“Passion is cool and patience is good, but neither can produce innovative products again and again. Creative people need pressure to get things done — pressure to pry their hands from their creation and let it loose in the world. When? When it’s perfect enough,” Chris Maxcer writes for TechNewsWorld. “Few creative people ever feel they got it entirely right. Steve Jobs had the ability to leverage intense pressure. Does Tim Cook?”
“No one doubted Steve Jobs’ passion. You could see it in his eyes, in his posture, in his word choice and cadence,” Maxcer writes. “Never mind the behind-closed-doors raging tyrant of passion, Jobs had an intensity most anyone could recognize. And his dirty little secret? Jobs could take other people’s creativity, their creations, their passion, and add it to his own.”
“He seemed to be a super-human science fiction blob who grew more powerful by squeezing, shaping, and ultimately molding the narrative of a product into something he fully, seamlessly seemed to own. Effective? Heck yeah,” Maxcer writes. “Repeatable by an intensely ethical man of conscience? Probably not.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Soon, we shall see.