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Microsoft Secrets

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226 pages2 hours

Summary

An insider’s view of the journey from worst to first and lessons learned on the way

What makes Microsoft a global success story?

Narrating the epic journey of how Microsoft went from worst to first and put technology into all our lives, former Microsoft employee Dave Jaworski takes readers inside the fabled enterprise to meet the people and strategies responsible for its rocket ride. The story of Microsoft has it all: leadership, adventure, risk, controversy, battles, a fall from grace, and the return of the king. Microsoft Secrets reveals:
• How leadership principles help or ruin the rise of organizations and which ones make a difference
• How small teams and organizations can take on larger companies and win
• How to beat and survive competition in any field
• The coveted secrets behind Microsoft’s gigantic growth as guideposts for future entrepreneurs
• How executives can have it all: personal, professional, and organizational success

The first-ever recipient of Bill Gates Chairman’s Award of Excellence, Dave Jaworski shares valuable insights for businesses to accelerate past competitors and achieve success. Join him for a peek inside the strategies and decisions (secrets!) that fuelled the spectacular growth of an organization that changed our lives forever!

Dave Jaworski has over 30 years of sales, technology, and executive management experience. He was the third employee at Microsoft Canada, and served as the national sales manager before being promoted to general manager of Western US Sales. There he led the team managing 80 percent of Microsoft’s US business. He was promoted to GM of US Sales Operations and then led a turnaround as the head of Microsoft University.

“Couldn’t put it down! Fascinating.”
TIM WATERS, Nordstrom Corp, Former Digital Imaging Executive

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