4 Bill GatesPart 1 （para 1):It is a general introduction about Bill Gates.Part 2 （ para 2~6):It deal with Bill Gates’ personal traits as an explanation to why he succeeded.Part 3 （para7~11):It deals with Bill Gates’ personal development.Part 4 （para 12):Conclusion:Gates’ hopes for future and what others wonder about his future.
5 比尔盖茨RichestSaveBrillianceMultitaskingWhen I was 19,I caught sight of the future and based my career on what I saw.I turn out to have been right.
6 Text content summaryAs the most famous businessman and the richest man in the world,Bill Gates has dominated the personal computing system and modernized the whole world.Gates’ success stems from his personality:an unbelievable and at times frightening blend of brilliance,drive and competitiveness;his time management skills;saving time and money;his “multitasking”ability and his management style.Gates’ personal development is arranged by time sequence.In the end,Gates hopes to be running Microsoft for another 10 years and then promises to focus on his family and giving his money away.But one can only wonder what he will do in the near future.
7 The high evaluation of Bill Gates He's the most famous businessman and the richest man in the world—worth an estimated $40 billion in Without a doubt, Bill Gates belongs in the same class as Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, and other great minds who changed the world. The self-described "hacker" has dominated the personal computing revolution and modernized the whole world in the process. Indeed, his classification into any other rank than this would seriously understate his impact on the world.
8 The factors of Bill Gates’s success 1 Gates' success stems from his personality: an unbelievable and at times frightening blend of high-voltage brilliance, drive and competitiveness.2 Indeed, if there's one thing that distinguishes the Gates style, it is his time management skills. Conservation of time, energy, and focus are his hallmarks.3 Another trait that makes him so unusual is his incredible "multitasking
9 How does he run his company Gates runs his company mainly through three methodsHe bats out a hundred or more messages a day (and night)He meets every month or so with his top management panel of experts and advisersMost importantly, he holds two or three small review meetings a day with a procession of teams working on the company's various products.
10 The development of Bill and his company When Bill Gates was in the sixth grade, his parents sent him to see a psychologist. After a year of sessions and tests, the psychologist reached his conclusion. "You're going to lose," he told Gates' mother Mary. "You had better just adjust to it because there's no use trying to beat him." In the 22 years since he dropped out of Harvard to conquer the world of computer operating systems and application software, he has been deadly for competitors trying to claw their way into the market.
11 The development of Bill and his company In early 1975, at the age of 19, while at Harvard University, he and Paul Allen wrote an interpreter for the programming language used by MITS Altair, the first commercially available personal computer. It was their intense relationship—Gates the workaholic code writer and competitor, Allen the dreamy visionary—that laid the first brick in the foundation of Microsoft.
12 The development of Bill and his company In 1976, Gates began licensing Microsoft's software products directly to computer manufacturers, which dramatically increased Microsoft's profits. Although MITS soon folded, Microsoft had already attracted new customers including, at the time, small hardware firms like Apple, Commodore and Tandy.
13 The development of Bill and his company In 1980, IBM invited Microsoft to write a series of programming languages for its new personal computer, the IBM PC. Gates offered that Microsoft could also produce the operating systems (MS-DOS). The IBM PC and MS-DOS were bundled together and announced to the public in August Throughout the 1980s Microsoft moved steadily upward and by the 1990s MS-DOS had been exported around the world and had become the dominant software platform. By 1995, roughly 85 percent of the world's personal computers were using a Microsoft operating system.
14 The development of Bill and his company Today the Microsoft campus is a "home" for new ideas and products that currently number over 200. It has mushroomed to nearly 18,000 employees and $6 billion in profits. By 1992, at least 3,400 of Microsoft's employees had become millionaires from their stocks.
15 Gates’ hopes for future Gates’ hopes to still be running Micsoft for another 10 years,he says,and then promises to focus intensely on his family and giving his money away,but that won’t be the last you hear of him.Almost everyone in the developed world has used or is using a product that he wons a piece of,from surfing websites on Microsoft Explorer to watching movies brought to us by the distributor DreamWorks SKG.One can only wonder what he will do in the near future.