Comparing the Personalities and Values of Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak

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Jobs early years, prior to Apple influenced his view of life. Concerning human nature, Jobs believed that human being were spiritual beings. It is ones responsibility to find the inner spirit, be enlightened to attain inner peace this enhanced personal growth. He believed that unless one did this, they would be controlled by their circumstances, the situation in which they found themselves. One is able to take control of their thought process and view of life. He realized "that an intuitive understanding and consciousness was more significant than abstract thinking and intellectual logical analysis," (Issacson, 2011, p. 37). His trip to India magnified this perception as he realized that people in Indian countryside did not use their intellect as those in the America, instead they used their intuition. He considered intuition as more powerful than intellect.
Steve Jobs early experiences at his father's garage informed his attitude towards work. To him the key reasons for work were to get money, adventure, it had to be interesting. He had an attitude that he could do anything, there was nothing like no in his work vocabulary. What caught his eye while searching for his first jobs was the "Have fun, make money," advertisement on the San Jose Mercury (Issacson, 2011, p. 42). Issacson explains that…

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