I. Introduction A. Attention Getter: As college students, it is in our nature to procrastinate, whether it be doing essays hours before they’re due, 8 page research papers the night before, rushing to do last minute slides for a presentation or writing your informative speech that’s a third of our grade, during every break I had. We all, including myself, procrastinate. We can all thank Bill Gates for making our times of procrastination slightly more bearable by creating the Microsoft software that is accessible, easy to use and constantly evolving to meet consumer needs. B. Thesis Statement: Today I am going to inform you about Bill Gates who invented Microsoft software and started what is now known as the largest computer …show more content…
You can now find versions of Windows on around 90 per cent of the world's computers.” b. Impact: Bill Gates has created a software that not only is used in the United States but around the world, by creating windows 95 he made the use of the computers accessible and technologically enhancing the software. 3. Claim: Through Bill Gates accomplishment of Microsoft and at home computers he became known as one of the wealthiest men. a. Support: At forbes.com last accessed in September 2013, states that Bill Gates is the wealthiest man in America and his current net worth is 72 billion and is considered to be number 6 of the most powerful people. b. Impact: Bill Gate is one of the very few billionaires in the world, because of his inventions, wealth and status he is able to influence much of society.
Transition: Now that I have told you about Bill Gates accomplishments, I will explain his legacy C. Topic Sentence: Bill Gates legacy includes his generous donations to charity, his millennium scholarship, and 1. Claim: A part of Bill Gates Legacy is his generous donations to charity but much emphasizing on HIV and AIDS a. Support: At gatesfoundation.org last accessed June 2013 It states that the foundation that Bill Gates donated too has committed more than US$2.5 billion in HIV grants to organizations around the world. We have also
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Gates later went on co-found Microsoft and create lasting and groundbreaking computer software that continues to be valuable to society as technology has become common in day to day life. Undoubtedly, Gate’s intellect, passion, and creativity led him to create an extraordinary product and established him as a modern genius.
Bill Gates made a lot of changes to the way the world operates through technology and made life at lot easier for other people around the world. Bill Gates (also known as William Henry III or Trey) is an American entrepreneur, business mogul, investor, philanthropist, and one of the most richest and influential people in the world. He was also known as the best businessman in the 20th century. In his years as a child, he had the attitude for math and science as well as showing interest in computer programming in his teenage years.
When people think of a hero they think of Superman, Batman, or Spiderman, but what they should think of are people that make difference. Bill Gates has made a huge difference in today’s world; he is an extremely successful entrepreneur, an active philanthropist, and a very motivated person in general. With this motivation he has and will accomplish anything he puts his mind to. He was CEO of Microsoft and became the richest man in the world. He also created one of the most credible and generous charitable organization in the world. As a positive influence on today’s world, Bill Gates has proven himself as person with his good work ethic, positive attitude, and great accomplishments.
The richest man in the world, in his time, was Andrew Carnegie. His story of success was truly one of rags to riches. After coming to the U.S. from Scotland as part of a working-class family, he moved from job to job, eventually becoming more influential and gaining a large sum of money. Soon he was using his wealth to contribute to many public services, such as libraries and schools. Andrew Carnegie's life and actions have left a long-standing legacy and have contributed greatly to the American way of life, particularly toward education.
Bill Gates mother, Mary had devoted most of her time working with charities and civil affairs organizations, the most popular name being United Way. She would bring Bill with her on many volunteer missions. Bill Gates would grow up to follow her example, only he would have the money to donate and even create his own organizations and foundations (Bill Gates, 2011).
In the other hand, William H.Gates, also known as Bill gates aspired his whole life to create the finest technology to make everyone’s life easier. He created what is known know as Microsoft which is a
Bill Gates is one of the most visionary leaders of our time. He created in his mind the idea of the greatness of computerized systems and that vision even though far at that time transformed in our present. He foresaw that computers will be an essential part not only in future business but in the lives of Americans. His efforts and strategic planning delivered him the opportunities to develop different operating systems including Windows. Windows Software has been an essential key in his financial success because this software took the market by storm providing customers the opportunity to multitask and leave behind the systems that were operated only on a command based entry. His revenues after the expansion of his company has made him been ranked by Forbes as the richest man on earth for the last thirteen years. During the years he served as chairman of Microsoft he established new ways to deal efficiently with human resources issues; like for the hiring process he stated in the past that he prefers intelligence over experience in an employee because they are easier to train and to adapt to the world of Microsoft.
B. Thesis- When the projects, exams, and extra-curricular activities start to pile up on one another it seems as though we don’t have enough time in the day. This is when college students tend to lose precious hours of sleep to catch up on their academics and extra-curricular activities and the consequences can be costly.
B. I am going to be presenting to you today the life of Elon Musk, a multibillionaire and founder and CEO of multiple innovate and successful businesses. He is someone I have personally looked up to an been inspired by in his extensive success and work towards, as he would say, saving humanity.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is a foundation that supports other organizations who share its guiding belief that every life has equal value. Located in Seattle, Washington, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have an asset trust endowment of 36.2 billion dollars as of September 30, 2012. It supports grantees in all 50 states and 100 countries internationally in areas of global development, global health, United States program, and a smaller charitable support initiative sector. Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, and Warren Buffett give direction to CEO Jeff Raikes and co-chairmen William H. Gates Sr. regarding grant allocation and investments. (Gates Foundation)
* Bill Gates has high need for achievement, he fully focused on achievement. He is known a demanding boss who encourages creativity and recognizes employees’ achievements.
When William Henry Gates came into the world in the year 1955, the fledgling computer industry was still trying to spread its wings and fly. AOn the day he was born in 1955, fewer then 500 electronic computers had existed in the entire world, their total retail value amounted to less then $200 million, and the term Asoftware@ had not yet been coined.@(Manes, 2) Bill first laid a hand on a computer in 1968 while in junior high school. The computer business was rapidly transforming at this time, and so was Bill Gates. He saw the real profitable side of computers was not their hardware. Rather it was the software end of the business. Good software is what makes a computer exciting and easy to use. Bill Gates grabbed this concept and ran with it. The result: As of 1993 AGates was personally worth more than $2 billion@, and his company, Microsoft, was Avalued at more than $7 billion.@(Manes, 2)
One of the achievements Gates was when, in 1987, he unveiled the Windows software, which newer version of Windows are used in computers today ("Bill Gates." Business Leader Profiles for Students).Another achievement of Gates was in 1995, when Gates unveiled the iconic Windows 95 update. In 1999, Gates became the world’s wealthiest self-made man when his net worth was estimated at around $90 Billion. In 2000, Gates stepped down as Microsoft CEO. Also in 2000, Gates, along with his wife Melinda, founded the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation). In 2006, Gates reduced his role at Microsoft in order to devote his time to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ("Bill Gates." Business Leader Profiles for Students). He was also named Time’s Person of the Year, in 2006. In 2008, Gates stepped down as full-time employee of Microsoft in order to work full-time for the Bill and Melinda Gates