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The Resource Showing up for life : thoughts on the gifts of a lifetime, Bill Gates, Sr. with Mary Ann Mackin

Showing up for life : thoughts on the gifts of a lifetime, Bill Gates, Sr. with Mary Ann Mackin

Label
Showing up for life : thoughts on the gifts of a lifetime
Title
Showing up for life
Title remainder
thoughts on the gifts of a lifetime
Statement of responsibility
Bill Gates, Sr. with Mary Ann Mackin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
The father of one of the most successful businessmen in history conveys the values and principles he has learned in life, has instilled in his children, and which he now practices on a world stage as the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
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318262
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 179/.9
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HN49.V64
LC item number
G38 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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thoughts on the gifts of a lifetime
Label
Showing up for life : thoughts on the gifts of a lifetime, Bill Gates, Sr. with Mary Ann Mackin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Foreword / Bill Gates, Jr. -- Some second thoughts about thinking -- Showing up for life -- Hard work -- Radical generosity -- Open-mindedness -- Getting along -- Speaking out -- Learning how to lose -- Honoring a confidence -- Finding meaning in your work -- Thinking tall -- Showing up for your family -- Sharing your gifts with others -- Connecting people -- Creating the change you'd like to see happen -- A habit passed down -- Celebrating life -- Mary's wedding toast -- Making your life your message -- Never forget to ask "Is it right?" -- The power of one -- Things I learned from my children -- The enduring campfires of Cheerio -- The rites and riches of lasting friendships -- Learning begins at birth -- Marry well (again) -- Grandparents -- A lesson on leadership -- America at risk -- Four-letter words -- Getting off the sidelines -- Government of the people, by the people, FOR the people -- The older you grow the taller you get -- An expression of gratitude -- Traditions: making memories -- Getting everybody dancing -- Empowering women -- When the benefits of neighboring come full circle -- Portraits of courage -- Africa, we see you -- Walking with giants -- The people you meet showing up -- A master citizen -- There's no problem bigger than we are -- These numbers are our neighbors -- Public will -- How a hole in the fence led a boy from poverty to poetry -- A place to start
Control code
5055852
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 192 p.
Isbn
9780385527019
Lccn
2008050080
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn251205398
  • (OCoLC)251205398
Label
Showing up for life : thoughts on the gifts of a lifetime, Bill Gates, Sr. with Mary Ann Mackin
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Foreword / Bill Gates, Jr. -- Some second thoughts about thinking -- Showing up for life -- Hard work -- Radical generosity -- Open-mindedness -- Getting along -- Speaking out -- Learning how to lose -- Honoring a confidence -- Finding meaning in your work -- Thinking tall -- Showing up for your family -- Sharing your gifts with others -- Connecting people -- Creating the change you'd like to see happen -- A habit passed down -- Celebrating life -- Mary's wedding toast -- Making your life your message -- Never forget to ask "Is it right?" -- The power of one -- Things I learned from my children -- The enduring campfires of Cheerio -- The rites and riches of lasting friendships -- Learning begins at birth -- Marry well (again) -- Grandparents -- A lesson on leadership -- America at risk -- Four-letter words -- Getting off the sidelines -- Government of the people, by the people, FOR the people -- The older you grow the taller you get -- An expression of gratitude -- Traditions: making memories -- Getting everybody dancing -- Empowering women -- When the benefits of neighboring come full circle -- Portraits of courage -- Africa, we see you -- Walking with giants -- The people you meet showing up -- A master citizen -- There's no problem bigger than we are -- These numbers are our neighbors -- Public will -- How a hole in the fence led a boy from poverty to poetry -- A place to start
Control code
5055852
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 192 p.
Isbn
9780385527019
Lccn
2008050080
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn251205398
  • (OCoLC)251205398

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