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Satya Nadella

Microsoft Is More Male Than Last Year, Insists This Is Progress

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 11.23.2015 | Business

Back in December, Microsoft’s chief executive publicly vowed to do better at diversity. The company, like its rivals in the tech industry, is ov...

Everything You Need To Know About Windows 10

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 07.28.2015 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software struggles to carve out...

Donald Trump's Arrogance Is Outdated In Corporate America

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 09.09.2015 | Business

After spending decades as Wall Street darlings, arrogant business leaders are out of fashion. The new hotness for CEOs these days? Displaying humilit...

This Flowchart Proves 99 Percent Of Work Meetings Are Garbage

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 02.12.2015 | Business

If you’re having trouble deciding whether to attend a meeting, we’ve created this nifty flowchart to help.

Top 10 PR Blunders of 2014

Rich Robinson | Posted 03.02.2015 | Media
Rich Robinson

This year, Urban Outfitters sold a "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt tastefully splattered with red paint while Donald Sterling's racial comments cost him his NBA franchise. It's been a raucous year in the public arena, expressed perfectly by a parade of PR blunders that is as impressive in scope as it is in sheer absurdity.

Why 2015 Will Be the Year of the Powerhouse Woman

40 Percent and Rising | Posted 02.23.2015 | Women
40 Percent and Rising

My bet is that 2015 is going to be a year when we see powerhouse women rise, not just to add to the dialogue, but to take action and effect change on issues that matter to women everywhere. Here's why.

Women Should Speak Up and Ask for Raises, Promotions, and New Roles -- Here's How

Judith Humphrey | Posted 12.28.2014 | Women
Judith Humphrey

Comments like Nadella's show it's time for women to take action on their own behalf, whether seeking pay increases, promotions, or leadership roles.

Teaching Our Girls

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum | Posted 12.21.2014 | Women
Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum

"Bothering" is how we change the world. "Bothering" is how we make it okay for a cheerleader to be great at science and math, for a woman doctor or scientist or engineer to be paid the same as her male colleagues.

Hunter Stuart

Microsoft CEO Never Had To Ask For A Raise Or Promotion, Apparently | Hunter Stuart | Posted 10.20.2014 | Business

Nadella never asked for a raise or promotion and somehow just got tapped to be CEO? Really?

Karma, It's a B*stard, Nadella

Nicola Jane | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women
Nicola Jane

Up in the sky, look: It's a bird. It's a plane. It's SuperCEO! Faster than a speeding retweet, more powerful than his female colleagues, able to leap monumental fuck ups in a single bound. Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, has a superhuman task ahead if he's going to out-fly the PR disaster he created.

What Satya Nadella Should Have Said About Women Asking For Raises

Aneri Shah | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women
Aneri Shah

Nadella missed an immense opportunity to use this platform to become an advocate for women in technology. He should have marked his commitment, on behalf of his company, his industry, and the corporate environment, to helping women achieve personal and professional equality and creating a more diverse, level, and inclusive working world.

Corporate Dude Nation Discovers Fair Pay Isn't Karma

Amy Siskind | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women
Amy Siskind

Stockholm Syndrome may be an exaggeration, but many of us, unwittingly, have a high level of internalized sexism. How else could we have ignored and justified something so blatantly wrong.

Asking Is the Issue! Why the Microsoft CEO Really Blew It

Karen Hough | Posted 12.13.2014 | Technology
Karen Hough

Given the chance to empower women, he told them not to do the very thing that can significantly change a woman's professional advancement.

Karma Doesn't Pay the Bills and It Won't Solve Pay Inequity

Noreen Farrell | Posted 12.13.2014 | Technology
Noreen Farrell

If a guiding principal of our technology industry is to unearth and solve problems, the pay gap is primed and ready. Instead of defaulting to outdated notions like the idealized subordinate woman, technology should embrace the future: equal opportunity to get jobs, do projects, get raises, run companies, succeed.

Equal Pay for Women Is an Issue People Care About

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 12.13.2014 | Business
Trudy Bourgeois

I came across an article from DiversityInc that stopped me in my tracks. The title of the article alone will tell you why it is concerning: U.S. Senate Candidate: No One Cares About Women's Issues.

Telling Women To 'Just Ask' For A Raise Is Just Terrible Advice

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business

Karma isn't going to get women better pay, but a little information might. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella caused a firestorm on Thursday when he said ...

Microsoft CEO Tells Women To Trust The System And Not Ask For Raises

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.10.2014 | Technology

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella caused a stir on Thursday when he told an audience of tech industry women they should trust they will get raises when they...

5th-Grader Begs Microsoft Not To Mess Up Minecraft

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 09.15.2014 | Technology

Upon hearing that Microsoft would be buying the company behind the wildly popular Minecraft video game, 10-year-old Sabrina Lane had just one request:...

Microsoft's 4 Biggest Problems

Jonathan Rettinger | Posted 10.01.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Rettinger

Where is Microsoft headed in the next three to five years? Will it continue to slog along, as it has been for the past several years, riding its PC legacy and expanding its footing in the cloud, while its market is increasingly defined by business users instead of consumers?

Microsoft Plans Biggest Round Of Job Cuts In 5 Years

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years as the software maker looks to integrate Nokia Oyj's handset unit, ...

No One Stays King Forever: What Apple Should Learn From Microsoft's Stumble

Dan Lyons | Posted 04.14.2014 | Technology
Dan Lyons

Nobody stays on top. Before Microsoft's reign of terror, IBM held an even stronger choke-hold on tech customers. Sony was once a powerhouse. So were Digital Equipment Corp. and Sun Microsystems. Things change. New technologies come along. That's a lesson in that for Apple and its fans.

Microsoft's New CEO Isn't Like Steve Ballmer

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 04.12.2014 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a fleeting moment once the camera had gone off, but some say it's indicative of the leadership style Satya Nadella brings ...

How Google Beat Microsoft at Its Own Game

Hooman Radfar | Posted 04.08.2014 | Technology
Hooman Radfar

One thing is for certain, this case will be a classic for MBA students filed under "don't forget your core competency."

The First Job for Microsoft's New CEO: Stop Playing Politics

Dan Lyons | Posted 04.08.2014 | Technology
Dan Lyons

I'm hoping Microsoft's new CEO realizes how terrible these ads make the company look and will drop the whole thing. Instead of harping on Microsoft's competition, he should tout the virtues of its products. Be positive. Be upbeat. Start fresh.

Microsoft Names Satya Nadella As Its Next CEO

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.04.2014 | Technology

Satya Nadella has been named as Microsoft's new CEO, the company officially announced on Tuesday. Nadella has worked for Microsoft for 22 years, and w...