A detailed look at an old email from steve jobs teaches some important lessons course, we can't read jobs's mind but using a person's first name reestablishes connection and helps build trust it says: look, i know you you know me takeaway: i'm amazed at how sloppy most emails are nowadays. At his stanford university commencement speech, steve jobs, ceo and co- founder of apple and pixar, urges us to pursue our dreams and see the opportunities in but, a surprising thing happened to me: this was more than a speech it was a blueprint for capturing and re-igniting your passions for life, its nuances and the.
In the mid 80s when he was between jobs, steve jobs was hired as a consultant by a vc for an all-day meeting to evaluate the ai development tool technology of the now defunct startup company i worked jobs may have been at his most mellow at that time, having just been fired from apple, so it was good timing for me.
Andy cunningham helped launch apple's original macintosh she is the founder and president of cunningham collective and author of the book get to aha: discover your positioning dna and dominate your competition following is the transcript of the video andy cunningham: i think steve jobs fired. There was something about the whole thing that just rang true, despite how crazy it seemed the idea of the blue box just amazed me, he says the article even gave a few of the frequencies it used as for joe engressia being able to whistle free calls i couldn't believe this was possible, but there it was.
What i realized many years ago — and honestly, it still amazes me — is that most people are so unsure of themselves that they will think whatever we tell them to think so we tell people that this new phone is not just an incremental upgrade, but rather is the biggest breakthrough since the original iphone in. Steve jobs talking about death - stanford speech 2005 amazes me that people in the audience, who are supposed to be smart are laughing they are more stupid then they are dead rip steve i'm glad i had the opportunity to meet you and work with all the products you brought to this world.
In the lead up to today's release of the steve jobs biography, there's been an increasing stream of news surrounding its subject as a business when i first learned about the theory of disruption, what amazed me was its predictive power you could look into the future with impressive clarity and yet, there. Yet, what amazed me, and what i learned from his illness, was how much was still left after so much had been taken away i remember my brother learning to walk again, with a chair after his liver transplant, once a day he would get up on legs that seemed too thin to bear him, arms pitched to the chair back. Jobs' imprint on technology, product design and branding cannot be overstated but even one of his great admirers balks at how he managed his team.
Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, i say only the cat died nobly ― arnold edinborough one day the teacher asked johnny a question “johnny, the baseball game last night started at 8:00 and ended at 10:43, how long did it last” “that's [. Throughout the life of apple it has never ceased to amaze me how thoroughly they hoodwinked their clientele look at the 'occupy wall street' kids, all screaming about corporations on their iphones this defines the contradiction that was steve jobs he wasn't a creative visionary, just a business guy.
So, as i went into the full business review, it never occurred to me that jobs wouldn't appreciate the channel program it was the most profitable part of apple's business at the time and a needed source of revenue but steve's take on it (in his words, not mine): “fuck the channel we don't need the fuckin.