Decision Making with businessThink

I recently read businessThink and got a few good tips out of it. The premise of the book is to remove guesswork out of decision making by following 8 main rules: 1. Check your ego at the door before it shuts out great ideas 2. Create curiosity to uncover opportunity 3. Look for more than…

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Why I work at Microsoft

I recently posted my resume on my blog, and this resulted in a few people to contact me wondering if I wanted to leave Microsoft. My answer is always “NO”. Here is what I love about my job, which is my minimum bar before even considering working somewhere else.   I get to work with…

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How can Microsoft help change the world?

I’ve been doing some thinking and figured I would ask the blogsphere…. How would you combine all of these different assets to enable our customers and partners to change the world? It seems like we have a lot of stuff (facilities, patents, technologies, experts, training, and other) that could be combined in some way, but…

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Brian Groth’s Resumé/CV

In the spirit of transparency and open communication, here is my resumé/CV so you can know a bit more about me. Brian Groth Resumé/CV As of July 2010 Brian.Groth@microsoft.com /  www.BrianGroth.com   Highlights & Summary       Primary Strengths (as verified with my current and previous managers) Capacity to execute at a business and…

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A $20 Cookie for Katrina Victims

Here is how I just paid $20 for a chocolate chip cookie: Sara Ford works here at Microsoft She grew up in Waveland, MS which was hit by hurricane Katrina Her parents house was flooded and the entire community needs help Sara decided to help MSNBC contacted her about it MSNBC then went and interviewed…

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