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Steve Jobs

Simon & Schuster,

Category: Leadership & Management

Steve Jobs

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Why you should read Steve Jobs

Apple Computer’s founder Steve Jobs astounded the world with his creative vision and confounded people with his mercurial, often cruel personality. Best-selling biographer and media insider Walter Isaacson synthesizes the conflicting aspects, rooted deep within Jobs’s psyche, of a man whose harsh and relentless demand for perfection at times threatened to overshadow his genius. Written at Jobs’s request soon after his cancer diagnosis – but without his control or final say – Isaacson’s book thoroughly dissects the Apple founder’s life through extensive interviews and research. getAbstract recommends this definitive biography of a complicated, creative and ultimately world-changing persona.

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  1. September 3, 2012 Roger Bösch Test
  2. February 24, 2012 Alexey Miroshnichenko
    great reading!
  3. January 31, 2012 Patrick Brigger
    He was a genius. He also treated his employees as merchandise. I wonder if this type of leadership is needed to be successful, that without tough and sometimes ruthless leadership you can't navigate the boat to where it is supposed to go. Or is a more "human" and emotional type of leadership also possible to achieve the same results? How does he compare to a Larry Ellison and a Bill Gates?
  4. January 23, 2012 Virnalisi Velez
    Steve Jobs... An imperfect mortal genius. Thank you!

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