Just two weeks after the death of Steve Jobs, October 5, 2011, Walter Isaacson, CEO of Aspen Institute, journalist and renowned biographical author published one of the most mentioned biographies in the world, and it quickly turned into a bestseller; a transparent book that reveals the life of the iconic CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs, to the world, down to the smallest details.
This biography was not written based on elaborate interviews with Jobs; on the contrary Steve Jobs collaborated but there were no requirements or strict revision control. The book expresses the honest and thoughtful reflections of those that knew him best.
Returning to the myths and life of Steve Jobs, just this April Isaacson wrote for the Harvard Business Review the 14 real leadership lessons of Steve Jobs. And today, one year after his death, we resume those lessons for you in the #WOBI blog.
Already eight months have gone by since the passing of Steve Jobs; however his leadership style continues to teach those who form part of the world of business. Whether you work day-to-day within the area of design and technology or form part of an executive committee, the admiration and lessons taken from Steve Jobs remain intact in time.
So much so, that this past 29-31st of May The Wall Street Journal organized a conference called “D: All things Digital” that focused on Jobs’ legacy. Renowned executives in the technology industry gathered to give their testimonies and share experiences of the former CEO of Apple. Read on to hear quotes from the President of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios Ed Catmull, CEO of Oracle Larry Ellison and current CEO of Apple Tim Cook. Plus, in our video of the day hear from former CEO of General Electric Jack Welch as he talks about Steve Jobs from the World Business Forum New York 2011 stage.