Showing up for Life: Thoughts on the Gifts of a Lifetime [Audiobook] download free by Bill Gates

Showing up for Life: Thoughts on the Gifts of a Lifetime Audiobook download free by Bill Gates
  • Listen audiobook: Showing up for Life: Thoughts on the Gifts of a Lifetime
  • Author: Bill Gates
  • Release date: 2010/11/17
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9780385527026
  • Rating: 7.49 of 10
  • Votes: 411
  • Review by: Ariana Buchanan
  • Review rating: 8.58 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/17
  • Duration: 2H37M24S in 256 kbps (41.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-26
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, MPEG4, MP3, OPUS, WMA, FLAC (compression RAR, CPIO, ZIP, ARC)
  • Total pages original book: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 16M12S (4.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: A heartfelt, deeply personal book, Showing Up for Life shines a bright light on the values and principles that Bill Gates Sr. has learned over a lifetime of 'showing up'-lessons that he learned growing up during the Great Depression, and that he instilled in his children and continues to practice on the world stage as the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Through the course of several dozen narratives arranged in roughly chronological fashion, Gates introduces the people and experiences that influenced his thinking and guided his moral compass. Among them: the scoutmaster who taught him about teamwork and self reliance; and his famous son, Trey, whose curiosity and passion for computers and software led him to ultimately co-found Microsoft. Through revealing stories of his daughters, Kristi and Libby; his late wife, Mary, and his current wife, Mimi; and his work with Nelson Mandela and Jimmy Carter, among others, he discusses the importance of hard work, getting along, honoring a confidence, speaking out, and much more. Showing Up for Life translates one man's experiences over fourscore years of living into an inspiring road map for readers everywhere. As Bill Gates Sr. puts it: I'm 83 years old. Representing the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and everyone who is a part of it has given me the opportunity to see more of the world and its rich possibilities than most people ever do. I never imagined that I'd be working this late in life, or enjoying it so much.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Memoirs, Charities, Voluntary Services & Philanthropy, Assertiveness, Motivation & Self-esteem
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.33 USD
  • Dimensions: 127x191x13mm
  • Weight: 154g
  • Printed by: Image Books
  • Published in: New York, United States

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