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The 7 Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs

“The cure for Apple is not cost-cutting; the cure for Apple is to innovate its way out of its current predicament.” Steve Jobs made that bold statement when he returned to Apple after a 12-year absence. Apple was close to bankruptcy. We all know what happened next. Steve Jobs launched one …

The famous Steve Jobs commencement speech: ‘Stay hungry. Stay foolish.’

During commencement season, it’s fun to look back at some of the great speeches. If you are interested in reading what I have declared to be the greatest commencement speech ever, click here. And below is one of the most famous, the address delivered by Steve Jobs at Stanford University on June 12, …

Elegant and unexpected: What Steve Jobs can teach you about strategy

<i>The following excerpt is from a new book published by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada titled</i> Strategy and Planning Toolkit for Small and Medium Businesses<i>. The book, written by Jeffrey D. Sherman, is available at</i> CPACanada.ca/SPTSMB<i>.</i><p>The word strategy is often used as a meaningless …

Entrepreneur of 2013 Winner: I Always Ask 'What Would Steve Jobs Do?'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs can be hard on themselves -- and if they aren't, they should be. At least that's how Patrick O'Neill feels about it.<p>O'Neill, who beat out thousands of applicants to win <i>Entrepreneur</i> magazine's Entrepreneur of 2013 award, held …

Steve Jobs, Apple’s late guru, managed media and built relationships with savvy reporters.

<i>This story originally appeared on</i> Inc.<p>Steve Jobs, the late Apple co-founder and CEO, was a master businessman and showman. His way of combining …

Why Steve Jobs would hate the solar market

Advertisement<p>21 Comments<p>Credit: Jon Callas/Flickr<p>The team behind the Department of Energy’s solar program SunShot internally calls one of its …

Steve Jobs Nearly Blew Up His Third Grade Teacher

When mutual friend Bill Fernandez introduced Steve Wozniak to Steve Jobs, he unwittingly changed computing history. The two were friends almost immediately, each impressed with the other's intelligence and abilities, and would go on to form Apple in 1976.<p>But before they did that, they played some …

Why Steve Jobs always ate lunch alone

Every kid who has ever gone to high school knows the social anxiety that deciding where to sit in the school lunchroom can cause. Do you sit with the jocks? The preps? The dweebs? Or will no one let you sit at their table at all, forcing you to do the worst thing possible: Sit all by yourself, …

Why Apple Employees Never Wanted To Have Lunch With Steve Jobs

A large part of meeting those standards involved motivating employees to work hard and be prepared at all times — values that Jobs took very seriously, according to a former employee.<p>David Black worked at Apple for nearly 12 years in the early 2000s before he left to work on his own startup.<p>During …

The single most important thing Steve Jobs told Tim Cook before he passed away

The single most annoying criticism that people have about Apple CEO Tim Cook is that he isn’t running the company like Steve Jobs would have run it. …

5 Lessons From Steve Jobs That Every Tech Company Should Take To Heart

Just about every tech leader in Silicon Valley says they admire Steve Jobs, but when it comes to following his lead, where's the love?<p>Visit any hacker hangout, tech firm, or investment company in Silicon Valley, and you're sure to hear people say how much they admire Steve Jobs. They'll say that he …

The Leadership Secret Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg Have In Common

<b>What You Can Learn About Leadership From Jobs And Zuckerberg</b><p>Robert Sutton:<p><b>We all have imperfections and surrounding yourself with people who can do</b> …

Einstein, Anne Lamott, and Steve Jobs on Intuition vs. Rationality

In putting together this recent reading list of nine essential books on reading and writing — a master-toolkit for a worthy New Year’s resolution to read more and write better — I found myself rereading<p>Anne Lamott‘s <b>Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life</b>, one of my all-time favorite …

Steve Jobs’ favorite analytics company acquired by Yahoo

If you’re a long-time Apple watcher, you may be familiar with Flurry Analytics as Steve Jobs’ <i>favorite</i> analytics firm. The video above sums up his opinion well on the topic. Today, Re/code breaks the news that Yahoo’s prolific Mergers and Acquisition department will be acquiring Flurry for “hundreds …

Why Steve Jobs Didn't Listen to His Customers

It's really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them.-- Steve Jobs<p>One of the most famous opinions from a highly opinionated man. Regardless of your personal view on this statement, it is remembered because of the …

2 Secrets To Steve Jobs's Success That Can Help You Grow Your Business

When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997 after it acquired NeXT, he brought with him two essential concepts without which Apple would never have achieved its mind-boggling success.<p>While few of us will have a fraction of Jobs's talent, we all can learn these concepts and apply them to our</b> …

Steve Jobs had plans to make free, shared Wi-Fi the norm to improve iPhone experience

There were lots of hints that Steve Jobs was interested in changing the way we all access the internet on the devices he helped create. Back in 2011 there were reports that Apple considered developing its own network for the original iPhone that could potentially replace traditional carrier …

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Steve Jobs | News, Facts & Other Information You Love

Most people view Steve Jobs as a visionary, a man responsible for extremely popular devices such as iPhones, iPads, and Macs. However, not many are …

Steve Jobs's 3 Most Surprising Secrets to Success | Inc.com

In the final minutes before Apple's press conference, my thoughts drifted to what Steve Jobs would have thought about his legacy. I envied him in high school as one of the few guys for whom the creative die seemed to be cast as a teenager. His swagger throughout life and his approach to leadership …

15 Awesome Things We Learned From Steve Jobs' 1985 Playboy Interview

As with most long interviews with the late CEO, it's filled with fantastic nuggets about his life, Apple, and the future of computing.<p>We pulled out our 15 favorite quotes and anecdotes for you to check out.

The Last Words Of Steve Jobs

The world was absolutely stunned when the co-founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, died at the age of 56. It seemed way too soon to be losing such an …

On This Day In 1985, Apple Forced Steve Jobs Out. On This Day In 1997, He Came Back.

If we were believers in numerology,* we might ascribe some significance to today's reports that sales of the iPhone 6 appear to have exceeded Apple's …

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10 Great Business Lessons From Steve Jobs, The Founder Of Apple

The announcement of <b>Steve Jobs</b>’ decision to quit as CEO of <b>Apple</b> may, on reflection, not be entirely unexpected, but it draws to a close one of the …

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Thought of the day: The only way to do great work is to love what you do. ~ Steve Jobs http://t.co/HMsWfEiDs4

Steve Jobs' Pivotal Life Moments (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time may be linear, but the path between birth and death is filled with twists, turns, backtracks and offshoots. If you’re very, very lucky, your life path may eventually inspire others to follow in your footsteps, as is the case with the …

Steve Jobs brainstorms with the NeXT team (1985)

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4 Types of Video Content Marketing Metrics That Make a Better Marketer

Too often, marketers and business owners rely on blogs as their sole means of content creation. In actuality, it’s important to create and distribute …

Marketing 101: The Art of Storytelling

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In</i> Market Like You Mean It<i>, marketing expert Al Lautenslager explains how you can engage your customers, create brand believers and gain fans for everything you sell. In this edited excerpt, the author discuss the importance of</i> …