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Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone by Satya Nadella

Megalomania and leadership does not go together. To be leader, today, what one needs is vision, clarity and empathy. Satya Nadella’s Hit Refresh, definitely hits you with interesting concepts of leadership, management and personal growth.

Satya Nadella took over as the CEO of the mega Microsoft in February 2014, and we celebrated, as a nation and as people who like to celebrate academic and corporate success of a fellow countryman. But what he had in front of his was a task not cut out for everyone. To take an organisation reeling under years of rigid culture and fighting out tough competition, at the same time innovating and growing to sustain the vision that was crafted in the beginning.

With Hit Refresh, Nadella, tells his story, personal and professional. His background as a young student in India, his love for cricket and how the sport helped him in his life, off the pitch and on it. As with most young Indians of our generation, his story resonates with success stories of those …