Book Review of Steve Jobs

Book Review - Steve Jobs: A Biography

This is the only official biography authorized by Steve Jobs. It took the writer, Walter Isaacson, more than 2 years talking with Jobs face to face for over 40 times, and interviewing with more than 100 family members, friends, competitors and colleagues unrestrainedly to finish this exclusive biography. The biography tells us about the whole life of Steve Jobs, including his early life in college, his career, his business life and his personal life.

Although Jobs cooperated with the book, he asked for no control over its content other than the book's cover, and waived the right to read it before it was published. He was said to have encouraged ...

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and software. His story is not only inspiring but also alert, for it is filled with creativity, personality, leadership and values of this contradictory person.

I am deeply impressed by his attitude towards competitors and consumers. The book mentioned an interview during which Steve Jobs was asked about his view on the market cap of Apple surpassing that of Microsoft. He replied, "Firstly, whether Apple's market cap will exceed Microsoft`s or not is not what our company concerns, we only focus on how to make our products better. Secondly, Apple's market cap is not the factor that consumers will consider to choose Apple's products, for they only pay attention to whether our products are good or not." In China, we have been instilled with the idea that we must struggle for the first place since childhood, but what Jobs said reminds me that we are not living in the world to be the first. What we need to do is follow our interests, chase our dreams, and do that to the extreme. ...

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