Tag Archives: Steve Jobs

The seven habits of highly effective enterprises

McKinsey & Company published a short article a couple of weeks ago that is long on leadership and organizational insight. “The seven habits of highly effective digital enterprises” by ’Tunde Olanrewaju, Kate Smaje and Paul Willmott is worth a read, … Continue reading

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iOS 7 and the end of skeuomorphism

This past week, I learned a new word: skeuomorphism. A skeuomorph is an object or feature that imitates the design of a similar object made of a different material. Faux-leather and simulated woodgrain finishes are skeuomorphs. A classic example is the … Continue reading

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Leadership lessons from Jobs, Isaacson and Collins

If you didn’t have time to read Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs, you can now read a shorter, condensed take on the Apple cofounder’s management style in an article Isaacson penned for the April Harvard Business Review called “The … Continue reading

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Reassessing Steve Jobs

My post last month about Steve Jobs drew more comments than anything I’ve written about so far at The Wayward Journey. Upon reflection, it’s hard to think of another individual who so profoundly shaped the digital age. But it’s equally … Continue reading

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WWSJD (What Would Steve Jobs Do)?

I’ve been reading Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs, which describes the late Apple CEO’s obsession with branding, product design and customer experience. One aspect of his personality that I can relate to was his penchant for details and perfection. … Continue reading

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