Steve Jobs


“I always thought of myself as a humanities person as a kid, but I liked electronics,” he said. “Then I read something that one of my heroes, Edwin Land of Polaroid, said about the importance of people who could stand at the intersection of humanities and sciences, and I decided that’s what I wanted to do.”


SUMMARY: This book is a thorough and reliable account of the life and work of Steve Jobs, and it provides entertaining and inspiring content for entrepreneurs.


TAKEAWAYS

1. Steve Jobs' most outstanding skill was his strong will to change reality – once he made up his mind about an idea, he used this “reality distortion field” to spur himself, his team, and his customers into buying his ideas and working towards the seeming impossible.

2. Steve Jobs was instrumental in the changing and shaping of not only phones and computers, but also of the animated movie industry, digital publishing, and the retail sector with digital apps for content sales.

3. Steve Jobs was not solely invested into Apple's success, and he in fact became a billionaire overnight through his investment in Pixar, and not through Apple's success.


READ IF: You would like a credible and approved story of the life and work of Steve Jobs, full of inspiration, surprising scenes, and entrepreneurial insight.