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Wednesday, May 14, 2008



Steve Jobs was certainly a very inrtneseitg and driven man. Reading his book, I really get a sense of how troubled he was by his own demons, which led to his drive to succeed at all costs. He was a great leader, but suffered the same foibles as many great historical leaders.

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