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Summary

Best-selling writer and biographer Walter Isaacson deconstructs the late Apple CEO’s business brilliance.

This article was first published in the April 2012 double issue of Harvard Business Review.

©2012 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College, All Rights Reserved (P)2012 Audible Inc.

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Short, snappy, to the point.

Great to get some insight into the land of Apple.
Done very well in such a concise audible book.

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Nice little summary

These stories can be found in the Isaacson biography or elsewhere, but are nicely presented in this short book for easy reference or introduction to the legacy of Steve Jobs.

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Loved this

As an Apple fan I had to download this, but given all the items out there about Steve Jobs and his "methods" - this is by far the most concise summary of how he applied his reality distortion field. I have listened to this multiple times and have downloaded other books by this narrator and by Isaacson too.

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Informative

Written by a man who actually spoke to Steve Jobs. Gives a broad perspective of this man's genius.

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nothing new

Worth listening to.nothing new.but a good brief lesson of the great man.a bit thin on leadership qualities

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What a man...❗️

Insight into the legendary Steve Jobs.
Relatively short, accurate and to the point style means you get the condensed version of the book with no faffing that you can listen too several times without inducing boredom.
Highly recommend for all leaders and anybody with their own business however small or large.

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Short and Succinct

I enjoyed this. The stories were interesting and it is something I would happily pass on to others to listen to.

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  • Dan
  • Stalbridge, United Kingdom
  • 23-07-15

Quick & Concise

Nice summary from HBR. We all seem to have a lot to learn from Steve Jobs

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Really good

Great insight on perfectionism, aspirations and self reliance. I wish this was much longer. And it's for free!!

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Good book

I enjoy listen to this book, I did just low to listen how they did this. Even I know little bit anut such thing, but I could learn alot listen to this book

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  • miriela cardenas
  • 30-06-17

Excellent summary of Steve Jobs Lessons

Getting to know Steve Jobs is priceless. Applying this lessons with a twist, with our own imprint will definately lead us towards a successful leadership. Thanks.

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  • petwa
  • 18-02-17

Great book

Very good... I refreshens what we already know about the secrets of success. Jobs refused to conform to the standards of this world

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  • Kenneth
  • 13-06-16

nothing new here

nothing new, and not much useful as "leadership lessons" this book is more of a boring g biography than a lessons on leadership book.

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