Here Are A Few Quotes by Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella

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Satya Narayana Nadella is an Indian American business executive and the current chief executive officer of Microsoft. He was appointed CEO on 4 February 2014, succeeding Steve Ballmer

Quotes by satya nadella

Let’s take a look at some of his quotes: –

  • “Our industry does not respect tradition – it only respects innovation.”

  • If you don’t have a real stake in the new, then just surviving on the old – even if it is about efficiency – I don’t think is a long-term game.”

  • The view you adopt for yourself profoundly affects the way you lead your life.”

  • “Success can cause people to unlearn the habits that made them successful in the first place.”

  • “I think playing cricket taught me more about working in teams and leadership that has stayed with me throughout my career.”

  • “A leader must see the external opportunities and the internal capability and culture, and all of the connections among them and respond to them before they become obvious parts of the conventional wisdom.”

  • “The way I measure my life is – Am I better than I was last year?”

  • “Passion, toil, and training can help you to soar.”

  • “We must ensure not only that everyone receives equal pay for equal work, but that they have the opportunity to do equal work.”

  • “Always keep learning. You stop doing useful things if you don’t learn. So, the last part to me is the key, especially if you have had some initial success. It becomes even more critical that you have the learning ‘bit’ always switched on.”

  • “Learning to fly is not pretty but flying is.”

  • “If you are going to have a risk-taking culture, you can’t really look at every failure as a failure, you’ve got to be able to look at the failure as a learning opportunity.”

  • “Finally, I truly believe that each of us must find meaning in our work. The best work happens when you know that it’s not just work, but something that will improve other people’s lives.”

  • “You’re trying to take something that can be described in many, many sentences and pages of prose, but you can convert it into a couple lines of poetry and you still get the essence, so it’s that compression. The best code is poetry.”

  • “You renew yourself every day. Sometimes you’re successful, sometimes you’re not, but it’s the average that counts.”

  • “Our industry does not respect tradition – it only respects innovation.”.

  • “Our ambitions are bold and so must be our desire to change and evolve our culture.”

  • “Like anyone else, a lot of what I do and how I think has been shaped by my family and my overall life experience. Many who know me say I am also defined by my curiosity and thirst for learning. I buy more books than I can finish. I sign up for more online courses than I can complete. I fundamentally believe that if you are not learning new things, you stop doing great and useful things. So family, curiosity and hunger for knowledge all define me.”

  • “It’s not really about asking for the raise but knowing and having faith that the system will actually give you the right raises as you go along. And that, I think, might be one of the additional superpowers that, quite frankly, women who don’t ask for raises have. Because that’s good karma. It’ll come back. Because somebody’s going to know: ‘That’s the kind of person that I want to trust. That’s the kind of person that I want to really give more responsibility to.”

  • “Every time you think all the technology that had been created already, all you have to do is look around and then there’s someone new who’s born with a new idea.”

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