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Impatient Optimist: Bill Gates in His Own Words

Impatient Optimist: Bill Gates in His Own Words (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

Edited by Rogak, Lisa
Contributions by Gates, Bill

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This is how I see the world, and it should make one thing clear: I am an optimist. But I am an impatient optimist. - Bill Gates. Ranked as one of the world's wealthiest men, Microsoft Corporation founder Bill Gates was a controversial figure throughout his corporate life. While h...e had the ability to inspire, his hard-nosed approach to business left many questioning his practices and treatment of staff. It was not until he stepped back from the day-to-day running of the business that the world began to see a softer, more compassionate side to this business titan. Along with his wife Melinda, Gates has founded one of today's largest philanthropic organizations and is now actively involved in his charitable work. The Impatient Optimist provides an insightful look into the world of this controversial - and at times contradictory - business leader.
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ISBN 9781742704432
Published NZ 1 Sep 2012
Publisher Hardie Grant Books
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781742704432
Stock Available
Status Title is temporarily out of stock
Publisher Hardie Grant Books
Imprint Hardie Grant Books
Published 1 Sep 2012
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Rogak, Lisa
Contributions by Gates, Bill
Category Charities & Voluntary Services
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 132mm
Height: 199mm
Spine: 17mm
Dewey Code 361.77
Weight 220g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Management & Business: General
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education