INSTANT MBA: Legacy Is A Stupid Thing

Bill Gates

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Today’s advice comes from Microsoft CEO Bill Gates’ interview with the Daily Mail:“Legacy is a stupid thing! I don’t want a legacy. If people look and see that childhood deaths dropped from nine million a year to four million because of our investment, then wow! I liken what I’m doing now to my old job.”

“I worked with a lot of smart people; some things went well, some didn’t go so well. But when you see how what we did ended up empowering people, it’s a very cool thing.”

Gates also said he was OK with being a geek if it meant studying a 400-page book on vaccines in order to challenge others to learn more.

“I’m a geek. I plead guilty. Gladly.”


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