When the economy looks down, entrepreneurs look up. Check out our series on innovating during a crisis.

Be Open to Opportunity

Jeff Raikes, Microsoft

Jeff Raikes, group vice president of Productivity and Business Services (PBS) at Microsoft Corporation, explains his own background and how being open to opportunities helped him become the only undergraduate from the Engineering Economic Systems department at Stanford. Plans change as opportunities arise, he says. He also recommends entrepreneurs look for a job they love.