Bill Gates, businessman and philanthropist, talks about change and arming yourself with knowledge (in keeping with your interests) of science, engineering, and economics, for they are the agents of change in all institutions.
(uplifting music)…- Would you talk a little bit…about career decisions for kids?…- There's many tracks to success.…If you look at the skillsets…that allowed Microsoft to be super successful,…it was blending together people with many backgrounds.…Engineering was the core thing.…Without that, the rest of it sort of didn't make sense.…And I'm an engineer.…I loved writing software.…I got a chance starting at age 13…to spend most my time thinking about…okay, what's good stuff software,…what can it do, that kind of thing.…
And so, if you can find something you're passionate about,…like I was lucky enough to,…that was essentially a hobby that turned into a career,…it's greatly simplifying.…You see that people who are good at design,…thinking about policy, they'll often find a career.…I've got a daughter in college,…and she's still trying to decide.…You know, there's a lot of angst.…Should I go be a doctor, social worker, so many choices.…And that's great, but it is hard to pick.…
I do think basic knowledge…of the sciences, math skills, economics,…
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