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Steve Jobs & Bill Gates


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Remember to "be nice to nerds" and "Success is a lousy teacher" and a lot more from these two inspiring leaders and entrepreneurs from two of the world's largest companies - Steve Jobs and Bill Gates.

Steve Jobs & Bill Gates

  1. Chances are you'll end up working for one. Bill Gates Be nice to nerds
  2. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains. Steve Jobs That’s been one of my mantras — focus and simplicity
  3. Bill Gates Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning
  4. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. Steve Jobs Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life
  5. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose. Bill Gates Success is a lousy teacher
  6. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. Steve Jobs Your work is going to fill a large part of your life…
  7. Bill Gates 640K ought to be enough for anybody
  8. It’s really hard to design products by focus groups. That doesn’t mean we don’t listen to customers, but it’s hard for them to tell you what they want when they’ve never seen anything remotely like it. Steve Jobs A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them…