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He consistently ranks in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people. He's Bill Gates and here are his Top 10 Rules for Success.

Key Points:

  1. Have energy.
  2. Have a BAD influence.
  3. Work hard.
  4. Create the future.
  5. Enjoy what you do.
  6. Play bridge.
  7. Ask for advice.
  8. Pick good people.
  9. Don’t procrastinate.
  10. Have a sense of humor.

Quote This:

You’ve got to enjoy what you do every day.

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Talk About It
  1. What is your initial reaction to this topic? What jumped out at you?
  2. Which of Gates’ top ten is the most important in your opinion? Which is the least? 
  3. Which of Gates’ top ten is the easiest for you? Which is the hardest?
  4. Name one or two things that would make your own top ten list for success.
  5. How do you define success personally? Professionally? How do you think Gates defines it?
  6. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.