All I Really Need to Know in Business I Learned at Microsoft: Insider Strategies to Help You Succeed

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Pocket Books, 1997 - Business & Economics - 160 pages
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Veteran Microsoft manager Julie Bick takes you behind the scenes at one of the world's most successful companies to share the invaluable lessons she learned there. And she shows you how to use these tips to put your career in high gear, no matter what industry you're in. Engaging and user-friendly, this insider's guide to field-tested Microsoft strategies covers topics relevant to all aspects of your professional life -- from managing your career, to leading a winning team, to running your own business. With humor and insight, Bick reveals what she learned from her teammates, her competitors, and her mistakes, illuminating every piece of advice with actual anecdotes from life at Microsoft. You'll discover the secrets that keep everyone at the company -- from the freshest Microsoftie to Bill Gates himself -- one step ahead. Whatever your profession or ambition, there's no arguing with success. And this book will give you all you need to merge into the fast lane on the road ahead.

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Bick, a past senior product manager for Microsoft, has written a primer on business. She covers how to do a job well, run the company, be a good boss, communicate effectively, and manage a career. Her ... Read full review


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Julie Bick is a magna cum laude graduate of Cornell University, and a graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1990, she joined Microsoft, where she was a product manager for Microsoft World and Microsoft Office and then a group manager overseeing more than twenty CD-ROM products. As a group manager, she led her team to achieve a 100 percent revenue increase in a single year, and won the 1995 Leadership Award for the Consumer Division.

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