The Financial Times has tapped Apple CEO Steve Jobs as their their “Person of the Year” for 2010, for his company’s success in the past year, and the past decade. The piece, of course, outlines Jobs’ strengths and some of the other things he’s known for, such as his high standards and perfectionism. Here’s an […]
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Financial Times Names Steve Jobs as Their Person of the Year

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The Financial Times has tapped Apple CEO Steve Jobs as their their “Person of the Year” for 2010, for his company’s success in the past year, and the past decade.

The piece, of course, outlines Jobs’ strengths and some of the other things he’s known for, such as his high standards and perfectionism.
Here’s an excerpt:

The iPad is the culmination of an approach that he has seemingly been perfecting for his entire career. Those who have laboured under him describe him as a stern taskmaster who understands the art of the possible, rather than a long-range visionary. That means pushing relentlessly forward rather than milking old successes – even ones as significant as the iPod.

So, add this “award” to Jobs’ long list of accolades. Just this month Marketwatch named him CEO of the Decade, and this time last year, Fortune gave him a similarly-named award.

Image courtesy of Financial Times.

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