HIT­TING RE­FRESH

India Today - - 17 GLOBAL INDIAN -

Be­cause he has made Mi­crosoft the world’s most valu­able com­pany with a mar­ket cap­i­tal­i­sa­tion of over $1 tril­lion. When asked how he felt about this, how­ever, the stoic Nadella said, “I would be dis­gusted if some­body ever cel­e­brated our mar­ket cap”

Be­cause when he be­came CEO of Mi­crosoft in 2014, the com­pany was stodgy and lan­guish­ing. Today, its cloud-based ser­vice has more sub­scribers than Spo­tify and Ama­zon Prime com­bined

Be­cause he doesn’t just want to em­u­late Bill Gates. He wants to build some­thing bigger and bet­ter

LEARN­ING CURVE

Be­fore he be­came CEO, Nadella found him­self a go-to book for in­spi­ra­tion— Carol S. Dweck’s Mind­set: The New Psychology of Suc­cess. He once ex­plained its im­pact. “The sim­ple con­cept in that book was it is bet­ter to be a lear­nit-all even if the know-it-all has more in­nate ca­pa­bil­ity, be­cause the learn-itall ul­ti­mately will do bet­ter”

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