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Remember Microsoft, the 20th century behemoth? Turns out it's transforming into a 21st century giant, under the leadership of Satya Nadella. This Fortune piece on him follows him around several countries as he engages with governments, customers, schoolkids - all important to the new Microsoft. An excerpt - "There are two types of conversations you'd have at Microsoft when you'd explain things," Irving says. "One type of person waited for a break in the argument to argue back. The other listened to learn. That was Satya." Well before he was named CEO, Nadella "could suspend his disbelief and opinion to listen to you thoughtfully. The slight difference between listening to argue and listening to learn is not subtle. It's huge. Satya is soft-spoken but energetic, which is a weird combination." More here

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