Posts Tagged Under: Steve Jobs

What Does It Take to Be an Inspiring Leader?

Every manager and entrepreneur dreams of becoming an inspiring leader that people would gladly follow. Some people have a natural leadership instinct, but what if you weren’t born with such exceptional skills? Can you learn how to be inspiring to others?

Science says there are ways you can train yourself so that people listen to you and follow your lead. Here’s what I found to be useful for anyone willing to go on this journey of inspiring leadership.

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Technology Is Evolving Faster Than We Can Handle It

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Not too long ago, we discussed how a number of African countries were going mobile before they could even be fitted with landlines. Cell phones are dirt cheap today and ‘wireless’ is the norm, so it’s no surprise that copper-wire infrastructures are becoming irrelevant.

The same thing is happening across other industries and applications. According to a survey commissioned by Deloitte,

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Quote Of The Day By Steve Jobs

Of the thousands of remarks attributed to the late Steve Jobs, nearly all of them deliver pretty much the same message: listen to your heart! This excerpt from his famous speech at Stanford University in 2005 is no different. However, this one has more than a single lesson embedded in it.

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Google I/O 2013 (Or Better Yet 1983)

According to biographers, in the eighties, Steve Jobs was kind of obsessed about IBM. This is one of the reasons for which he approved the famous commercial below, one that was hardly liked by the rest of the directors. It was a bold move, mostly because Steve believed that stopping IBM was his messianic mission.

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The truth is that, right now, the world is hundreds of miles closer to 1984 than it ever was in the eighties.

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