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David Galbraith: Apple is a great vindication of ballsyness rather than MBAness. Jobs is our generation’s Frank Lloyd Wright. That Apple is doing well is also a great vindication of everyday people over faceless corporations. When companies buy laptops they buy boring thing like Dells on […]

David Galbraith: Apple is a great vindication of ballsyness rather than MBAness. Jobs is our generation’s Frank Lloyd Wright. That Apple is doing well is also a great vindication of everyday people over faceless corporations. When companies buy laptops they buy boring thing like Dells on the assumption that they are reliable, not Apple’s which look too flashy. What Apple owners know is that their product is plain better. … The opposite of this is what is taught at business schools – i.e. to create a culture of products based upon understanding the market, rather than vision and innovation.

Well said David!

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  1. How is Apple’s success not based on understanding the market? When Apple was all innovation with no marketing, they were making cool things like the Newton but were in the toilet. Job’s success has been all about marketing. Now if this comment was about Sony or Honda, I might agree. Apparently, my business school experience was much different than David’s . . .

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  2. Lets face it. Jobs is a jerk. First he jumps all over the 19 year Harvard student running Mac Insider. Latest case in point, suing some nit wit Canadian student. Jobs is so out of control that Woz is actually contributing to the defense.

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