Week 6 Discussion

A Successful Leader Steve Jobs was one of the most successful leaders who changed the concept of technology and business. He was the co-founder, chairman, and former CEO of Apple Inc. He was the one who introduced iTunes, iPods, iPads, and iPhones to the world, for which the world will remember him for many years to come. This way, he changed the concept of computer outlook and technology inside, bringing modification to the interface and internal technology with every passing year.
Jobs’ leadership traits made him successful. His commitment, dedication, fairness, and determination adorned his leadership. Jobs was of the view that the greater the effort and the longer the time you put out into developing something, the greater will the productivity be. In a 1996 PBS Documentary, Triumph of the Nerds, Jobs said, “We have always been shameless about stealing great ideas” (Isaac, para.7). Hence, through his utilization of great ideas, he brought a revolution in the world of technology. “Start it and stick with it. change the world,” was Steve Job’s message to the world (Isaac, para.1). His most important trait was commitment to his work. He stuck with his ambition. and, due to his great efforts, now every single person has a mini-computer in his pocket in the shape of smart phone.
Hence, it can be said that Steve Jobs was the most successful leader in the tech world, who invented a myriad of great devices and gadgetry through commitment and determination. He revolutionized the concept of leadership, and introduced such exquisite devices that the world will thank him for ever.
Isaac, C. (2011). Steve Jobs message to internet startups. World with a View. Retrieved April 12, 2013, from http://www.forbes.com/sites/worldviews/2011/10/06/steve-jobs-message-to-internet-startups/