Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

Apple became the most valuable company in the world, in part due to the meticulousness and perfectionism of the late Steve Jobs.  Jobs earned the trust of millions of users that Apple products not only work out of the box, they work well. Steve Jobs was well known for being extraordinarily demanding of his subordinates to ensure perfection in the products before they were released.  If an imperfection could have been humanly prevented, Jobs prevented it.  Because of his penchant for perfection, Jobs was not very popular, some even called him a jerk. The kind of fortitude Steve Jobs had for perfection seems to have evaporated from Apple. Read the full story at Forbes.

About Shelly Palmer

Named one of LinkedIn’s Top 10 Voices in Technology, Shelly Palmer is Managing Partner at Palmer Advanced Media, a technology-focused strategic advisory practice that helps Fortune 500 companies and growth-stage companies with digital strategy, data science, marketing, branding, and business development. He is Fox 5 New York's on-air tech and digital media expert and a regular commentator on CNBC and CNN. @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.

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