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Mark Zuckerberg asked Bill and Melinda Gates what advice they would give to their younger selves - here's what they said

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg asked Bill and Melinda Gates what advice they would give their younger selves if they could go back in time.
Bill Gates said that he regrets not realizing earlier that having many different skill sets makes you more intelligent - not just a high IQ.
Melinda Gates replied that she wishes she trusted herself more.
On Tuesday, Bill and Melinda Gates participated in an interview at Hunter College in New York City, where they fielded questions about their philanthropy, career, and marriage from audience members and Facebook...
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Melinda Gates explains how she and Bill can work together without fighting

Melinda Gates explains how she and Bill can work together without fighting

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Bill and Melinda Gates are among the most famous married couples who work together in the world.
Both of them work at their charitable foundation, which they say employs 1,500 people in offices on four continents.
One question they are frequently asked is how they deal with disagreements as they jointly run their foundation.
Melinda Gates had some insightful answers about how to co-lead with someone who has a reputation as a demanding boss.
Bill Gates has never had a reputation for being the easiest guy to work with. Back when he was CEO of Microsoft, he was...
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Bill and Melinda Gates say it's unfair they are so rich

Bill and Melinda Gates say it's unfair they are so rich

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In the 2018 Gates Letter , Bill and Melinda Gates answer the question, "Is it fair that you have so much influence?"
They both responded that it's unfair that their wealth opens doors that are closed for most people.
The Gates' added that is one reason why they started their philanthropic foundation, which aims to steer funding toward ideas and programs that can alleviate poverty and inequality around the world.
Critics of the Gates Foundation say it has become too big and powerful to fully scrutinize.
Bill Gates is the second richest person on Earth - which affords him a lot of power. He...
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