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Business Brilliant - Surprising Lessons from the Greatest Self-Made Business Icons by Lewis Schiff

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4Imitate, Don’t Innovate

ABOUT 7 OUT OF 10 OF THE MIDDLE-CLASS SURVEY RESPONDENTS SAID THAT THEY BELIEVE IT TAKES “A BIG OR NEW IDEA” TO BECOME WEALTHY.

ONLY 3 OUT OF 10 SELF-MADE MILLIONAIRES AGREED.

images The Man Who Could Have Been Bill Gates

Gary Kildall was a thirty-year-old Ph.D. in computer science at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, when, in early 1972, he got a look at a new microchip produced by a local company called Intel Systems. The inch long Intel 4004 had been designed to work inside a desktop calculating machine, but Kildall and a handful of his fellow technophiles saw the 4004 for what it truly was: the nucleus ...

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