How Andy Grove Persuaded Steve Jobs To Return To Apple

When Steve Jobs was asked to return to Apple for his triumphant second coming,  he wavered.

“I talked to people I respected,” Jobs told his biographer Walter Isaacson, “I finally called Andy Grove.”

Grove told him: “Steve, I don’t give a shit about Apple.”

“I was stunned,” recalled Jobs.

” It was then I realised that I do give a shit about Apple – I started it and it is a good thing to have in the world. That was when I decided to go back.”

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2 Comments

  1. david manners
    May 20, 2013 18:33

    Yes indeed Fred,that’s one downside of being a tyrant.

  2. Fred Dart
    May 20, 2013 17:09

    - “I was stunned,” recalled Jobs
    He probably wasn’t used to people telling him the truth …

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