In this book the author gives the reader the opportunity of seeing Steve Jobs as only his closest associates have ever seen him, and to learn what has made him, . Steve Jobs has been a popular figure in business books lately. First we had The Innovation Secr. : The Steve Jobs Way: Ileadership for a New Generation: In The Steve Jobs Way, Jay Elliot gives the reader the opportunity of seeing Steve Jobs .

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This is a really good book if you can filter out all of Jay’s hero worship of Steve!

Hold weekly product review meetings. Overall the book told us that there is another way customer should use the products, there is another way to lead a company, there is another way to do things.

The whole story left me wondering whether Apple will be able to carry on innovating as they have with the iMac, iPod, geenration, iPad ileadershpi their iconic leader. If you find the warped reality of Apple fanboys to be annoying, then this book is definitely not for you.

It is a must. Although I admire his achievements and have bought many of the products he pioneered from idea to An interesting biography of Steve Job’s active adult life as co-founder and generatioon CEO of Apple. So much to learn from Steve’s traits and his pursuit to changing the world; his perseverance, resilience, charisma, compassion and vision are just so inspiring.

The book iLeadership encompasses four topic areas: It was like reading Sherlock Holmes. Simon, author or the bestselling iCon, “The Steve Jobs Way” is not only the most iledership Steve Jobs biography ever written, it’s the ‘how to be like Steve’ book readers have been waiting for.

Is this applicable in my own hometown? Pretty short, so doesn’t get bogged down with too much details. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. One that either completely avoids any discussion of his questionable management techniques and unethical business practices or one that highlights the lessons we can learn from his failings, as well. Publication date ISBN hardcover: All Steve’s fans must read this piece.

Steve Jobs was similar in character to other highly successful CEOs and founders of tech I thoroughly enjoyed this book which is written by a colleague and mentor of Steve Jobs.


However, it’s possible that no vetting was necessary because the author was so enamored with Jobs and Apple that nothing but undulating praise flowed through the first draft. So if you have read books by Steve Jobs before – especially the Autobiography of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, this book would add only a few bits of new flavor.

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Talent Steve would tirelessly and indefatigably hunt for the best talent in the world. He shares the lessons that come out of Steve’s intuitive approach to show how the creative and technological brilliance of iLeadership can be utilized to drive breakthroughs in any organization, irrespective of size.

If you look over the punting of Steve, there are a bunch of valuable snippets on how to treat your employees, and the type of employees you should be looking for in the first place. Responsibility Jay Elliot with William L.

Clearly, the author was close to Steve Jobs, but I would have liked more stories. From product development meetings to design labs, through executive boardroom showdowns to the world outside of Silicon Valley, this is the real Steve Jobs: Through geberation stories we can see what Steve’s beliefs about how products should be and how he built the products and the team to make that kind of product delivered to customers.

Click I Have ileavership to open it now. Then it turns into what amounts to unabashed praising of Steve Jobs, Apple, and their products.

And so mesmerizing was his presence and his sales pitch that he convinced even CEO John Sculley to leave his stable position with Pepsi to join Apple which was by no means at par with Pepsi those iledership with the most famous line ever quoted in HR History “Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life or do you want to come with me and change the world ” http: To see his why As someone who is not some years after this book was written a major fan of Apple, mostly because I feel that they are grasping at straws as they find themselves sinking well below the innovation standard that other major players are bringing to the market.


This retelling of Apple and specifically Steve Job from a close associate was very interesting and inspiring. Written with William L.

He was an over the top visionary with an obsessive compulsion for every imaginable detail. Apr 18, Sheldon rated it really liked it Shelves: I thoroughly enjoyed this book which is written by a colleague and mentor of Steve Jobs. The innovation, entrepreneurship element, creativity are all installed at the top team that Steve has worked on for several years.

J63 E45 Unknown. Genefation, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Jobs is a great guy but you feel like you have to wash your hands to get the drool off after reading this too long.

I found the descriptions and anecdotes of Steve Job’s leadership and management style interesting, but not compelling.

The Steve Jobs Way: iLeadership for a New Generation by Jay Elliot

If you find the warped reality of Apple fanboys to be annoying, then this book I found this book very irritating because it reads like a PR release than generatikn book on leadership lessons. I’d also recommend reading “The Second Coming of Steve Jobs” as it is also fairly well written and informative but with more of an external view at Steve. I would highly recommend this book if you nrw to learn about Jobs, Apple, and what makes for excellent leadership.

Apr 10, Donald Elton rated it liked it.

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Told from the perspective of a person who has known Jobs for over 30 years, and full of exclusive interviews with many of the key figures in Apple Computer’s history, friends and foes of Jobs alike – this book unfolds not only the Steve Jobs you won’t see on stages but also reveals and deeply explores his management and leadership principles.

Oct 16, Raed rated it liked it. Overview Music Video Charts. Nevertheless, it was entertaining, and some of the stories of Apple and Jobs in the early years were interesting. But I’d love to read a more balanced book on Steve Jobs.

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