BIOGRAPHYo Born on February 24, 1955 and adopted by Paul & Clara Jobs.o Worked with HP for summer internship after High School.o Dropped out of college after the very first semester.o 1976: Started apple computers with Steve Wozniak in 1976.o 1984: Introduced Revolutionary Macintosh the market.o 1985: was forced to resign by the board of directors of Apple computers.o 1986: Founded Next Computerso 1986: Co-founded Pixar Animation Studio.o 1997: Next computers was sold to Apple & Jobs became the CEO.o 2001: launched revolutionary ipodo 2007: Introduced 3G iphone, first of its kind in the market.Mudassir 2
• Like a transformational leader, he focuses on "transforming" others to help each other, to look out for each other, to be encouraging and harmonious, and to look out for the organization as a whole.• At Apple, he is seen as a leader whose brilliance and idealistic vision of "providing computers as a tool to change the world," drew other talented people to him• His Leadership creates valuable and positive change in the followers.Mudassir 7
• In his leadership, he enhances the motivation, morale and performance of his follower group. Some people also categorize him as a charismatic leader.
The news of Steve Jobs illness wiped $20 billion off Apple’s share price. Some things are self evident: that anyone with a heart would wish the man well. And that it’s almost impossible to think of another individual who has been such a prominent charm for a brand. Also clear is that his gifts as strategist, product and design driver make him much more than a figurehead
• Steve Jobs was raised as a prime example of this. The personal computer by Apple, the Macintosh, which uses a mouse and a simple graphic user interface (GUI) was actually a concept Jobs “borrowed” from Xerox’s innovation centre in Silicon Valley.• The Macintosh was a success but Jobs was hated in Silicon Valley, a place which prides innovation above all else. The act of appropriating his idea from Xerox meant Jobs risked his reputation for a product that worked.
• Jobs negotiation strategies are very well reflected in his general persona. Tactics per se will not land anyone in his shoes. He has an unwavering confidence in everything hes doing, and his track record very much speaks for him. He makes things happen and, definitely in business, nobody can argue with results. At the same time he carries himself with an air dignity and humbleness in the public eye, which is a manner of social aesthetics. He knows how to appeal to his audience.
Components of Steve’s Coaching• Strive For Excellence:• Jobs’s g r eatest skill was pr oduct development.• Blend Ar t and Science:• In developing his products Jobs always had a unique way of blending artistic touch with the technological workings of the Apple hardware. This lead to the beautiful, simple and unique look of the Mac, IPod, IPhone and IPad. This was his way making the product desirable and unique for the consumer.
Components of Steve’s Coaching• Give Honest Feedback:• Steve Jobs was brutally honest, many times to a mistake.• Don’t Chase T he Money:• Despite being one of the wealthiest men on the planet Steve Jobs did not do anything for the money. He came from middle class, lived homeless as a college drop out and never looked to maximize his profits at Apple or Pixar. In spite of this, he became a billionaire. In 2010 his salary was 1$ according to the IRS.
Components of Steve’s Coaching• Produce Something Life- Changing:• Jobs marketed every product Apple put out as revolutionary. He promised potential consumers that buying their product would be a life- changing experience and most of the time he was right.
Components of Steve’s Coaching• Leave A Legacy• Growing up admiring companies like Hewlett-Packard that left behind a strong company identity and legacy, inspired Jobs to do the same thing at Apple. He wanted to create a business that would carry on his drive for perfection and passion for customer-friendly products long after he was gone
• No major work that I have been involved with has been work that can be done by a single person or two people, or even three or four people... In order to do things well, that cant be done by one person, you must find extraor dinar y people. – Steve
• Through his incredible vision and drive, Steve Jobs forged together what is today the most valuable company in the world, and, along the way, he revolutionized many industries and facets of how we live. And, for his many accomplishments, his name is often synonymous with the words "entrepreneur" and "visionary". So, it should come as no surprise that he was rightfully named the #1 entrepreneur of our time in a list put together by Fortune.
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HONORS• 1985: National Medal of Technology by President Ronald Reagan with Steve Wozniak(the first people to ever receive the honor)• 1987: Jefferson Award for Public Service in the category (the Samuel S. Beard Award).• 2007: Jobs was named the most powerful person in business by Fortune Magazine• 2007: California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and First Lady Maria Shriver inducted Jobs into the California Hall of Fame• 2009: Jobs was selected the most admired entrepreneur among teenagers on a survey by Junior Achievement04/21/12 28
• 1. T he leader ship team of an or ganization must include nothing but all-star s.• 2. Never stop asking “W hy?” or “W hy Not?” • 3. Discover your top employees and cultivate them.
• 4. Continuousl y ask questions of young leader s.• 5. T he key br and issue is tr ust.• 6. Too many or ganizations cut costs and quality.• 7. Be a par t of an or ganization that can change the wor ld. • 8. Use meetings exclusivel y for str ate g y and br ainstor ming.
• 8. Use meetings exclusivel y for strate g y and brainstor ming.• 9. Intuitive decisions have a better tr ack recor d than extensive appr oval pr ocesses.• 10. Hir e onl y passionate employees
“You cant just ask customers what they want and then try togive that to them. By the time you get it built, theyll wantsomething new” – Steve Jobs 04/21/12 33
Conclusion• The conclusion of Steve job’s is never give up.• He terminated from APPLE but he didn’t give up he took his next step toward NeXT and very soon he proved that he is a leader. He proved that JOBs can survive without APPLE but APPLE can not.
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