Steve Jobs’ Vision

Sad news with the death of visionary leader and creative genius Steve Jobs at just 56.  If you have never watched Steve Jobs inspirational 2005 Stanford Commencement Address on ‘How to Live Before You Die’ it is well worth your time.

Vale Steve Jobs 1955 – 2011

And in his own words:

“Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.”

Steve Jobs

Thank you Steve, for your vision, for following your inner voice and for the extraordinary gifts you have left to the world.


“Steve was among the greatest of American innovators – brave enough to think differently, bold enough to believe he could change the world, and talented enough to do it.”

Barack Obama, US President

“He always seemed to be able to say in very few words what you actually should have been thinking before you thought it.”

Larry Page, CEO Google

“For those of us lucky enough to get to work with Steve, it’s been an insanely great honor. I will miss Steve immensely.”

Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and Chairman

“All of us would be touched every day … by products that he was the creative genius behind.”

Julia Gillard, Australian Prime Minister

“He was genuinely someone who changed the world.”

Tony Abbott, Australian Opposition Leader

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