quote: Because they didn't know him. people that knew him avoided him becasue he was that much of an intense monster.
quote: And like Apple or not, its products or not, what you know of him or not, the world lost someone who had vision and could get many others to see that vision.
quote: I would like to know from what first hand experience you are getting this information. He was like every other CEO and cop on the planet.
quote: As much as I hate the personality of CEOs and cops - those personalities are necessary because it they are the right ones for the job. Are all of the like that, or just all of the good ones? No. There's a different style for everyone and there are exceptions to the rule. Being an a$$hole to your employees sucks for you and them, but if lighting a fire under their butts is what it takes to get the job done, then so be it.