Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. The focus is typically on innovation, imagination, and alternative perspectives—all of which result in groundbreaking ideas and projects. Right now, Microsoft’s focus is offering assistance to people and organizations in the midst of the COVID-19 situation.
CEO Satya Nadella acknowledges the need for everyone who is able, to step up: “No one company is going to solve a challenge like this alone, and it’s going to take the private and public sectors working together to turn the tide on COVID-19,” he wrote in an email to employees. He added that the corporation views its responsibilities seriously, and that it will continue to use the tools and digital capabilities to address the widespread challenges.
It’s inspiring to see how so many organizations and individuals have determined ways in which they can help humankind. They are empowering others to achieve more—and right now, that means helping others operate while their daily lives are drastically altered.
Watch this short video. What types of alternative perspectives can help us during this disruption? Are innovation and imagination more valued now than ever before?