Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different - Part 1: Chapters 8, 9, 10 and 11 Summary & Analysis

Karen Blumenthal
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Markkula instantly recognized the potential of Apple II. He predicted that Apple would make the Fortune 500 in a matter of a year. Wozniak did not want to give up the security of his job at Hewlett-Packard and neither did his young wife. Besides, he wasn’t the management type; he was a designer. Jobs put on the full court press to change his mind. He called on Wozniak’s friends and family to get Wozniak to leave H-P. Finally, the pressure got to Wozniak and he agreed. The Apple Company was officially created in January 1977. Jobs, Wozniak and Markkula had equal shares. Mike Scott, Markkula’s former coworker, was brought in as president. Part of his job was to keep Jobs in line but that was pretty much impossible.

Jobs had an opinion about everything. He ridiculed young coders even though he...

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