Steve Jobs

by Walter Isaacson

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Steve Jobs

by Walter Isaacson


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  • Death

    To no one’s surprise, when Steve Jobs was diagnosed with cancer in 2003 he refused to adhere to conventional treatment and beat cancer quickly. Instead, he switched diets and tried lots of alternative methods. He finally had to have surgery to remove the tumor when it was too large to ignore. The sa

  • Personal Life

    Jobs finally met his biological mother and discovered he had a sister, Mona, after his adoptive mother passed away. Shortly after that time he met Laurene Powell and married her. Together they had three children: Reed, Erin, and Eve. Due to Laurene’s positive influence, he even reconnected with his

  • Personality In Spades

    Although he was a perfectionist, Jobs didn't always get along with his employees. Those who worked with Jobs under his often strict management style have described him as "erratic" and "brusque". He would frequently throw temper tantrums and verbally abuse his employees if work didn't live up to his

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