Satya Nadella talks about culture, empathy, philosophy and trust apart from technology in his Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft’s Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone. Here are the six most powerful thoughts from the book that inspired me and will surely help you stay grounded.
Spanning nine chapters with a foreword by none other than Bill Gates the book is worth reading for everyone in and even outside the technology industry.
Any advice that advocates passivity in the face of bias is wrong.
Success can cause people to unlearn the habits that made them successful in the first place.
Leadership means making choices and rallying the team around these choices.
We need not just to value differences but to actively seek them out, invite them in.
When I learn about a shortcoming it is a thrilling moment. The person who points out has given me the gift of insight.
For anything great to happen – great software, innovative hardware, or even a sustainable institution – there needs to be a one great mind or a set of agreeing minds.
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