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Steve Jobs [1955-2011]

      Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak co-founded Apple, Inc. in 1975.
According to biographer Walter Isaacson, Steve Jobs revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing.

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“It's our job to know what people want before they do.”  {blog 7/2011}
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“Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.” (in 2005)  {blog 10/2011}
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“Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes . . . the ones who see things differently
– they're not fond of rules . . . You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them
because they change things . . . they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius,
because the [people] who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world are the ones who do.”  {blog 1/2014}
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“Pretend to be in complete control and people will assume that you are.”  {blog 2/2014}
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“My favorite things in life don't cost any money. It's really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.”  {blog 4/2015}
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“I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.”  {blog 5/2015}
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“My model for business is The Beatles. They were four guys who kept each other's kind of negative tendencies in check.
They balanced each other, and the total was greater than the sum of the parts. That's how I see business: Great things in business
are never done by one person, they're done by a team of people.”  {blog 6/2015}
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“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”  {blog 8/2015}
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“Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.”  {blog 9/2015}
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“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work.
And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters
of the heart, you'll know when you find it.”  {blog 10/2015}
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“It doesn't matter how good or bad the product is, the fact is that people don't read anymore.”  {blog 11/2015}
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“Creativity is just connecting things.”  {blog 5/2016}
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“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”  {blog 1/2017}
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“Everyone should know how to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think.”  {blog 4/2017}
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“Innovation is saying 'no' to a thousand things.”  {blog 7/2017}

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"Don't let the noise of others's opinions drown out your own inner voice."

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