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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 »

A Lesson From Microsoft’s Outrageous Comment

We don’t want to pile on, but Satya Nadella probably wishes he could have a few of his words back. On Thursday – in front of a group of women in the tech industry – the Microsoft CEO was asked how women should go about getting a raise. His answer: “It’s not really about asking for the raise, but knowing and having faith that the system will actually give you the right raises as you go along,” Nadella said,ReadWrite reported. “That’s good karma. It will come back. That’s the kind of person that I want to trust, that I want to …Read more »

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