How the World’s top 10 Richest Men Got That Way

2. Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Who: CEO of Microsoft
Net worth: $75 billion
Secret to success: Surround yourself with smart people
Quote: “I like my job because it involves learning. I like the fact that if people really try they can figure out how to invent things that actually have an impact. I don’t like to waste time where I’m not hearing new things or being creative.”

1. Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos

Who: CEO, Amazon.com
Net worth: $131 billion
Secret to success: Try more things. “If you double the number of experiments you do per year you’re going to double your inventiveness.”
Quote: “Frugality drives innovation, just like other constraints do. One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.”

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