands the secret of phenomenal success.About the Author:
Des Dearlove (Sussex, U.K.) writes for the Financial Times and other leading international business magazines. He is the author of Business the Richard Branson Way and Key Management Decisions.
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Book Description AMACOM, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX081447036X