Comments on: 11 business lessons Steve Jobs taught me http://blogs.reuters.com/small-business/2011/10/10/11-business-lessons-steve-jobs-taught-me/ Grow your own Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:32:24 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: pallab_rath http://blogs.reuters.com/small-business/2011/10/10/11-business-lessons-steve-jobs-taught-me/comment-page-1/#comment-4609 Sat, 22 Oct 2011 16:20:18 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/small-business/?p=6001#comment-4609 Steve was always inspiring to thin different.
http://java-pallab.blogspot.com/2011/10/ remembering-steve-jobs.html

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By: BobLoblaw http://blogs.reuters.com/small-business/2011/10/10/11-business-lessons-steve-jobs-taught-me/comment-page-1/#comment-4602 Wed, 12 Oct 2011 21:03:10 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/small-business/?p=6001#comment-4602 “Most companies launch products and then sell them. Jobs didn’t do that with Apple. He let the public know what he was going to sell them, how it solved their problems, and that they could pre-order the product online.”

I think you would find that Apple in general, has one of, if not the the shortest announcement to sales channel trends in the industry. Apple has a very strict “no comment” policy about unannounced products. Don’t confuse consumer excitement in advance of an product keynote with pre-selling. 90% of the time when Jobs announced a product onstage he would also followup with “and that product is available today”. The iPhone 4S was announced a week before it was shipping.

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By: BobLoblaw http://blogs.reuters.com/small-business/2011/10/10/11-business-lessons-steve-jobs-taught-me/comment-page-1/#comment-4601 Wed, 12 Oct 2011 20:58:10 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/small-business/?p=6001#comment-4601 “This is why Apple is the largest company in the world.”

It’s not, actually. From time to time of late it has had the largest market capitalization, but in terms of employees, revenue, locations, it’s just not.

119th by revenue
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_com panies_by_revenue

35th on the Fortune 500
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/f ortune500/2011/full_list/

Doesn’t register on list of top employers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_lar gest_employers

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By: jsmason http://blogs.reuters.com/small-business/2011/10/10/11-business-lessons-steve-jobs-taught-me/comment-page-1/#comment-4598 Tue, 11 Oct 2011 16:10:52 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/small-business/?p=6001#comment-4598 Steve’s passion for the Mac helped all of us. It also shows that the purpose of the corporation was not “to make money for stockholders,” but to make Apple computers–through thick and thin.

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