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Heres a chapter from my favorite business book bill gates. Business adventureswhich warren buffett recommended to me in 1991has been out of print since the 1970s. Dec, 2011 as your business grows, youll likely have to hire a team of employees. How bill gates started infographic biography adioma. It is not a text book nor a biography, but more of a cheat sheet for reading on the bus or in the bathroom, so that you can pick out the most significant points without having to carry around a bag of weighty tomes. His favorite business book being john brooks business adventures prescribed for him by warren buffet back in 1991.

Which might move business adventures to the top of your. Nov 03, 2016 billionaires warren buffett and bill gates agree on the best business book ever written. It is not a text book nor a biography, but more of a cheat sheet for reading on the bus or in the bathroom. A week ago, a client, still in her mid30s, and half way to building her company into a billiondollar business, raved about the book. Bill gates on books and blogging the new york times.

Billionaires warren buffett and bill gates agree on the. Bill gates creates instant book hit by revealing favourite. Jul 11, 2014 business adventures went out of print in the seventies, but its coming back into print this year. Bill gates shares his thoughts on john brooks, author of his favorite business book business adventures, a collection of twelve stories that originally appeared in the new yorker.

Todays most successful leaders, from bill gates to richard branson, have one thing in common. Today, more than two decades after warren lent it to meand more than four decades after it was first publishedbusiness adventures remains. What is the best book on bill gates business or biography. These business reads are recommended by the likes of elon musk, sheryl sandberg.

Favobooks contains book recommendations of famous people. Top 10 business lessons from bill gates how to make. The best business book ive ever read bill gates just. Gates says he likes the book for its deep insights into the fundamentals of business. Jul 14, 2014 bill gates creates instant book hit by revealing favourite business reading. Heres the microsoft cofounders yearend list of books to read and gift, spanning from a onevolume u. Bill gates favorite book recommendations offer quite an eclectic mix. William henry gates iii born october 28, 1955 is an american business magnate, software developer, investor, and philanthropist. Warren buffett and bill gates agree this 1969 classic is still the best business book of all timeheres why. Bill gates s favorite business book john brookss 1960s collection business adventures still offers many insights into running a strong business. Entrepreneur bill gates founded the worlds largest software business, microsoft, with paul allen, and subsequently became one of the richest men in the world. Bill gates has not written a book laying out exactly how he built microsoft. Bill gates my years with general motors was published in 1963 and straight after that it became a bestseller and one of the books to read for every businessman. Nov 03, 2016 more than two decades after warren lent it to me and more than four decades after it was first published business adventures remains the best business book ive ever read, gates wrote.

The original publisher is out of business, and brooks died in 1993. Here are the books he read in 2019 that stood out as favorites. A full list of bill gates favorite books in 2019and from. In terms of its longevity, business adventures stands alongside benjamin grahams the intelligent investor, the 1949 book that warren says is the best book on investing that he has ever read. Its not about bill gates but the book do have in depth story about how bill gates start microsoft. The best business book ive ever read bill gates just naira. Bill gates creates instant book hit by revealing favourite business reading.

It is not a text book nor a biography, but more of a cheat sheet for reading on the bus or in the bathroom, so that you can pick out the most significant points without having to carry around a. Genius of the software revolution and master of the information age 2000 is a short book about microsoft chairman and worlds richest person william henry gates iii or bill gates by robert heller. Books by bill gates author of surely youre joking, mr. Business adventures by john brooks drew all sorts of attention earlier this year after gates described it as his favorite business book. It may be tempting to just let them work and trust that theyre doing a good job.

Gates had never heard of it, but it became his favorite business book, too. The best business book bill gates ever read, and other. The list of gatesisms is legendary within the tech industry. More than two decades after warren lent it to me and more than four decades after it was first published business adventures. This new york times bestseller was an immediate hit when it was first published. The richest couple of the world obviously discusses and pond over every minute detail of their business as well as charity grants. Gates read carters book in preparation for meeting with him and his wife. The next in the series is bill gates, who shares his list exclusively with t. Jul 24, 2014 how we tracked down the book everyone wants but no one can find bill gates names a favorite business book. Book lists from barack obama, steve jobs, mark cuban, bill gates and others. Twelve classic tales from the world of wall street by john brooks. Melinda gates shares a great bond with her husband. Buy the best business book bill gates has ever read. How we tracked down the book everyone wants but no one can find bill gates names a favorite business book.

Bill gates book recommendations in 2018 business insider. Warren buffett and bill gates still say this is the best business. Top 10 authorized and unauthorized books on bill gates. Start reading chapter one, which covers the stock market crash of 1962, below.

Billionaires warren buffett and bill gates agree on the best. From microsofts redmond, washington, campus to gates relationships with women and with other business people, like fellow billionaire warren buffett, here is a compelling portrait of a unique american citizen at the dawn of the twentyfirst century. Bill gatess favorite business book john brookss 1960s collection business adventures still offers many insights into running a strong business. The 31 most influential books about business business. Business adventures, by john brooks, is the best business book ive ever read. He gave no easily applicable recipes in the books that he did write. Gates writes that more than four decades after it was first published, business adventures remains the best business book hes ever read. Books bill gates thinks you should read business insider. Its possible to save millions of childrens lives just by applying the technology thats here today. We know that from early childhood bill gates has been reading an extraordinary number of books, a. Warren buffett and bill gates still say this is the best business book ever written. Bill gates reads about 50 books every year, mark cuban reads three hours every day, mark zuckerberg resolved to read 24 books in a year, and warren buffett spends 80 percent of his day reading. Bill gates and warren buffetts favorite business book.

I would have to say the innovator by walter isaacson. Bill gates favorite business book of all time is nearly half a century old, was out of print until this week, and is entirely different from the howto. Bill gates in this book, robert heller analyzes the key skills behind the genius of bill gates and presents the experience of one of the worlds top business gurus in an accessible format. Bill gates, the worlds richest man, is an avid reader. Join the gates notes community to get regular updates from bill on key topics like global health and climate change, to access exclusive content, comment on stories, participate in giveaways, and more. I read a lot, but i dont always choose whats on the bestseller list, according to. Bill gates recommended a number of books in 2018, including trevor noahs memoir and two books on meditation.

Gates is sharing one of the books chapters, xerox xerox xerox xerox, on his web. This 60s wonder is a fridge of wisdom as it preserves tactical approaches to modern day business circumstance drawing examples from similar. This is bill gates favorite business book of all time. The road ahead cheung yin fan 50266271, city university of hong kong, department of marketing description of the book the road ahead. Bill gates has 17 books on goodreads with 31892 ratings. He is best known as the cofounder of microsoft corporation. When the two billionaires first met back in 1991, gates asked buffett to recommend his favorite business book. Jul 11, 2014 bill gates shares his thoughts on john brooks, author of his favorite business book business adventures, a collection of twelve stories that originally appeared in the new yorker. Regardless of what his supporters and detractors may think, few can argue that bill gates is one of, if not the most successful entrepreneur of the 20th century.

Top 10 business lessons from bill gates how to make money. Two years ago, gates had his favorite business book, 1969s business adventures by john brooks, pulled out of obscurity and put back into print. Id like to receive the forbes daily dozen newsletter to get the top 12 headlines every morning. In it, he interviews warren buffet and other highprofile business leaders. This book offers an introduction to gates, his business success and the lessons that we can learn from him. Bill gates, who reads an average of about one book per week, says reading is his favorite way to learn about a new topic, according to one of. The 1 business book both bill gates and warren buffett think. This is bill gates favorite business book of all time quartz. Bill gates told fortune, my years with general motors is probably the best book to read if you want to read only one book about business.

Dec 10, 2019 bill gates favorite book recommendations offer quite an eclectic mix. Billionaires warren buffett and bill gates agree on the best business book ever written. Your summer 2017 reading list, provided by bill gates. But his family kindly agreed to provide one chapter as a free ebook, which you can download below. Brookss deeper insights about business are just as relevant today as they were back then. Book suggestion from outstanding entrepreneurs, great politicians, people you admire. Business adventures went out of print in the seventies, but its coming back into print this year.

Bill gates was particularly drawn to fiction titles this year. The best business book ive ever read bill gates gates notes. How we tracked down bill gates favorite business book. Billionaires bill gates and warren buffett speak with journalist charlie rose at an event organized by columbia business school on jan. I read a lot, but i dont always choose whats on the bestseller list, according to the billionaire and microsoft cofounder. Lessons from bill gates favorite book business adventures.

Business adventures remains the best business book ive ever. Jul 11, 2014 bill gates favorite business book of all time is nearly half a century old, was out of print until this week, and is entirely different from the howtomanage guides that top many other lists. I read it more than two decades ago, and its still my pick for the best business book ever. She has made it a habit to talk business and discuss other crucial facts of the foundation not in a concrete office but during long walks on the beach. Today, more than two decades after warren lent it to meand more than four decades after it was first publishedbusiness adventures remains the best business. Warren buffett and bill gates say this is the best business book ever. Even bill gates recognizes the boxes of knowledge preserved in ink in these books. Bill gatess favorite business tales, in the new yorker. Bill gates favorite business book business insider. Gates was particularly drawn to fiction titles this year. Bill gates called business adventures the best business book hed ever read. The 1 business book both bill gates and warren buffett. Warren buffett recommended it to his friend back in 1991. Oct 20, 2015 17 books bill gates thinks everyone should read.

Bill gatess most popular book is surely youre joking, mr. Below, youll find 10 business lessons from the life of bill gates. Here are ten bill gates suggested books that he thinks everyone must read. For insights into these and other timeless fundamentals of business, gates continues to recommend. This book is part of the business masterminds series of books. May 23, 2017 28 books bill gates thinks everyone should read. Billionaires warren buffett and bill gates agree on. Actually, this book was so important to bill gates that he made a short video about it. Weve rounded up all the books he recommended in 2019. Warren buffett and bill gates say this is the best. These are bill gates favorite 5 books of 2017 forbes. But your company has a reputation to protect, so take a page from gates book and keep a close watch on your teams output.

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