How Did Steve Jobs Influence Human Behavior

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Steve Paul Jobs (1955-2011) was one of our modern digital age’s most visionary and passionate entrepreneurs. With his passion for impeccability and relentless motivation, Steve Jobs revolutionized the way we use our computers, mobile phones, and portable music devices. His ingenuity and bold imagination made him an ultimate icon. Steve Jobs always had charismatic leadership and uncanny ability but his early days at Apple was marked by manipulative, demanding and overly aggressive behavior. There were some upsides to his occasionally demeaning behavior though because it could infuse an abiding passion and a strong urge to make a good impression. His personality was tightly parallel to Apples’ hardware and software close-system design. His vision…show more content…
Jobs ended up right where he began when Apple purchased NeXT computer for hundreds of millions of dollars. By that time, Apple was almost bankrupt. He was named CEO of Apple after a few months. Through the years, Apple has been a consistent innovator in the digital electronics industry. Jobs’s leadership brought out the iPod music player and launched the iTunes online music store. The company is also trying to change the e-book industry through its new iPad, introduced in early 2010. Meanwhile, Pixar released hit after hit, including Toy Story, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles and Cars, in partnership with Disney. In 2004, Jobs was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, leading to his death in 2011. He was 56 years old. Today, few doubt that Apple thrived as a company because Steve Jobs was at the right place and at the right time. Although it might be true, it is uncertain that Apple would have been successful without him. His intelligence, strategic thinking, charismatic leadership and marketing acumen contributed to the success of Apple Computers. During his career, he had a fair share of product failures as well as product successes. Most of his successes were based on the lessons he acquired from his
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