“In case you haven’t heard, Steve Jobs passed away last week,” Gene Marks writes for Forbes. “The praise has been pouring in. And deservedly so. He was a genius. A man that made a tremendous impact on the world. During the week, I probably read thirty or forty blogs and columns about his life and accomplishments.”
“But I wasn’t learning much about Steve Jobs the person. The boss,” Marks writes. “That is until I read this great piece from Ryan Tate. And I really began to learn something about Steve Jobs. Jobs wasn’t successful just because he was creative, brilliant and hardworking. There are a lot of creative, brilliant and hardworking people running technology businesses. Jobs had an extra little something going on that further separated him from his peers: He was a jerk. Good for him.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Good for Jobs – and for the rest of us.