The Greatest Ceos Of Steve Jobs, By Walter Isaacson

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Steve Jobs the book was written by Walter Isaacson after Jobs finally convinced him to do so. The book was published just nineteen days after Steve Jobs death. The book covers Jobs’ life, career, and family, he was a very unique figure and is considered one of the greatest CEOs of our time. Greatly known for his personality and being very direct and sometimes even cruel, Jobs managed to be successful even as a college drop out. He is mostly known for being co-founder of the company Apple, where electronics today are produced such as the more popular phone on the market with the iPhone. The book was well organized and gave you a clear cut view of what kind of man Steve Jobs was and how he lived his life. The book starts by talking about Paul …show more content…
Paul only really got mad at Steve once later on in high school when Paul discovered that his son was experimenting with illegal drugs such as marijuana and LSD. It was in high school though when Steve discovered his knack for electronics and design and as everyone knows this is what he ended up doing with his life. It was also around that time that Steve met Steve Wozniak who would eventually be known as Steve Jobs’ co-founder of Apple. Their first project together was to build a device that would allow long distance phone calls for free they called their product blue box. They sold them at one-hundred and fifty dollars each and only took forty dollars to make. They almost had sold one-hundred of the blue boxes until they got mugged and decided that the route they were taking could be …show more content…
He met several women and dated plenty with no success until Steve would eventually meet Laurene Powell at a speech at Stanford’s business school. She was a student but immediately they hit it off and on their first vacation got pregnant. They would have three kids between them Reed, Erin Siena and Eve. Steve would eventually return to Apple to start off as an advisor after Apple bought NeXT. This led to the gateway of Steve becoming the CEO even though he refused the first time the board asked. He then began bringing the once proud company off of its face and back on its feet as he started to develop Apple stores and then began on the iPod which revolutionized the music industry as a whole. Music piracy was beginning to become an issue as sales were down nine percent when Steve came up with the iTunes Store. Where users and apple members could buy and download music and sync it to their

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