At age 21, in 1976, Steve Jobs co-founded Apple with Steve Wozniak in Jobs' family garage in Los Altos, Calif. Jobs' father removed his car restoration equipment and brought home a wooden workbench that served as Apple's first manufacturing base. Jobs returned to the empty garage in 1996 to be photographed for Fortune.
People think focus means saying yes to the thing you've got to focus on. But that's not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully. I'm actually as proud of the things we haven't done as the things we have done. ~Steve Jobs #entrepreneur #entrepreneurship #quote
Most people never pick up the phone, most people never ask. And that’s what separates, sometimes, the people that do things from the people that just dream about them. You gotta act. And you gotta be willing to fail… if you’re afraid of failing, you won’t get very far.” For more of Jobs’ wisdom and timeless insights on technology and psychology — at the intersection of which, one might argue, shone his true genius — don’t forget the excellent I, Steve.