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This work offers a summary of the book "INSIDE STEVE'S BRAIN: The principles that guide Steve Jobs as he launches killer products, attracts fanatically loyal customers, and manages some of the world's most powerful brands" by Leander Kahney.
Steve Jobs has single-handedly revolutionized the personal computer industry, built Pixar, dramatically changed the music industry and turned around a Fortune 500 company in dire straits. He has the reputation of being a tricky person to ...
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Summary: Inside Steve's Brain - Leander Kahney

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Overview

This work offers a summary of the book "INSIDE STEVE'S BRAIN: The principles that guide Steve Jobs as he launches killer products, attracts fanatically loyal customers, and manages some of the world's most powerful brands" by Leander Kahney.
Steve Jobs has single-handedly revolutionized the personal computer industry, built Pixar, dramatically changed the music industry and turned around a Fortune 500 company in dire straits. He has the reputation of being a tricky person to work with, but he's a self-made billionaire who must be doing something right.
Leander Kahney has analyzed Steve Jobs' career, identifying some key personality traits which have propelling him to the top. Kahney looks at each trait, and demonstrates how it's helped him in crucial decisions. For example, Jobs is focused: he's aware of what he's good at, and what he's not. He delegates the latter in order to focus on the former. He takes that philosophy into a wider arena, by always concentrating on what Apple do best as well. Jobs is a perfectionist: this has meant that good projects have been killed, and that product design takes longer. But this has paid off, because Apple has won countless design awards and intuitive design is one of its USPs.
This is an absolutely fascinating book, combining biographical detail with business advice and strategy analysis. Steve Jobs' philosophy is one worth learning.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9782806235466
  • Publisher: Primento Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/11/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 838 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2012

    Just a Summary!

    Great content, but be aware that this is just the SUMMARY of the actual book. A much better investment would be getting the real deal.

    11 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 23, 2012

    As another reviewer said, this is only a summary. This summary

    As another reviewer said, this is only a summary. This summary is making money off the unsuspecting ebook buyer who failed to read the entire description.

    7 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 30, 2012

    Awful waste of time

    Spend time with you family and friends. Don't waste your time reading this nonsense. This is nothing but a big waste of time. Gary Vaynerchuk has not captured anyone with a brain's attention. You would have to be clueless to find anyhting he says as interesting.

    He simply worked at his Dad's wine shop and his Dad poured a lot of money to expand it and have someone build a website. They spent a lot of money promoting the business... simply put... they spent money to make money.

    Gary specializes in self promotion... nothing else. He is nothing more than a salesman and not a good one at that.

    He has since left his Dad's wine business because he didn't have the passion for it. A lot of people in the wine business were calling for his head due to the conflict of interest of he rating wine that he sells.

    He is now trying to act as a social media expert by trying to teach the fundamentals to businesses. He'll be back to the wine trade because I can't imagine anyone paying him to teach such elementary concepts. But heck, they say a fool is born every minute so maybe he can fool them. We'll see.

    This book is something to be missed... don't waste your time.

    3 out of 23 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2011

    Hi

    Its awsome and good for your brain

    3 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2012

    Formatting is horrible

    Ibwanted the summary as i have the audio book. The formatting of this book is horrible. Words that run together (no space between the words). I want a refund now!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 17, 2012

    The book that has helped numerous people all over the world esca

    The book that has helped numerous people all over the world escape from the mundane work cycle has now been summarized and boiled down to the most important information for those readers who are on the go. For those who read The Experiments in Lifestyle Design blog, this summary is a wonderful expansion on the ideas of the blog and includes even more tricks and tools to help you become successful. I highly recommend this summation of Ferriss’ book to anyone who wants to find success and wealth in their job but is not sure how to make it happen, because this concise explanation gives you everything you need.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted October 15, 2013

    Hb

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 6, 2013

    Much needed Financial Life Lessons for all!

    The Cashflow Quadrant's principles is what we should be mandatory reading for high school seniors and beyond.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 19, 2013

    Recommended

    Short & sweet, to the point

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 19, 2012

    Lol

    Hello world! ;D

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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