Bill Gates & His 11 Tips For Achieving Success That You Will Never Learn In School
Bill Gates is by far one of the most influential businessmen and philanthropist in the World today. As of writing this post, Forbes’s real time ranking has him sitting at the #1 spot for the wealthiest person in the World with a cool net worth of $86.4 Billion.
If you know Bill Gate’s story, you’ll know he wasn’t born into wealth. He worked hard for it and developed one of the World’s largest technology companies: Microsoft. However if you ask Bill Gates, he will confess that he was a big procrastinator when it came to his studies and business until Microsoft really started to take off. Below Bill Gates shares his 11 Tips for achieving success that you will never learn in school, only through real world experiences.
Bill Gates’s 11 Tips For Achieving Success You Will Never Learn In School:
1: Life is not fair – get used to it!
2: The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself.
3: You will NOT make $90,000 a year right out of high school.
4: If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss.
5: Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your grandparents had a different word for burger flipping: opportunity.
6: If you mess up, it’s not your parents’ fault, so don’t whine about your mistakes – learn from them.
7: Before you were born, your parents weren’t as boring as they are now. They got that way from paying your bills and listening to you talk about how cool you are.
8: Your school may have done away with winners and losers, but life HAS NOT.
9: Life is not divided into terms. You don’t get summers off, and very few employers are interested in helping you “find yourself”. Do that in your own time.
10: TV is not real life. In real life, people have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs..
11: Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one!