Steve Jobs changed the way we live and work and his life, despite being cut short by cancer, offers lessons on how leaders globally can begin to shift their thinking in a context of stagnation and financial woes. Perhaps Jobs' example can help a new generation of leaders a take fresh approach to business, one that eschews tradition in favour of originality and innovation.
An interesting article I came across as global media paid tribute to Jobs, was by Tony Bradley of PCWorld.com who makes the point that: “The reality is that even if you have never owned an Apple product, Steve Jobs has affected your life”.
He outlines five lessons leaders can learn from Jobs' example; it makes for some interesting reading. Click here for the article.