The Success Of Steve Jobs

1932 Words Nov 18th, 2014 8 Pages
Over the course of 7 years, over 500 million iPhones have been sold worldwide. 122 million Macs have been sold throughout 28 years, and up until September 2012, 350 million iPods have been sold. The numbers are immense and still growing, and there are reasons that explain them. To sustain a company, one that has sold well over 1 billion self-produced units (and counting) (up until today), for about 21 years total, takes much prudence, determination, and most importantly, leadership. Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, Inc., had all three of those traits, and they were always used for the better in his company. Jobs got the company back up on its feet after rough stock market shares and low sales caused by competing companies, and led it to success with increasingly innovative products that rapidly sold nationally at first, then soon internationally. The new ideas that computers such as the Macintosh put forward into the computer world has set the standard for computers up until the current day. Steve Jobs’ innovation and leadership led the company of Apple to create renowned and life-changing products that essentially made the lives of their users easier and changed the world of technology forever.
Steve Jobs was born on February 24, 1955 in San Francisco and was adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs, a young couple graduated from the University of Wisconsin. As a child, Jobs loved working with his hands and enjoyed de- and reconstructing things, especially electronics. He learned the…

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