Steve Jobs and Business Communication

Former co-founder and CEO of Apple and technology pioneer Steve Jobs died at the age of 56. The LA Times reports that "Jobs spoke of his desire to make 'a dent in the universe.'" Well he certainly did. 

For business communicators, Jobs taught us to give "Zen Presentations" and gave us entertaining examples of short emails -- a window into the world of a CEO engaged with his customers.

Apple has created a website, Remembering Steve Jobs, in his memory, and the company is asking people to share "thoughts, memories, and condolences" at

The Chicago Tribune has catalogued a few videos of Jobs, including this one, dating back to 1984, when Jobs introduced an early Macintosh computer: