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ERIC Number: ED542378
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Sep
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
What Students Can Learn from Steve Jobs. Footnotes. Volume 16, Number 08
Husick, Lawrence
Foreign Policy Research Institute
A few days ago, Steve Jobs, the rockstar founder and Chief Executive Officer of Apple, Inc. resigned from his job to become Chairman of the Board, instead. For more than ten years, Mr. Jobs has been paid one dollar a year to run what has become the most valuable company in the world. From his first partner, Steve Wozniak, to the small team of dedicated and talented engineers who built the Macintosh, to the thousands who work for today's Apple, he attracted skilled and creative people who wanted to change the world by making better tools. Along the way, he managed to make a lot of money, but it is clear to those who have met him that money was never the goal--it was just a byproduct of clear vision, mostly great execution, and a willingness to lead, to fail, and to try again. This paper discusses some lessons one can get from the experience of Steve Jobs.
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Foreign Policy Research Institute