The Steve Jobs I Knew – Walt Mossberg – Mossblog – AllThingsD   Leave a comment

There will , of course , be many stories about Steve Jobs, who impacted on the world in so many ways with his life and innovative mind….here is one journalist’s synopsis of his inter actions with Steve over the years :

 

That Steve Jobs was a genius, a giant influence on multiple industries and billions of lives, has been written many times since he retired as Apple’s CEO in August. He was a historical figure on the scale of a Thomas Edison or a Henry Ford, and set the mold for many other corporate leaders in many other industries.He did what a CEO should: Hired and inspired great people; managed for the long term, not the quarter or the short-term stock price; made big bets and took big risks. He insisted on the highest product quality and on building things to delight and empower actual users, not intermediaries like corporate IT directors or wireless carriers. And he could sell. Man, he could sell.As he liked to say, he lived at the intersection of technology and liberal arts.But there was a more personal side of Steve Jobs, of course…… “

via The Steve Jobs I Knew – Walt Mossberg – Mossblog – AllThingsD.

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Posted October 5, 2011 by arnoneumann in Apple

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