This Is the Book That Inspired Microsoft's Turnaround, CEO Says


It's been almost five years since Satya Nadella became the third chief executive of Microsoft. When he took over, the company was in the midst of an identity crisis. Many felt Microsoft had become lethargic, content to ride a rapidly dissipating wave of success while competitors charged forward with new, innovative ideas. But in those five years, Nadella has conducted a stunning turnaround. With increased efforts on attracting young talent and changing the "old guard" culture, along with a focus on artificial intelligence and cloud computing tools, Nadella has done more than return the company to relevance. He's made Microsoft cool again. But how did he do it? Nadella credits famed Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck and her book Mindset as the inspiration for his company's culture change. Click here to read the full article from Inc.