Change the world or go home

microsoftbizcard219border.jpgI’ve been working at Microsoft a long time. Almost 17 years. My family and I have made huge sacrifices in our personal lives for Microsoft.  For the most part, I’ve been financially rewarded for those sacrifices. Financially, it’s been a good deal.

However, when people ask me “Why? Why do you still work at Microsoft?” the answer is out of my mouth before they can even finish asking the question:

“I can’t imagine anywhere else where I would have a greater chance of changing the world.”

I look back on my career and I’m pretty darned proud of the things I’ve worked on. There are 4 or 5 things where I know I can watch anyone using a personal computer and say “they are able to do that because of something I did“.  I can hardly believe it…me…the geekly little brother of four older sisters actually did something that had an impact!

And the cool thing is that it’s still happening! I have the opportunity to keep doing it.

I love this company. And I love the Blue Monster and how it illustrates what we’ve done, what we’re doing, and what we’re going to do. Nicely done Hugh.

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