The Book that Rebooted Microsoft

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has done a remarkable job in resurrecting the fortunes of the company since being named the head of the iconic firm nearly five years ago.  Many commentators point to the success of the Microsoft SurfacePro and the company’s focus on cloud computing, among other decisions, as the key reasons for this.  But for a company to grow, its people have to grow, too; so how did he do it? 

Simple, he says. It was all about “Mindset.”   This short article and four-minute video featuring Microsoft’s head dealmaker Peggy Johnson recount how she saw Nadella transform the company guided by Stanford Psychologist Carol Dweck’s book  “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.”