technology The Real Reason for Bill Gates' Success By GL Hoffman Add New Comment Log In Submit 5 Comments Callin Ryan 5 years ago I think you all are putting a little too much thought into this. Emeri Gent [Em] 5 years ago If this is supposed to be a joke then I agree with Bob, if it is deep thought then I am having a hard time seeing what Ramana saw here. A little bit of edification then on why this venn can be insightful would be appreciated. (Did try to take one more look but just like A and C ... NOPE still can't see it).e.g.,I am a Venn A-B Bonehead (but Bill Gates never gave me $50K) Ramana Rajgopaul 5 years ago A powerful message in just such a short presentation. Great post Emeri Gent [Em] 5 years ago D is for DOS. B is for Bonehead (selling DOS for $50K to Steve Ballmer). my interpretation for Bill Gates formula for success is to find B and keep Duplicating D ...e.g.,Gates Infamous Deal with IBM Callin Ryan 5 years ago So you're saying if Bill Gates had been popular in college or high school he would not have been a success?