Steve Jobs in His Own Words - George Beahm

Steve Jobs in His Own Words - George Beahm

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Fortune magazine proclaimed Jobs "the CEO of the decade." Harvard Business Review called him "the world's best-performing CEO." And the Wall Street Journal praised him as a "Person of the Decade."

The longtime CEO of Apple, Inc., which he co-founded in 1976, Steve Jobs stepped down from that role in August 2011, bringing an end to one of the greatest, most transformative business careers in history. Over the years, Jobs has given countless interviews to the media, explaining what he calls "the vision thing"--his unmatched ability to envision, and successfully bring to the marketplace, consumer products that people find simply irresistible.

Steve Jobs has made an indelible mark in multiple industries, and others he played an enormous role in creating. Consider the role played by Jobs and Apple in the following fields: personal computers (laptop and desktop), apps (for multiple electronic devices), computer animation (Pixar), music (iTunes), telecommunications (iPhone), personal digital devices (iPod), books (iBook), and, most recently, tablets (iPad). Jobs is the greatest business visionary of this era. He has given us entertainment and productivity tools that fit seamlessly into our personal and professional lives, and transformed the ways in which we work and play.

Drawn from more than three decades of media coverage—-print, electronic, and online—-this book serves up the best, most thought-provoking insights spoken by Steve Jobs: more than two hundred quotations that are essential reading for everyone who seeks innovative solutions applicable to their business, regardless of size. It's the perfect gift or reference item for everyone interested in this great American original.

Please note this copy has some light scuffs on the edges of the covers

ISBN : 9781742703589

Size: Paperback, 168 pages

Publisher: Hardie Grant Books

Published: 2011