The 10 Things Bill Gates Wants You to Know

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose. 


If you can't make it good, at least make it look good. 


Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other 


We all need people who will give us feedback. That's how we improve. 


The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. 


The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency. 


I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. 


It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. 


As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others. 


The best way to predict the future is to create it.