In the beginning there was International Business Machines (IBM) and they dominated a business they had practically invented themselves in the 1950s. For them computing was all about corporate mainframes, data and text based terminals. Then thirty years ago today, on January 24, 1984, Apple launched an innovative machine that would revolutionise computing. Two days… Continue reading 30th Anniversary of Apples Macintosh launch
Guy Kawasaki is a Silicon Valley author, speaker, investor and business advisor. He was one of the Apple employees originally responsible for marketing the Macintosh in 1984. Today he published a PowerPoint presentation on SlideShare that I would like to promote, as I think it captures the essence of the genius of Steve Jobs. See… Continue reading Lessons of Steve Jobs
Apple would probably not be Apple without Steve Jobs. I began my series on business leaders and entrepreneurs last week with the notion that a company’s HR efforts should be performed to ensure the flow and thus create a culture that enhances the success of the business idea. Apple, which Steve Jobs personified, is in… Continue reading Putting a dent in the universe and the art of selling dreams
This month I attended an online conference about innovation. It was organized by Pipeline on a virtual exhibition platform. I have to say that this was a great way to listen to various seminars, network and wander the exhibition hall at your own time and from the comfort of your office. One could participate through… Continue reading Does your CEO want to make history?
Drawing from some of the most pivotal points in his life, Steve Jobs, chief executive officer and co-founder of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, urged graduates to pursue their dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks, including death itself, at the university’s 114th Commencement on June 12, 2005. Steve Jobs 2005 Stanford… Continue reading How to live before you die
He might be the most powerful industry leader in the US history and the father of Mac, iPhone and iPad – but for me his the evidence of the imperative of building innovative company culture and the value of it. His seven secrets of innovation is one of the things that inspired me and something… Continue reading My memory of Steve Jobs
When it comes to innovation, Apple CEO Steve Jobs is legendary. His company slogan “Think Different” is more than a marketing tool. It’s a way of life–a powerful, positive, game-changing approach to innovation that anyone can apply to any field of endeavor. In his acclaimed bestseller The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs author Carmine Gallo laid… Continue reading Even more insanely by Steve Jobs
In a recent interview, Steve Jobs explains his view of how to achieve success, through passion, perseverance and how to select and work with the right people. We like the interview very much and have included it below in this blog post. Steve Jobs explains the rules for success