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(1955–2011) American business magnate and inventor. Jobs was co-founder and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. and previously served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios.
Chronicling a time period up until the first units and software began to ship, the documentary describes the multiple challenges Jobs faced in building NeXT, motivating his employees and creating a polished product. · Watch video →
Saturday, October 6, 2012
A message from Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO Steve’s passing one year ago today was a sad and difficult time for all of us. I hope that today everyone will reflect on his extraordinary life and the many ways he made the world a better place. One of the greatest gifts Steve gave to the world · Watch video →
From Garr Reynolds: This clip is from a PBS documentary called “One Last Thing” which aired last November. This interview clip dates back to a time in the ‘90s, before Steve Jobs rejoined Apple. The words are very simple and uncomplicated… and true. Life is short and ephemeral, an yet we can have an impact. · Watch video →
From FastCompany: Some highlights from author Brent Schlender’s recently unearthed conversations with Steve Jobs.
From FastCompany: A treasure trove of unearthed interviews, conducted by the writer who knew him best, reveals how Steve Jobs’s ultimate success at Apple can be traced directly to his so-called wilderness years.
From the “I have a dream” speech to Steve Jobs’ iPhone launch, all great presentations have a common architecture. At TEDxEast, Nancy Duarte draws lessons on how to make a powerful call-to-action. · Watch video →
From FastCompany: Why? Because pirates can operate when rules and safety nets break down. “It’s more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy.” This quote, made back in the days of the original Mac development team, says a lot about how Steve Jobs viewed people and selected them for teams. It also speaks to the kind of team and team behavior he admired. To build a team, all organizations seek the best and the brightest people, particularly for their innovation and new product development organizations — that’s not what’s in question here. By seeking out the pirates, Steve took the idea a big step further.
From FastCompany: Steve Jobs often saw further than his competitors. His vision had four defining features that we can all learn from. A visionary has passion, but vision and passion aren’t the same thing. A passionate leader without a clear vision won’t succeed; likewise, neither will a visionary leader without passion.