39 Most Inspiring Satya Nadella Quotes On Success

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Satya Nadella is a CEO who was born in India. He joined Microsoft in 1992 and became CEO of the company in 2014. He has some good leadership skills, as he managed to increase Microsoft’s profitability by 268% since taking over.

He oversees Microsoft’s computer software and hardware products, including Windows, Xbox, Surface, Office 365, and Bing.

Mr. Nadella is a great example of someone who could improve their skills over time and eventually become a successful CEO. His background, along with his skill set, has allowed him to grow into the person he is today.

Look at his most inspiring quotes to find out how he managed to be so successful and what you can do too.

39 Most Inspiring Satya Nadella Quotes

“If you think you deserve a raise, you should just ask.” ― Satya Nadella

“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

“Listen to your customers and your employees, they are the most important thing and define your business.” ― Satya Nadella

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

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

“You’re trying to take something that can be described in many, many sentences and pages of prose, but you can convert it into a couple lines of poetry and you still get the essence, so it’s that compression. The best code is poetry.” ― Satya Nadella

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

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

“We’re not in hardware for hardware’s sake. We’re in hardware to be able to express all our platform and productivity software in a way that’s unique.” ― Satya Nadella

“It’s not about the failure, it’s about learning from the failures. Failure itself cannot be celebrated.” ― 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

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

“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

“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

“The number one thing that you have to do as a leader: to bolster the confidence of the people you lead.” ― Satya Nadella

“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

“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

“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

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

“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

“If you don’t jump on the new, you don’t survive.” ― Satya Nadella

“We want to empower people.” ― Satya Nadella

“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

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

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

“Competition is not going to kill us.” ― Satya Nadella

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

“Our industry does not respect tradition – it only respects innovation.” ― Satya Nadella

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

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

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

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

“Culture change means we will do things differently.” ― Satya Nadella

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

“I don’t want to fight old battles. I want to find new ones.” ― 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

“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

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

“The more you live it, the more sustainable your business approach becomes.” ― 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

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