Want to win? Grow piles of options

The only way to be sure that you and your team made the right decision is when you started off looking at all the options. That’s right, all the options. Those are not the obvious first three to five, but could be hundreds of options. Daimler AG launches a new cloud platform for data-driven innovation…

Forbes – Strategies To Maintain Employee Motivation

“Six Strategies To Maintain Employee Motivation” Rebecca Skilbeck Forbes magazine. Key learnings; High-functioning teams do exist: organisations such as Google, Atlassian and Microsoft show us it can be done. These teams share a common denominator: their leadership constantly motivates and inspires employees. Set goals to create meaning Goal-setting gives employees meaning in their day-to-day roles:…

Microsoft’s Satya Nadella focuses on these three traits

In this QZ article Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft shares what he looks for in leadership talent: #1: The ability to create clarity when none exists This is “the most important attribute that any leader needs to have—and it is often underestimated,” said Nadella. “You don’t need a leader when everything is well defined and…

Lu Qi

Chinese born technologist, who worked at Yahoo. Now he heads Y Combinator’s China beachhead. Lu worked three years at Microsoft where Satya Nadella used to work for him. Lu Qi is one of tye first Chinese to make a top career in the best US companies. Strong in negotiating and dealing with young companies. “Never…

When Satya Nadella became CEO of Microsoft in 2014, he inherited a company whose culture was known for hostility, infighting, and backstabbing among its top executives. To turn the company around, he made the members of his senior leadership team read the 2003 book “Nonviolent Communication” by the psychologist Marshall B. Rosenberg. Nadella handed out…

DEEP WORK – a tip by Bill Gates

In this episode 11 of the Moonshots Podcast,  Chad Owen and Mike Parsons decode the pioneer of Software and the Personal Computer. They explore the mental models of technology titan Bill Gates. We also learn how he used the same approaches to be one of biggest and most effective philanthropists in the world.

The Partnership of the Future

Microsoft’s CEO explores how humans and A.I. can work together to solve society’s greatest challenges. By Satya Nadella. Advanced machine learning, also known as artificial intelligence or just A.I., holds far greater promise than unsettling headlines about computers beating humans at games like Jeopardy!, chess, checkers, and Go.