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Bill Gates on how to be a zen CEO


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Bill Gates on how to be a zen CEO

The task of CEO is making a series of decision which can have massive ramifications. This can play heavily on anyone’s mind, causing stress and overworking…but seemingly not Bill Gates’. One of the world’s most successful businessmen and richest men wasn’t at all worried about burning out despite his extreme work regime.

In an interview with NBC in 1984, Gates immediately answered no to the question of if he’ll burnout by 30. Why? He said: “It’s not like we’re doing the same thing all day long, we go into our offices and think up new programs, we get together in meetings, we go out and see end users, we talk to customers.”

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