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[Recommended Reading] Satya NADELLA

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“Satya Narayana Nadella (born 19 August 1967) is an Indian American business executive. He is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Microsoft, succeeding Steve Ballmer in 2014. Before becoming CEO, he was Executive Vice President of Microsoft’s cloud and enterprise group, responsible for building and running the company’s computing platforms, developer tools and cloud computing services. Read more…

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[Recommended Book] Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win

“Sent to the most violent battlefield in Iraq, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin’s SEAL task unit faced a seemingly impossible mission: help U.S. forces secure Ramadi, a city deemed “all but lost.” In gripping firsthand accounts of heroism, tragic loss, and hard-won victories in SEAL Team Three’s Task Unit Bruiser, they learned that leadership—at every level—is the most important factor in whether a team succeeds or fails. Willink and Babin returned home from deployment and instituted SEAL leadership training that helped forge the next generation of SEAL leaders. After departing the SEAL Teams, they launched Echelon Front, a company that teaches these same leadership principles to businesses and organizations. From promising startups to Fortune 500 companies, Babin and Willink have helped scores of clients across a broad range of industries build their own high-performance teams and dominate their battlefields.”  Read more…

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[Recommended Video] Three rules for finding the people power | Paul Renaud | TEDxBucharest

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[Recommended Book] HBR Guide to Getting the Mentoring You Need (HBR Guide Series)

Find the right person to help supercharge your career. Whether you’re eyeing a specific leadership role, hoping to advance your skills, or simply looking to broaden your professional network, you need to find someone who can help. Wait for a senior manager to come looking for you–and you’ll probably be waiting forever. Instead, you need to find the mentoring that will help you achieve your goals. Managed correctly, mentoring is a powerful and efficient tool for moving up.

The “HBR Guide to Getting the Mentoring You Need” will help you get it right. You’ll learn how to:

(1) Find new ways to stand out in your organization

(2) Set clear and realistic development goals

(3) Identify and build relationships with influential sponsors

(4) Give back and bring value to mentors and senior advisers, and

(5) Evaluate your progress in reaching your professional goals.

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[Recommended] HBR – Praise Reappraised

Richard FARSON […] “begun to question the cherished idea that people enjoy being praised. He realized that he is in unfriendly territory because praise is perhaps the most widely used and thoroughly endorsed of all human relations techniques. Parents, businessmen, psychologists, teachers—everyone seems to believe in its value as a motivational tool, a reward, a way to establish good relationships.” Read more…

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