Jobs 101

Cross-posted at Trading8s. It became apparent to Steve Jobs in the summer of 2011 that his death was a near certainty.  Fortunately, he had set out with a plan to distill the Essence of Jobs into a form that could be taught to Apple Executives as early as 2008.  An anonymous Apple Executive said the…

Mangled Expectations?

The bar had clearly been set by some commentariat that an iPhone 5 was forthcoming.   The lack of a radically different (looking) iPhone leads some to say that Apple has not met expectations.  This in turn will lead to others highlighting the iPhone 4S as a reason for lowered stock performance or as a misstep for…