Steve Jobs battled health concerns (he was diagnosed with cancer in 2004 and underwent a liver transplant in 2009) and resigned his post as Apple CEO in August.
After co-founding Apple in 1976 and turning it into a 2 billion company in 10 years, he was fired. Steve best describes the experience “I had been rejected, but I was still in love”. He loved what he did, so he decided to start over. He founded NeXT which was later bought by Apple and the rest is history.
Steve Jobs portrays leadership in the 21st century. Steve Jobs portrays leadership in the 21st century. He was so passionate about what he did, always stayed true to his work, beliefs and values and never let failure pin him down. He loved calligraphy; as a matter of fact it was the only class at college that captivated him!
5 inspirational resources from Steve Jobs that we can learn from …
-Steve Jobs discusses Apples’ core values in 1997
-Commencement address delivered at Stanford University 2005
-Introducing the Macintosh in 1984
-Steve Jobs and Bill Gates interviews
-Steve Jobs documentary