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Steve Jobs and Immortal American Entrepreneurs

Steve Jobs and Immortal American Entrepreneurs

Steve Jobs passed away yesterday, October 6, 2011. He joins a small group of immortals – one of the greatest American entrepreneurs of all time. Here’s my list, and it is American because there’s never been another country and system that supported innovation and creativity like American capitalism. The list of immortals:

Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Edison
Henry Ford
Walt Disney
Steve Jobs

This is a focus on world-changing innovation. The creative genius that can conceive is wonderful and produces great works of art. Steve was able to not only create but accomplish revolutions in technology, design, media, music and commerce. He will be missed.

About Robert Jordan

Robert Jordan has been launching and growing companies and helping other entrepreneurs do the same for the past 20 years. He has authored book and audio series including How They Did It: Billion Dollar Insights from the Heart of America (RedFlash Press), featuring 45 leading company founders who've created $63 billion in value from scratch, and How They Did It Nightingale-Conant audio program . His startup, Online Access, the first Internet-coverage magazine, landed on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies. His newest endeavors are RedFlash, a strategy execution team, and The Association of Interim Executives, which champions interim management as its own global specialty. You can also find Robert on Google+ and Twitter. View all posts by Robert Jordan

3 Comments to Steve Jobs and Immortal American Entrepreneurs

  1. It is honorable and a pleasure to see Steve Jobs added to this list of Great American entrepreneurs. I am personally inspired by his accomplishments. In my personal view Steve Jobs is another distiguished view of proof that a person can take what many may believe is the craziest idea: “without striving to secure anyone elses cricism”, and bring the vision to pass. R.I.P. Steve Jobs

  2. This PBS production of “The Entrepreneurs” prompted a short phone call from Ross Perot to SJ which lead him to invest $20m into NeXT in 1987:

  3. Steve Jobs was a great man – He changed the world with his vision he will be missed….

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