(Video) Bill Gates & His 11 Tips For Success You Will Never Learn In School

Bill Gates

One of the greatest role models of business in this day and age would have to be the founder of Microsoft “Bill Gates“. If he is not battling it out with Warren Buffet or Carlos Slim on the “Forbes Top 100 Richest Men In the World” list, he is travelling the world with his wife Melinda Gates donating his billions to charity, being an active philanthropist.

Bill Gates confesses he was a last minute guy when it came to handing things in at school at never really took study & business seriously until his company Microsoft found its legs. In this post Bill Gates shares with us his Top 11 tips for Success that you will never learn in school, only in the real world and life experiences.
Bill Gates 11 Tips For Success You Will Never Learn In School:

 

1: Life is not fair – get used to it!

2: The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself.

3: You will NOT make $90,000 a year right out of high school.

4: If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss.

5: Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your grandparents had a different word for burger flipping: opportunity.

6: If you mess up, it’s not your parents’ fault, so don’t whine about your mistakes – learn from them.

7: Before you were born, your parents weren’t as boring as they are now. They got that way from paying your bills and listening to you talk about how cool you are.

8: Your school may have done away with winners and losers, but life HAS NOT.

9: Life is not divided into terms. You don’t get summers off, and very few employers are interested in helping you “find yourself”. Do that in your own time.

10: TV is not real life. In real life, people have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs..

11: Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one!

 

WARREN BUFFETT AND BILL GATES GO BACK TO SCHOOL:

 

Bonus – Warren Buffets Advice:

Have the right Heroes, the people you look upto will help form who you are to become later in life. – Warren Buffett

Invest in as much of yourself as you can, you are your own biggest asset by far. - Warren Buffett

Have your own Passion, follow it, dont take a job if you don’t like it. - Warren Buffett

 

Joel Brown is the CEO and Founder of Addicted2Success.com. With a long time passion for Entrepreneurship, Self development & Success, Joel started his website with the intention of educating and inspiring likeminded people all over the world to always strive for success no matter what their circumstances. Follow Joel Brown on Twitter or keep upto date with him on Facebook:Facebook.com/JoelBrownA2S

13 Comments

  1. Biplab Biswas

    January 16, 2014 at 9:06 am

    I am Mr. Biplab Biswas,Chairman of REVOO JEWELERS,, I agree with Bill Gates,because money is the world most valuable things,nobody can ignore it,Mr.Gates is richest man in the world he earn for his employee also if everybody think for self World can not be develop……..I want more Bill Gates for the world and nations….Thanks Mr. Gates for all tips.,,,,,,,,,,,

  2. Daniel Lim

    July 28, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    I am a great Microsoft fan, and I always like Windows. But I hate Bill Gates, because of the tips he gave. I can only agree with tips number 6, 7 and 11. I strongly disagree with the rest of his tips, especially tips number 1, 3, 4, 8, 9 and 10. Those tips are the worst I have ever heard. Bill Gates is trying to tell people that life is all about work and money. Such tips will destroy people’s mind and the world, and will erode cultural and religious values. I strongly advice everyone not to follow his tips except 6, 7 and 11. BILL GATES SUCKS !!!

  3. praveen

    January 31, 2013 at 1:11 pm

    vry nic sir those urs sharing the ur achivmant i am adding my future sir,

  4. Paid Aid

    November 11, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    Am Addicted too…Great

  5. Victor

    June 26, 2012 at 1:59 am

    Inspiring ideas

  6. heimdal

    March 31, 2012 at 5:16 pm

    he forgot 12. find someone elses idea to rip off

  7. Najam us Saqib

    February 4, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    great job,,,,,,,,,,,,,,excellent article.

  8. Jacquelyn Astwood

    August 7, 2011 at 10:13 am

    I think Warren Buffet and Bill Gates are both geniuses. Warren Buffet is so wise!

  9. ties uk

    July 26, 2011 at 7:45 am

    The article is nice, great job!

  10. Marguerita

    July 10, 2011 at 9:01 am

    According to urban legends, these words were never uttered by Bill Gates. You might like to check their post here: http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/bl_bill_gates_speech.htm.
    Cheers,
    Marguerita

    • kevinkayla

      July 10, 2011 at 1:44 pm

      this is not an urban myth, i saw the video of bill gates giving the harvard speech of these 11 tips, it was awesome, what an amazing man, i’d love to spend 10 mins in the room with him, u would learn so much.

    • vivaa

      August 29, 2013 at 6:59 am

      thankful to you to for your suggetion

  11. simon powernerd

    June 30, 2011 at 3:49 am

    Bill Gates is soo wise. Hahahaha warren buffet is pretty damn funny for an old guy. nice posts guys keep it up!!!!!!!

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