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Success of a Businessman

June 1, 2012

I.Introduction
A. My paper is about the contributions Bill Gates has made to the computer industry. B. Bill Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revelation. He is a computer programmer and a philanthropist. He is one of the wealthiest men in the world, becoming a billionaire before the age of 32. C. This paper gives the purpose of being informative to my audience about the life and accomplishments of Bill Gates. D. Bill Gates has a great influence over me because he came from a normal childhood and grew to be so successful because of motivation and innovation, which has made him the successful businessman he is today. He is one of the best programmers in the world and is the world’s youngest self-made billionaires, defined by Wikipedia (2012). He has generously donated to several charities, including his own. He is a hard worker and expected his coworkers and employees to have the same work ethic. He is a prime example of constructive criticism.

II.Your Field of Study
A. Computer Engineering Technology is my chosen field of study because I am a hands-on person and I enjoy working with computers. B. I expect to graduate with my B.S. in Computer Engineering in the year 2015.

III.Characteristics of the leader
A. I got this leader because he was not handed his opportunities. He has had to work for everything that he possesses today. B. By discovering Microsoft, Gates has gained control of the computer software world. Technological innovation, keen business strategy and aggressive competition tactics were used, according to The Biography Channel website (2011), to build the world’s largest software business.

IV.Characteristics of an effective leader
A. Psychology Today (2009) states that experience, conscious self-development, education and training produces effective leaders. B. Gates’ leadership traits are his ability to be innovative. He is ambitious,...
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