The Best Satya Nadella quotes

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Satya Nadella is the new CEO of Microsoft. He has been with the company for 22 years and had a successful run as head of their Cloud Computing and Enterprise Businesses, before being promoted to CEO in February 2014. As the new head of one of the most iconic technology companies in history, Satya faces many challenges. But he also has an incredible opportunity to shape Microsoft’s future as we know it.

Discover the most inspiring words from Satya Nadella.

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About Satya Nadella

birth of the author

19 August 1967

country of the author

United States

education of the author

Manipal Institute Of Technology

occupation of the author

Chairman And Ceo Of Microsoft


Consistency over time is trust. — Satya Nadella

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

With all the abundance we have of computers and computing, what is scarce is human attention and time. — Satya Nadella

I’m so glad to have Xbox as a franchise, especially at a time when gaming is becoming even more important–as a digital life category and in the mobile world. — Satya Nadella

consistency over time is trust Satya Nadella quote

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

I marvel every day at how people can excel–and that’s what really gets me going. — Satya Nadella


This is a software–powered world. — Satya Nadella

At our core, Microsoft is the productivity and platform company for the mobile–first and cloud–first world. — Satya Nadella

To me, what Minecraft represents is more than a hit game franchise. It’s this open–world platform. If you think about it, it’s the one game parents want their kids to play. — Satya Nadella

this is a software powered world Satya Nadella quote

Business s humanity’s most resilient, iterative and productive mechanism for creating change in the world.–John Batelle — Satya Nadella


Culture eats strategy for breakfast. — Satya Nadella

Ultimately, what any company does when it is successful is merely a lagging indicator of its existing culture. — Satya Nadella

Culture change means we will do things differently. — Satya Nadella

Our ambitions are bold and so must be our desire to change and evolve our culture. — Satya Nadella

culture eats strategy for breakfast Satya Nadella quote

The key to the culture change was individual empowerment. — Satya Nadella


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

It’s not about the failure, it’s about learning from the failures. Failure itself cannot be celebrated. — Satya Nadella

Learning to fly is not pretty but flying is. — Satya Nadella

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

learning to fly is not pretty but flying is Satya Nadella quote

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

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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

Bottom line, we will continue to innovate and grow our fan base with Xbox while also creating additive business value for Microsoft. — Satya Nadella

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

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. — Satya Nadella


Instead of thinking of you working for Microsoft, think of how Microsoft can work for you. — Satya Nadella

I do believe that at Microsoft in general good work is rewarded, and I have seen it many times here. — Satya Nadella

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

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

I told them that we spend far too much time at work for it not to have deep meaning. — Satya Nadella

instead of thinking of you working for microsoft think of how microsoft can work for you Satya Nadella quote

One of the things I think a lot about, I am perhaps a great example of the enlightened immigration policy of this country where I was able to come here to study and then stay back and work and build a life. — Satya Nadella

After all, how we experience the world is through communications and collaboration. If we are interested in machines that work with us, then we can’t ignore the humanistic approach. — Satya Nadella

Representation can only be sustained if you have a culture of inclusion, so that’s an everyday practice where you have to work–every meeting, every promotion decision. — Satya Nadella

Ultimately, it’s not going to be about man versus machine. It is going to be about man with machines. — Satya Nadella

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