Bill Gates learned to focus on what's important after a fight with his parents

Bill Gates describes how a fight with his parents and the resulting visit to a psychiatrist, help him learn to focus his energy on what's important—a lesson we should all take to heart.

Before he became the world's richest man, Bill Gates was a teenage troublemaker! In this 60 Minutes video, Gates describes how a fight with his parents and the resulting visit to a psychiatrist, help him learn to focus his energy on what's important—a lesson we should all take to heart.

By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...