Inside Steve's Brain: Business Lessons from Steve Jobs, the Man Who Saved Apple

Inside Steve's Brain: Business Lessons from Steve Jobs, the Man Who Saved Apple

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By (author) Leander Kahney

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  • Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 129mm x 198mm x 24mm | 304g
  • Publication date: 1 December 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1782390391
  • ISBN 13: 9781782390398
  • Sales rank: 971,336

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Steve Jobs was an American visionary who immeasurably altered the way the world uses technology. From the Apple II to minimalist iMacs and from the foundation of Pixar to the invention of the iPad, Jobs' products and ideas confounded expectations perpetually redefined markets to make Apple the most successful technology company on the planet. Inside Steve's Brain is a unique and revealing look at one of the greatest entrepreneurs of the internet age. Part biography, part leadership manual, Kahney's book is a rich and insightful examination of a man who was at once a business pioneer, and a cultural icon.

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Leander Kahney is the author of two acclaimed books, The Cult of Mac and The Cult of iPod. As a reporter and editor, Kahney has covered Apple for more than a dozen years.

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?Throughout his storied Silicon Valley career, Apple CEO and Pixar Studios founder Steve Jobs has been labeled, among other things, an egomaniac, a Zen Buddhist, a business mastermind, a sociopath and a music mogul. Blogger, author and Wired News editor Kahney, who has chronicled Apple in previous books (The Cult of Mac), attempts to plumb the depths of Jobs's prodigious mind in this engrossing biography. The author devotes much time to the sensational aspects of Jobs? life, including his demeaning and ferocious interactions with employees, his relentless high-mindedness and fanatical attention to detail, clearly demonstrating how his tyrannical and perfectionist impulses have have shaped the award-winning designs and consumer-friendly products that have made Apple a juggernaut. Though it doesn?t penetrate the Mac man's psyche too deeply, and sections on tangential figures like Apple design guru Jonathan Ive and Apple Store visionary Ron Johnson can meander, those searching for a telli