Steve Jobs

  • Filename: steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9781451648539
  • Release Date: 2011-10-24
  • Number of pages: 630
  • Author: Walter Isaacson
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Draws on more than forty interviews with Steve Jobs, as well as interviews with family members, friends, competitors, and colleagues to offer a look at the co-founder and leading creative force behind the Apple computer company.

Steve Jobs

  • Filename: steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9781451648553
  • Release Date: 2011-10-24
  • Number of pages: 656
  • Author: Walter Isaacson
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING BIOGRAPHIES OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AND ALBERT EINSTEIN, THIS IS THE EXCLUSIVE BIOGRAPHY OF STEVE JOBS. Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues—Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing. At a time when America is seeking ways to sustain its innovative edge, and when societies around the world are trying to build digital-age economies, Jobs stands as the ultimate icon of inventiveness and applied imagination. He knew that the best way to create value in the twenty-first century was to connect creativity with technology. He built a company where leaps of the imagination were combined with remarkable feats of engineering. Although Jobs cooperated with this book, he asked for no control over what was written nor even the right to read it before it was published. He put nothing off-limits. He encouraged the people he knew to speak honestly. And Jobs speaks candidly, sometimes brutally so, about the people he worked with and competed against. His friends, foes, and colleagues provide an unvarnished view of the passions, perfectionism, obsessions, artistry, devilry, and compulsion for control that shaped his approach to business and the innovative products that resulted. Driven by demons, Jobs could drive those around him to fury and despair. But his personality and products were interrelated, just as Apple’s hardware and software tended to be, as if part of an integrated system. His tale is instructive and cautionary, filled with lessons about innovation, character, leadership, and values.

Steve Jobs The Man Who Thought Different

  • Filename: steve-jobs-the-man-who-thought-different.
  • ISBN: 9781408832066
  • Release Date: 2012-02-16
  • Number of pages: 310
  • Author: Karen Blumenthal
  • Publisher: A&C Black

Inventor. Visionary. Genius. Dropout. Steve Jobs was all of these things. This is the story of the man who thought 'different'.

Becoming Steve Jobs

  • Filename: becoming-steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 0385347421
  • Release Date: 2016-03-22
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Author: Brent Schlender
  • Publisher: Crown Business

Now in paperback, the #1 New York Times bestselling biography of how Steve Jobs became the most visionary CEO in history. With a new foreword by Marc Andreessen and new afterword by the authors, Becoming Steve Jobs is a narrative on Jobs' evolution as a manager and leader, as an astute CEO, as a father, and as a visionary with an unparalled sense of what consumers wanted--before they knew what they wanted themselves. But he didn't start out with those skills. When he first left Apple in 1985 and struck out to form his own company, NeXT, he knew little about running a company, holding to a budget, or developing successful products. It was during his years in the wilderness, unsuccessfully launching NeXT and helping to revitalize Pixar, that he learned the skills that would make him so successful upon his return to Apple in 1996.

Steve Jobs

  • Filename: steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9781442453494
  • Release Date: 2011-12-20
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: Patricia Lakin
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Written especially for a young audience, a must-read biography of Steve Jobs: visionary, entrepreneur, inventor, and cofounder of Apple. Visionary. Pioneer. Little terror. Entrepreneur. Inventor. College dropout. Creative genius. These are just a few of the words used to describe the late Steve Jobs, cofounder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Available in both paperback and hardcover, Patricia Lakin’s biography for middle-grade readers tells the captivating and inspirational story of the ‘Thomas Edison’ of our time.

The Zen of Steve Jobs

  • Filename: the-zen-of-steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9781118295267
  • Release Date: 2012-01-03
  • Number of pages: 80
  • Author: Caleb Melby
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Presents a graphic interpretation of Steve Jobs's spiritual connections to Buddhism through his mentor and friend Kobun Otogawa, and describes how his search for perfection helped bring about the iPod and the resurgence of Apple.

The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience

  • Filename: the-presentation-secrets-of-steve-jobs-how-to-be-insanely-great-in-front-of-any-audience.
  • ISBN: 9780071636087
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 238
  • Author: Carmine Gallo
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

Expanding on his popular online article, a columnist breaks down the ten elements and principles used in presentations by the cofounder of Apple and Pixar and explains how to use them to add dazzle to any presentation or seminar.

The Second Coming of Steve Jobs

  • Filename: the-second-coming-of-steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9780767911030
  • Release Date: 2001-12-18
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Alan Deutschman
  • Publisher: Crown Business

From the acclaimed Vanity Fair and GQ journalist–an unprecedented, in-depth portrait of the man whose return to Apple precipitated one of the biggest turnarounds in business history. With a new epilogue on Apple’s future survival in today’s roller-coaster economy, here is the revealing biography that blew away the critics and stirred controversy within industry and media circles around the country. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Who Was Steve Jobs

  • Filename: who-was-steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9781101577905
  • Release Date: 2012-03-29
  • Number of pages: 112
  • Author: Pam Pollack
  • Publisher: Penguin

Steve Jobs, adopted in infancy by a family in San Francisco, packed a lot of life into fifty-six short years. In this Who Was…? biography, children will learn how his obsession with computers and technology at an early age led him to co-found and run Apple, in addition to turning Pixar into a ground-breaking animation studio. A college dropout, Jobs took unconventional steps in his path to success and inspired the best and the brightest to come with him and “change the world.”

Finding the Next Steve Jobs

  • Filename: finding-the-next-steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9781476759838
  • Release Date: 2013-07-16
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Nolan Bushnell
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

From the legendary founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese’s and Steve Jobs’s first boss, the secrets to finding, hiring, keeping, and nurturing creative talent. The business world is changing faster than ever, and every day your company faces new complications and difficulties. The only way to resolve these issues is to have a staff of wildly creative people who live as much in the future as the present, who thrive on being different, and whose ideas will guarantee that your company will prosper when other companies fail. A celebrated visionary and iconoclast, Nolan Bushnell founded the groundbreaking gaming company Atari before he went on to found Chuck E. Cheese’s and two dozen other companies. He also happened to launch the career of the late Steve Jobs, along with those of many other bril­liant creatives over the course of his five decades in business. With refreshing candor, keen psychological insight, and robust humor, Bushnell explains in Finding the Next Steve Jobs how to think boldly and differently about companies and organizations—and spe­cifically the people who work within them. For anyone trying to turn a company into the next Atari or Apple, build a more creative workforce, or fashion a career in a changing world, this book will enlighten, challenge, surprise, and amuse.

Haunted Empire

  • Filename: haunted-empire.
  • ISBN: 9780062128270
  • Release Date: 2014-03-18
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Yukari Iwatani Kane
  • Publisher: Harper Collins

Former Wall Street Journal technology reporter Yukari Iwatani Kane delves deep inside Apple in the two years since Steve Jobs’s death, revealing the tensions and challenges CEO Tim Cook and his team face as they try to sustain Jobs’s vision and keep the company moving forward. Steve Jobs's death raised one of the most pressing questions in the tech and business worlds: Could Apple stay great without its iconic leader? Many inside the company were eager to prove that Apple could be just as innovative as it had been under Jobs. Others were painfully aware of the immense challenge ahead. As its business has become more complex and global, Apple has come under intense scrutiny, much of it critical. Maintaining market leadership has become crucial as it tries to conquer new frontiers and satisfy the public's insatiable appetite for "insanely great” products. Based on over two hundred interviews with current and former executives, business partners, Apple watchers and others, Haunted Empire is an illuminating portrait of Apple today that offers clues to its future. With nuanced insights and colorful details that only a seasoned journalist could glean, Kane goes beyond the myths and headlines. She explores Tim Cook’s leadership and its impact on Jobs’s loyal lieutenants, new product development, and Apple’s relationships with Wall Street, the government, tech rivals, suppliers, the media, and consumers. Hard-hitting yet fair, Haunted Empire reveals the perils and opportunities an iconic company faces when it loses its visionary leader.

Steve Jobs

  • Filename: steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9781614788102
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 112
  • Author: Scott Gillam
  • Publisher: ABDO

This title examines the remarkable life of Steve Jobs. Readers will learn about Jobs's family background, childhood, education, and groundbreaking work in the computer and technology industry. Jobs's many innovations, such as the first Apple computer, the iPod, the iPad, and the iPhone, are discussed as well as his time working at NeXT Computer and Pixar. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a table of contents, timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index.

I Steve

  • Filename: i-steve.
  • ISBN: 9781572846937
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Steve Jobs
  • Publisher: Agate Publishing

Drawn from more than three decades of media coverage--print, electronic, and online--this book serves up the best, most thought-provoking insights ever spoken by Steve Jobs: more than 200 quotations that are essential reading for everyone who seeks innovative solutions and inspirations applicable to their business, regardless of size. Jobs, the longtime CEO of Apple, Inc., which he co-founded in 1976, stepped down from that role in August 2011, bringing an end to one of the greatest, most transformative business careers in history. Over the years, Jobs has given countless interviews to the media, explaining what he calls "the vision thing”--his unmatched ability to envision, and successfully bring to the marketplace, consumer products that people find simply irresistible. Jobs has made an indelible mark in multiple industries, and played an enormous role in creating others. Consider how Jobs and Apple shaped the following fields: personal computers (laptop and desktop), apps (for multiple electronic devices), computer animation (Pixar), music (iTunes), telecommunications (iPhone), personal digital devices (iPod), books (iBook), and, most recently, tablets (iPad). Jobs is the great business visionary of our era. I, Steve is the perfect gift or reference item for everyone interested in this great American original

Orbit Steve Jobs

  • Filename: orbit-steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9781450756723
  • Release Date: 2012-01
  • Number of pages: 24
  • Author: C. W. Cooke
  • Publisher: Bluewater Productions

In graphic novel format, provides a look at computer industry pioneer Steve Jobs, including his early years, the founding of Apple, his time away from Apple, his accomplishments after his return, his private life, and his last days.

Steve Jobs

  • Filename: steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 076131959X
  • Release Date: 2001
  • Number of pages: 80
  • Author: Ann Brashares
  • Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books

Profiles Steve Jobs, and describes how his friendships and knack for electronics led him to develop Apple and Macintosh personal computers, computer animation, and desktop publishing despite competition from IBM and Microsoft.

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