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Winning from Within - A Breakthrough Method for Leading, Living, and Lasting Change by Erica Ariel Fox

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CHAPTER 11

Path: Grow with Your Voyager

Not all those who wander are lost.

—J. R. R. TOLKIEN, The Lord of the Rings

In November 1975, William Henry “Bill” Gates took a leave of absence from Harvard College to start his own computer company. This made him both a college dropout and something of a maverick. Over the next few decades, Bill Gates seemed to evolve, as a person and as a leader, in front of our eyes.

He started out as a tech wizard. His Thinker could crack technical problems others didn’t understand. His Dreamer was an innovative genius as a software developer, and as a visionary in the market for personal computers. He built Microsoft and launched a social revolution with his Thinker and Dreamer in the lead.

As Microsoft grew, so did ...

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