Showing Up for Life: Reflections of the Gifts of a Lifetime

  • 3h 36m 11s
  • Bill Gates, Sr., Mary Ann Mackin
  • The Random House Audio Publishing Group
  • 2009

Showing Up for Life shines a bright light on the values and principles that Bill Gates Sr. has learned over a lifetime of “showing up” — lessons that he learned growing up in the Great Depression, and which he instilled in his children and continues to practice on the world stage as the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

In this Audiobook

  • Some Second Thoughts About Thinking
  • Showing Up for Life
  • Hard Work
  • Radical Generosity
  • Open-Mindedness
  • Getting Along
  • Speaking Out
  • Learning How to Lose
  • Honoring a Confidence
  • Finding Meaning in Your Work
  • Thinking Tall
  • Showing Up for Your Family
  • Sharing Your Gifts with Others
  • Connecting People
  • Creating the Change You'd Like to See Happen
  • A Habit Passed Down
  • Celebrating Life
  • Mary's Wedding Toast
  • Making Your Life Your Message
  • Never Forget to Ask: “Is it right?”
  • The Power of One
  • Things I Learned from My Children
  • The Enduring Campfires of Cheerio
  • The Rites and Riches of Lasting Friendships
  • Learning Begins at Birth
  • Marrying Well (Again)
  • Grandparents
  • A Lesson on Leadership
  • America at Risk
  • Four-Letter Words
  • Getting off the Sidelines
  • Government of the People, by the People, for the People
  • The Older You Grow the Taller You Get
  • An Expression of Gratitude
  • Traditions—Making Memories
  • Getting Everybody Dancing
  • Empowering Women
  • When the Benefits of Neighboring Come Full Circle
  • Portraits of Courage
  • Africa, We See You
  • Walking with Giants
  • The People You Meet Showing Up
  • A Master Citizen
  • There's No Problem Bigger Than We Are
  • These Numbers Are Our Neighbors
  • Public Will
  • How a Hole in the Fence Led a Boy from Poverty to Poetry
  • A Place to Start


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