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50 Satya Nadella Quotes To Open Your Mind 2024

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Satya Nadella is the CEO of Microsoft, and he has some pretty insightful things to say about the role of technology in our lives.

In this post, we’ll take a look at some of his most notable quotes on topics like artificial intelligence, innovation, and more.

If you’re looking for some thought-provoking insights from one of the tech world’s most influential leaders, you’ve come to the right place.

Buckle up – it’s going to be a fascinating ride!

Satya Nadella Quotes 2024

Satya Nadella Quotes1. “If you don’t have a real stake in the new, then just surviving on the old – even if it is about efficiency – I don’t think is a long-term game.” Satya Nadella

2. “The view you adopt for yourself profoundly affects the way you lead your life.” Satya Nadella

3. “Microsoft is the productivity and Platform Company for the mobile-first and cloud-first world.” Satya Nadella

4. “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.” Satya Nadella

5. “Success can cause people to unlearn the habits that made them successful in the first place.” Satya Nadella

6. “I think playing cricket taught me more about working in teams and leadership that has stayed with me throughout my career.” Satya Nadella

7. “A leader must see the external opportunities and the internal capability and culture, and all of the connections among them and respond to them before they become obvious parts of the conventional wisdom.” Satya Nadella

8. “The way I measure my life is – Am I better than I was last year?” Satya Nadella

9. “The opportunity ahead for Microsoft is vast, but to seize it, we must focus clearly, move faster, and continue to transform.” Satya Nadella

10. “Over the next 10 years, we’ll reach a point where nearly everything has become digitized.” Satya Nadella

11. “Sure, in this age of continuous updates and always-on technologies, hitting refresh may sound quaint, but still when it’s done right, when people and cultures re-create and refresh, a renaissance can be the result.” — Satya Nadella

12. “There is something only a CEO uniquely can do, which is set that tone, which can then capture the soul of the collective.” Satya Nadella

13. “Passion, toil, and training can help you to soar.” Satya Nadella

14. “We must ensure not only that everyone receives equal pay for equal work, but that they have the opportunity to do equal work.” Satya Nadella

15. “What was true then and what is true now is that we create technology so others can create more technology.” Satya Nadella

16. “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. Satya Nadella

17. “Longevity in this business is about being able to reinvent yourself or invent the future.” Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella18. “The question is: How are you able to organize your information, your tasks, and get stuff done spanning those different roles? Nobody lives in isolation.” Satya Nadella

19. “Learning to fly is not pretty but flying is.” Satya Nadella

20. “We needed to build deeper empathy for our customers and their unarticulated and unmet needs. It was time to hit refresh.” Satya Nadella

21. “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.” Satya Nadella

22. “When I think about my career, my successes are built on learning from failures.” Satya Nadella

23. “Be passionate and bold. Always keep learning. You stop doing useful things if you don’t learn.” — Satya Nadella

24. “We needed to convert Nietzsche’s courage in the face of reality, into courage in the face of opportunity.”  Satya Nadella

25. “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?”  Satya Nadella

26. “I believe men and women should get equal pay for equal work.”  Satya Nadella

27. “Believe me, my journey has not been a simple journey of progress. There have been many ups and downs, and it is the choices that I made at each of those times that have helped shape what I have achieved.”  Satya Nadella

28. “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.” Satya Nadella

29. “I’m also grounded in our challenges, in fact, that’s the adventure which creates the competitive zeal in me to do great work.” Satya Nadella

30. “Our industry does not respect tradition. It only respects innovation.” Satya Nadella

31. ” This is a software-powered world.” Satya Nadella

32. “I don’t want to fight old battles. I want to find new ones.” Satya Nadella

33. “LinkedIn was an amazing deal for us to do because of their mission.” Satya Nadella

34. “We want to empower people.” Satya Nadella

35. “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.” Satya Nadella

36. “You are defined not just by your capabilities, but by the choices you make.” — Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella37. “Our ambitions are bold and so must be our desire to change and evolve our culture.” — Satya Nadell

39. “You renew yourself every day. Sometimes you’re successful, sometimes you’re not, but it’s the average that counts.” — Satya Nadella

40. “There were many influences on me while growing up. In the late Seventies and early Eighties when I was growing up in Hyderabad, it was a bit more laid-back, and that gave you time to think about things differently without perhaps being caught up in the narrow approach to one’s journey through life.” — Satya Nadella

41. “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.” — Satya Nadella

42. “I think re-conceptualizing Microsoft as a devices and services company is absolutely what our vision is all about. Office 365 and Azure on the services side are representative of it.” — Satya Nadella

43. “Despite all this rapid change in the computing industry, we are still at the beginning of the digital revolution.” — Satya Nadella

44. “Listening was the most important thing I accomplished each day because it would build the foundation of my leadership for years to come.” — Satya Nadella

45. “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.” — Satya Nadella

46. “Every opportunity I got, I took it as a learning experience.” — Satya Nadella

47. “There are nine million servers sold annually. Of those, just one million are sourced by the big guys. What we’re trying to predict is: in the future, is that all going into the one million category? Or will there be some balance?” — Satya Nadella

48. “You look at marketing: everything that’s happening in marketing is digitized. Everything that’s happening in finance is digitized. So pretty much every industry, every function in every industry, has a huge element that’s driven by information technology. It’s no longer discrete.” — Satya Nadella

49. “The energy you create around you is perhaps going to be the most important attribute – in the long run, EQ trumps IQ. Without being a source of energy for others, very little can be accomplished.” — Satya Nadella

50. “I will always be a Hyderabadi.” — Satya Nadella

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