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Why Many Successful Entrepreneurs Come Across Like Jerks

Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates are among the most successful entrepreneurs of the modern age, men who created products and services that changed the fabric of American society. They are inspirations who proved that one person can change the world, if they put their mind to it. But here’s a dirty little secret about those three, and dozens of others who fall into the same category: they are kind of jerks. Or, they at least come across that way to their employees. For example, Gates, a great man in real life, was incredibly hard on his employees, with Microsoft …Read more »

Gates Vs. Jobs: Who Hired Better?

Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. The two men are among the most successful entrepreneurs of the past fifty years. Gates grew richer, becoming the wealthiest man in the world, while Jobs touched more industries, including movies, music, TV and phones. The two men have always been compared to each other, as both men were born in 1955 and have competed against each other as they rose to success. People ask, who was more innovative? (Probably Jobs). Who had a better business mind? (Probably Gates). But who hired better? After all, both men weren’t just superstars by themselves, they had teams …Read more »

The Real Secret To Bill Gates’ Success

Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. How? He is incredibly demanding. He is incredibly smart. He is an incredible negotiator and salesmen. He has vision. He has passion for what he does. But, if you ask him, that’s not what he points to as the secret to his success. So then what is? “The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people,” Gates has been quoted as saying. “If we weren’t still hiring great people and pushing ahead at full speed, it would be easy to fall behind and become some mediocre company.” …Read more »

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