Be passionate and bold. Always keep learning. You stop doing useful things if you don't learn.— Satya Nadella
The most seductive Satya Nadella quotes to get the best of your day
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.
Our ambitions are bold and so must be our desire to change and evolve our culture.
Many companies aspire to change the world.
But very few have all the elements required: talent, resources and perseverance. Microsoft has proven that it has all three in abundance.
Be passionate and bold. 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.
Microsoft is the productivity and platform company for the mobile-first and cloud-first world.
The opportunity ahead for Microsoft is vast, but to seize it, we must focus clearly, move faster and continue to transform. A big part of my job is to accelerate our ability to bring innovative products to our customers more quickly.
I think playing cricket taught me more about working in teams and leadership that has stayed with me throughout my career.
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.
A lot of people are joking about the Windows 10 error message that says 'Something Happened'. Well, that's not on me. My original idea was to not have any errors at all, and for the operating system to be called Windows RT ME One.
In the post-Snowden world, you need to enable others to build their own cloud and have mobility of applications. That’s both because of the physicality of computing–where the speed of light still matters–and because of geopolitics.
This is a critical time for the industry and for Microsoft.
Make no mistake, we are headed for greater places — as technology evolves and we evolve with and ahead of it. Our job is to ensure that Microsoft thrives in a mobile and cloud-first world.
Our industry does not respect tradition - it only respects innovation.
The way I measure my life is 'Am I better than I was last year?'
You renew yourself every day. Sometimes you're successful, sometimes your not, but it's the average that counts.
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.
This notion of universal Windows apps is a very powerful concept because we're now aggregating the 300-plus-million-socket run rate of Windows into one opportunity for our developers.
I marvel every day at how people can excel - and that’s what really gets me going.
This is a software-powered world.
One of the key things in the tech business in particular is that you need to be able to push boundaries.
Our mission of empowering every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more is really a look back to the very creation of Microsoft.
Technologies will come and go, so you need to be able to both ask and answer the question: What do you do as a company, why do you exist?
What was true then and what is true now is that we create technology so others can create more technology.
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.