Reflection on Satya Nadella Interview

When you think of IT oriented companies, Microsoft will come up often. The CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, was interviewed in the New York Times. He discussed some leadership lessons he has learned. One which stood out to me is about what drives him crazy in a meeting. Nadella says if someone outside the company says the way they are doing something is how we use to do it or someone in the company says this is how we do it drives him crazy. Then I continued reading where he describes taking all the experience to find the best for the current situation. Something I have noticed through my experience is how staying the same is not the best route and neither is adopting every new process. Every organization is different and not every process will work for every organization. This is something I am going to remember for the future. As someone who like to be using the latest technology, the latest technology or process improvement is not always the best. What I would do is look at the situation to determine the best way to move forward using ideas from current best practice and current ways of working.

Interview: https://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/21/business/satya-nadella-chief-of-microsoft-on-his-new-role.html

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