“My passion has been to build an enduring company where people were motivated to make great products. Everything else was secondary.” – Steve Jobs (as cited in Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson)
The holiday reading list this year is very short . If you want a great book to read while you relax, my suggestion is:
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson (the one currently in all book stores, with Steve’s face on the front)
This is a well written book and a fascinating insight into the mind of someone who many consider to be a business genius. The book is a ‘warts and all’ look at the man who helped make Apple one of the world’s most innovative and successful companies. Steve was not an angel, but he was smart.
Here’s what I’ve learnt about business from this book:
- Think Different
- Make sure your teams collaborate, rather than compete
- Connect the dots – provide end to end solutions
- Technology and art are a powerful combination
- Love what you do
Happy holidays and happy reading!
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