Bill Gates

5 Secrets To Talking To The Media (And Not Sounding Like A Fool)

Entrepreneur - April 2, 2014

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has often been quoted saying, “If I was down to my last dollar, I would spend it on PR.” He has a point. Companies like Facebook, Google, Oracle, and Salesforce were all once unknown... Read »

Bill Gates Has A Plan To Keep His Kids From Inheriting His Wealth

Business Insider - March 20, 2014

Bill and Melinda Gates gave a revealing answer to a question about how they're raising their kids when it comes to money. The couple has enough money to make each of their three children billionaires if they want to do so,... Read »

Bill Gates Was ’Stunned’ By Partnership With Warren Buffett

Forbes - March 19, 2014

Gates and Buffett are the prime movers behind the so-called Giving Pledge, the movement that seeks to persuade the world’s wealthiest people to commit to giving away the bulk of their fortunes. Buffett has said he will... Read »

Bill Gates: Half Of Silicon Valley Startups Are Silly

Business Insider - March 14, 2014

Half of Silicon Valley start-ups are “silly” and the price paid by Facebook for WhatsApp was “higher than I would have expected”, says Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. Read »

What Bill Gates Thinks of Microsoft’s New CEO

WSJ - February 11, 2014

Gates said new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella “is taking a fresh view of where Microsoft is–strengths and weaknesses.” Read »

Bill Gates Says He Would Pick Up $100…

Business Insider - February 10, 2014

Bill Gates is doing an Ask Me Anything Q&A on Reddit. To publicize it, this promo video came out in which he answers three teaser questions of sorts. Read »

Microsoft Prepared To Name Satya Nadella CEO

Bloomberg - January 31, 2014

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)’s board is preparing to make Satya Nadella, the company’s enterprise and cloud chief, chief executive officer and is discussing replacing Bill Gates as chairman, according to people with knowledge... Read »

Microsoft CEO Search Proves It’s Still Gates’ Company

C Net - January 17, 2014

Still no takers out there? By my back-of-the-envelope guesstimate, there's no dearth of talented executives qualified to answer the above want ad. But six months after Steve Ballmer announced his plans to step down,... Read »

Bill Gates And Mark Zuckerberg

CNN - January 8, 2014

If you came of age after Microsoft (MSFT) dominated the technology industry, you might well look at Bill Gates' philanthropic efforrs and call him a hero. Others who had to compete against the de-facto monopoly that was... Read »

Bill Gates: The Best Things That Happened In 2013

Fast Company - January 2, 2014

The big-league philanthropist helps us all enter the new year with an optimistic perspective on the direction the world is headed in 2014. Read »

How Do You Get Out Of A Cash-Flow Crunch?

Fortune - December 17, 2013

When money is tight, turning to your best customers is often the smartest way to get cash flowing again. Look for ways to get customers to pay you up front for the things they are planning to buy in the coming 12 months,... Read »

What Makes A Leader Highly Effective?

Fortune - December 9, 2013

Great leaders display a paradoxical combination of personal humility and professional will, channeling their energy, drive, creativity, and discipline into something larger and more enduring than themselves. Read »

Bill Gates Gets ‘RIP Steve Jobs’ Tattoo (In South Park)

Cult Of Mac - December 6, 2013

Last night’s South Park episode depicted a shirtless Bill Gates — revealing the Microsoft co-founder to have a tattoo reading “RIP Steve Jobs 2011.” Read »

Bill Gates: The Books I Read When Out On The Road

Wired - December 4, 2013

I travel everywhere with these bags—a hodgepodge of books I’ve read and ones I’m working my way through. Read »

Bill Gates Thinks Amazon’s Drones Are ‘Overly Optimistic’

Business Insider - December 4, 2013

The tech world is in a tizzy this week over Amazon's announcement that it's experimenting with autonomous drones that can deliver products to people within 30 minutes. Read »