Saturday, 21 January 2012


Those of you who read Steve Jobs biography would have realized that though Steve was an accomplished leader with great business instincts that made Apple products a huge success among customers worldwide, he had a dark side little known to the public until the biography was released. Inspite of the negative aspect of his personality, there are quite a number of interesting life lessons one could learn from Steve. Lance Ulanoff, editor in chief of Mashable, has come up with 20 life lessons after reading Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson.

1. Don’t Wait
2. Make Your Own Reality
3. Control Everything You Can
4. Own Your Mistakes
5. Know Yourself
6. Leave the Door Open for the Fantastic
7. Don’t Hold Back
8. Surround Yourself with Brilliance
9. Build a Team of A Players
10. Be Yourself
11. Be Persuasive
12. Show Others the Way
13. Trust Your Instincts
14. Take Risks
15. Follow Great with Great
16. Make Tough Decisions
17. Presentation Can Make a World of Difference
18. Find a Way to Balance Your Intensity
19. Live for Today
20. Share Your Wisdom
Lance Ulanoff is an award winning journalist and a 25-year industry veteran. Before joining Mashable in September 2011,  Lance Ulanoff was the Editor in Chief of and Senior Vice President of Content for the Ziff Davis, Inc. He makes frequent appearances on national, international, and local news programs including Fox News, the Today Show, Good Morning America, CNBC, CNN and the BBC.

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