It appears Bill Gates have recognised the importance of being a great communicator to get his ideas across. This review gives examples from the speech and why the example is effective. The link below will take you to the article in the Business Week.
Microsoft MSFT co-founder Bill Gates, who is considered a brilliant technologist and a leading philanthropist, has not been known for his public speaking skills. His Microsoft presentations were largely filled with mind-numbing statistics, highly technical jargon, and busy PowerPoint slides. Well, something has changed. … (Click on link below to read the rest of the article)
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