I was reading back through Satya Nadella’s email on Bold Ambition and Our Core, and a few things caught my eye.
One of them was the idea that if you want to thrive at Microsoft, you need to drive change.
“And if you want to thrive at Microsoft and make a world impact, you and your team must add numerous more changes to this list that you will be enthusiastic about driving.
Nothing is off the table in how we think about shifting our culture to deliver on this core strategy. Organizations will change. Mergers and acquisitions will occur. Job responsibilities will evolve. New partnerships will be formed. Tired traditions will be questioned. Our priorities will be adjusted. New skills will be built. New ideas will be heard. New hires will be made. Processes will be simplified. And if you want to thrive at Microsoft and make a world impact, you and your team must add numerous more changes to this list that you will be enthusiastic about driving.”
Change is in the air, and Satya has given everyone a license to thrive by re-imagining how to change the world, or at least their part of it.
For me, I’m focused on how to accelerate business transformation with Cloud, Mobile, Social, Big Data and the Internet of Things.
Together, these technology trends are enabling new end-to-end customer experiences, workforce transformation, and operations transformation.
It’s all about unleashing what individuals and businesses are capable of.