"…an amazing quilt of insights about one of the greatest business organizations ever!" —Dr. Stephen R. Covey, author of THE SEVEN HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE
How did Microsoft go from small company to global force? Veteran Microsoft manager Julie Weed takes you behind the scenes at one of the world's most successful companies to share the invaluable lessons she learned there when the company was young.
Engaging and easy to read, this insider's guide to Microsoft's original strategies gives tips to improve all dimensions of professional life, from managing your career and managing a team all the way to managing your own business. These tips will help you put your career in high gear, no matter the industry, and offer the kind of down-to-earth sensibility that's missing from business primers. With humor and insight, Weed reveals what she learned from her teammates, her competitors, and her mistakes, pairing every piece of advice with glimpses into the day-to-day operations at Microsoft.
In the new age of lean startups and tech-driven entrepreneurship, Julie Weed’s experiences at a young Microsoft make for required reading.