Bill Gates: Patience is the Key Element of Success


"It's Fine to Celebrate Success but It is More Important to Heed the Lessons of Failure"

Bill Gates does not need any introduction, he is known by his work all over the world. We all know that the foundation of the world's best software company "Microsoft" is also laid by Bill Gates.

About Family

The real name of Bill Gates is William Henry Gates. He was born in Seattle, Washington, on October 28, 1955. He had four more members in his family - his father, William H. Gates, a famous lawyer, his mother was Mary Maxwell Gates, who was a member of the board of directors of the first Interstate Bank System and United Way, and had two sisters named Christie and Libby Are.

Bill Gates Childhood

Bill Gates also enjoyed his childhood and he continued to actively participate in sports jumping with studies. His parents had been dreaming of him to make a career in law, but he had been interested in computer science and programming languages since his childhood. His early education took place at Lakeside School. When he was a student of class VIII, his school bought a computer program on ASR-33 telecommunication terminal and General Electric (GE) computer, in which Gates showed interest.

Then, at the age of thirteen, he wrote his first computer program called "Tic-tac-toe" and used to play games from computer. Bill Gates was very impressed with this machine and was keen to know how the software codes work. Bill Gates was passionate for Computer Programming. After this, Gates continued to show interest in systems called DEC, PDP, Mini Computer, but they were restricted by computers center corporation for a period of 1 month for the loopholes being made in the operating system. During this time, he along with his friends influenced the people by removing the error in the software of CCC and after that he continued to study the source code for various programs by visiting the CCC office and running this process till 1970.


Information Sciences Inc select Four Lakeside students for work, including Bill Gates, hired to write a payroll program at COBOL, making computer time and royalty available. After this it was impossible to stop him. At the age of 17, he along with his friend Allen created a trophy-o-data venture that used to create Traffic Counter based on the Intel 8008 Processor. In 1973 he passed Lakeside School and after that he enrolled in a multi-popular Harvard College. But in 1975, he did not graduate from there, because of the lack of direction in his life.

Microsoft Beginning

At the age of 15, Bill started a business with his best friend Paul Allen. They created the "Traf-O-Data" program, which tracked Traffic Pattern of Seattle City and tried to improve it. And they got $ 20,000 of this effort, which was their first earnings.

Bill Gates personally created the Intel 8080 chip and the most affordable chip in the personal computer at that time, which Bill Gates realizes that this the best opportunity given by time when he should start his own Company. A MITS (Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems) who created a microcomputer, agreed to attend Gates at an exhibition, and Gates created an Alternator Emulator for them, which became active in Mini Computer and later on Interpreter started working with. That was the time when Microsoft rise. After this, Bill Gates and his partner allowed to work in the Albuquerque office of MITS. He named his pair of Micro-Soft and established his first office in Albuquerque only. On November 26, 1976, he registered Microsoft's name as a trading company. Microsoft worked very hard and in the early years, moving towards advancement. Gates also paid attention to business descriptions, used to write codes, and also used the code that written by other employees and reviewed each row himself.

After this, the well-known company IBM showed interest in working with Microsoft, requested Microsoft to make a Basic Interpreter for its personal computer. After leaving many difficulties Gates Microsoft has become very popular in the industry world. In 1981, Microsoft reorganized to become Chairman of Bill Gates. After that Microsoft introduced the first version of its Microsoft Windows. Gates did a very wonderful job in Microsoft's position, during which he took many important decisions in the interest of the Microsoft company.

Personal Life

In 1994, Bill Gates married to Melinda, who lives in France, and in 1996 she gave birth to Jennifer Katherine Gates. After this, Melinda and Bill Gates had two more children named Rory John Gates and Phoebe Adele Gates. Currently, Bill Gates lives with his family in his beautiful home in Medina, located in Washington, worth $ 1.25 million.

Farce Indcident

Once Bill Gates went to a meal in a hotel. After eating the food, he woke up the bill. He also gave a tip to the waiter $ 10 as he got the bill because he liked the service of that hotel. When they started going out of the hotel they saw that the waiter was watching them with great attention. Bill Gates found this thing very strange. He called the waiter to him and asked why you are looking at me like this. The waiter replied that just a few days ago your daughter had come to eat at this hotel here. And while going, she gave me a tip of $ 100. But even though you are the richest person in this world, you are giving me a tip of only $ 10. Bill Gates began to laugh at the waiter and he told the waiter - she is the daughter of the richest person in this world, and I am the son of a poor person. I always remember my past. Because he was my guide, so I never forget him.


Bill Gates is such a person who, after listening to the picture of the world's most popular and great industrialist, comes to us. He is the richest person in the world in terms of donation. Once he asked about his goal in college, he said that he wanted to become Millionaire till the age of 30 but he had become a billionaire for 30 years. Gates never gave up in his life, Gates always believed that the mistake made by everyone, but the mistakes that he attempts to improve succeed in life.

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