WHAT WORKS FOR ME: WINDOWS OF OPPORTUNITY
Men's Journal|November - December 2021
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella functions in a daily pressure cooker of high stakes. Here’s how he finds balance amid the ever-evolving environment of big tech. as told to CHARLES THORP
CHARLES THORP

Find Your Drive (Again)

Physical fitness was very much a part of the way I grew up. I played a lot of cricket and was a cross-country runner. When I hit my 20s, work started to take over and training became less of a priority. It wasn’t until the arrival of my son, who was born with cerebral palsy, that I found a new motivation to get fit. Being healthy benefits my ability to get things done around the house. What started as an adjustment quickly became a habit. I start my day with 15 minutes of stretching and 30 minutes of cardio, whether that means getting on a bike or jogging, even if I’m jet-lagged after a late flight.

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