Steve Jobs once said ” being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful, that’s what matters to me.”
Steve Jobs was a man who had a vision for the kind of products he wanted to produce for consumers. He has been called many things: visionary, genius, titan of industry, but Steve Jobs will be remembered as a man who simply wanted to change the world.
The death of Steve Jobs has put into perspective just how amazing Jobs was. Steve wasn’t concerned about impressing focus groups, he wanted to create products that he loved and enjoyed. He was more of an artist than a tech designer. Today the world is better off because of Steve Jobs. His products have changed the way we live, communicate, and do business. Many companies, including our own, owe Steve Jobs a debt of gratitude for making products that make doing business easier and more efficient.
With all the problems in the world, we could certainly use more men like Steve Jobs to innovate, create, and make products that make the world a happier and more peaceful place.
It should be our sincere hope that with the death of Steve Jobs brings to life a new generation of innovators and entrepreneurs who can challenge the status quo and follow their creative vision, just like Steve did. In his death, we celebrate a life that was full of accomplishment and triumph. Steve serves as an inspiration to that rebel within us that inspires us to chart our own course in the choppy waters of life. May you rest in peace Steve Jobs, you will always be remembered.
- Steve Jobs: Passing of an Icon (internationalbusinessvoyage.wordpress.com)
- RIP: Steve Jobs, Visionary Leader and Lisen’s Neighbor (blogher.com)