Steve Jobs & Bill Gates

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Remember to "be nice to nerds" and "Success is a lousy teacher" and a lot more from these two inspiring leaders and entrepreneurs from two of the world's largest companies - Steve Jobs and Bill Gates.

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  • Chances are you'll end up working for one. Bill Gates Be nice to nerds
  • Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But its worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains. Steve Jobs Thats been one of my mantras focus and simplicity
  • Bill Gates Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning
  • Dont be trapped by dogma which is living with the results of other peoples thinking. Dont let the noise of others opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. Steve Jobs Your time is limited, so dont waste it living someone elses life
  • It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose. Bill Gates Success is a lousy teacher
  • Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you havent found it yet, keep looking. Dont settle. Steve Jobs Your work is going to fill a large part of your life
  • Bill Gates 640K ought to be enough for anybody
  • Its really hard to design products by focus groups. That doesnt mean we dont listen to customers, but its hard for them to tell you what they want when theyve never seen anything remotely like it. Steve Jobs A lot of times, people dont know what they want until you show it to them