He revealed that each his spouse and mom had some “fascinating issues to say” to him after his feedback final yr about women asking for raises. On the time, he stated that they shouldn’t ask for a elevate, however reasonably belief within the system and depend on “good karma.” His mom, a professor of Sanskrit, had a selected lesson for him in regards to the right use of the phrase karma.
“I obtained completely schooled,” he stated.
For probably the most half, although, the interview touched on lighter matters, like what time he wakes up within the morning (7 a.m.), his favourite childhood toy (a cricket bat) and what number of emails he will get in a day (too many). When requested who he would commerce locations with for per week, he dived a bit deeper into his love of cricket.
“For me, it might be the cricketer I’ve at all times admired, despite the fact that he’s handed away. There’s this nice Australian cricketer referred to as Don Bradman who’s obtained this wonderful cricketing historical past and (batting) common. He personifies excellence for me.”
Nadella additionally revealed his favourite dish to cook dinner at house – Hyderabadi biryani, a rice dish filled with spices that takes a full day to cook dinner. He hasn’t made it in a couple of years, however stated that he hopes to take action once more when he has time.