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Showing up for life : thoughts on the gifts of a lifetime

In a heartfelt, deeply personal book, Gates shares the values and principles he has instilled in his children, and continues to practice on the world stage today as the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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  • "In a heartfelt, deeply personal book, Gates shares the values and principles he has instilled in his children, and continues to practice on the world stage today as the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation."@en
  • "In a heartfelt, deeply personal book, Gates shares the values and principles he has instilled in his children, and continues to practice on the world stage today as the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation."
  • "The father of one of the most successful businessmen in history conveys the values and principles he has learned in life and instilled in his children."
  • "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 in the Great Depression, and which 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; 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 four score years of living into an inspiring road map for readers everywhere."@en

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  • "Autobiographie"
  • "Electronic books"

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  • "Showing up for life : thoughts on the gifts of a lifetime"
  • "Showing up for life : thoughts on the gifts of a lifetime"@en
  • "Showing Up for Life: Thoughts on the Gifts of a Lifetime"@en
  • "Showing up for life thoughts on the gifts of a lifetime"