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"Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me … Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful … that's what matters to me." - Steve Jobs.


By: paulchiasson (100 month(s) ago)

He said to love what you do....find something that you love to do. In this he was stunningly successful.

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"I want to put a ding in the universe." Steven Paul Jobs :

" I want to put a ding in the universe. " Steven Paul Jobs A Life to admire & aspire…

journey OF STEVE JOBS:


Steve Jobs:

Steve Jobs Born: February 24, 1955, in San Francisco, California. During his years of schooling, Steve used to attend after-school lectures at the Hewlett-Packard Company. Steve Jobs was a college dropout In 1991, Steve Jobs married Laurene Powell and they later had three children. “Steve Jobs is the master evangelist of the digital age.”

The Apple Computers Inc.:

The Apple Computers Inc. In 1976, Steve Jobs and Wozniak, founded Apple. The Apple Computers made Jobs a multimillionaire before he was 30 years old. On 24 th January 1984, Macintosh, the first commercially used small computer with a GUI, was introduced. He was forced out of the company in 1985 and started the NeXT Corporation. Returned to his old company in 1996 when Apple bought NeXT. “Steve has a power of vision that is almost frightening. When Steve believes in something, the power of that vision can literally sweep aside any objections, problems or whatever. They just cease to exist .”

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In 2000, Jobs became the permanent CEO of Apple

The NeXT Corporation:

The NeXT Corporation Determined to create great new hardware products, Jobs founded NeXT Computer. The NeXT workstation garnered a strong following because of its technical strengths. NeXT was one of the first to support universally visible , clickable embedded graphics and audio within e-mail. In 1996, Apple bought NeXT .

Pixar & Disney:

Pixar & Disney In 1986, Jobs bought The Graphics Group (later renamed Pixar ) Pixar was initially a high-end graphics developer. It contracted with Disney to produce animated feature films. The partnership produced films like Toy Story & The Incredibles . In 2005, Jobs became The Walt Disney Company's largest single shareholder.


Achievements National Medal of Technology from the President. He is also inducted to the California Hall of Fame. He continued being one of the admired figures in the sphere of technology. “Steve Jobs, at age 53, had made himself into an icon of three different industries.” “Steve was a fighter, a competitor who believed that he knew better than anyone what was right.”

Personality & Management Style:

Personality & Management Style Aggressive and demanding personality. A salesman’s Enthusiasm for the product. An evangelist’s Bible thumping passion. A zealot’s singularity of purpose. A poor kid’s determination

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“Steve had always lived on determination and audacity.” His drive for perfection He emphasized on the importance of elegance, ease of use and artistry of design.

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“ There's an old Wayne Gretzky quote that I love. 'I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.' And we've always tried to do that at Apple. Since the very beginning. And we always will. ” - Steve Jobs

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