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What I loved about Malcolm Gladwell's 'Outliers' is that it emphasizes the need for mastery -- 10,000 hours of practice for anything to achieve mastery.

By Marissa Levin | June 24, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (3)

A motivator like no other

Jobs' business acumen is certainly noteworthy and admirable, but his special talent is motivation. It has been said that Steve Jobs can push you to create quality like no one can.

By Jan Scruggs | February 4, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Art and science

Larry Ellison, the founder of Oracle, once said, "Steve has the brain of an engineer and the heart of an artist." This blend is the key to his success.

By Kristina Bouweiri | February 1, 2010; 03:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

David slays Goliath

Rather than being driven by commercial success, Jobs is driven by a vision of the future that he consistently midwifes.

By Seth Kahan | February 1, 2010; 12:03 AM ET | Comments (1)

A heroic rebel

On the emotional side, Steve Jobs is a hero and a rebel. He represents someone who refuses to accept the Microsoft regime. He took on Goliath and won.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | February 1, 2010; 12:02 AM ET | Comments (0)

A different drummer

Are you playing it safe in some area of your life? What would happen if you didn't? What would you be doing? How would you be living?

By Jeanine Cogan | February 1, 2010; 12:01 AM ET | Comments (3)

iRelent

Nobody really needs an iPad. Steve Jobs knows that. But he knows that some of us will really want one.

By Patricia McGuire | February 1, 2010; 12:01 AM ET | Comments (1)

Not many Jobs these days

The first people to enter any market make most of the money. And Jobs not only got there first; he pretty much invented the market!

By Garrison Wynn | January 29, 2010; 12:02 AM ET | Comments (1)

 
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