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Tim Cook says Steve Jobs taught him about flip-flopping

0. phoneArena posted on 30 May 2012, 02:29

At D10, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that one of things that the late CEO Steve Jobs taught him was how to change his mind 180 degrees on a subject from one day to the next; Cook said that Jobs had the courage to change and say when he was wrong...

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posted on 30 May 2012, 02:37 3

1. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)

Good trait. Steve Jobs was humble enough to know when he was wrong and change course. One of the many reasons Apple is so successful.

posted on 30 May 2012, 03:04 5

7. steelicon (Posts: 318; Member since: 02 Apr 2011)

Nokia, Microsoft, Windows Phone and Nokia CEO Stephen Elop must learn this trait. Current strategy of Nokia CEO and BOD is like watching a train wreck in slow motion.

posted on 30 May 2012, 04:59 2

12. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 1236; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)

dude creepy how you just read my mind

posted on 30 May 2012, 03:37 5

9. FoneAddict (Posts: 259; Member since: 05 Jul 2011)

Stephen Elop has been an utter disaster for Nokia. A Microsoft Trojan if I ever saw one.

posted on 30 May 2012, 04:32 3

10. Jericho (unregistered)

hate the guy. When is elop retiring.

posted on 30 May 2012, 04:48 3

11. jcpwn2004 (Posts: 314; Member since: 18 Jan 2012)

lol this must be about steve saying no one wants a big phone, 3.5" is "perfect"

posted on 30 May 2012, 16:34

19. downphoenix (Posts: 3165; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)

Steve Jobs taught him about Flip Flopping, as in how to do it in a manner to keep the sheep with the herd.

posted on 30 May 2012, 21:44 1

20. BattleBrat (Posts: 1476; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)

Hmmm Steve Jobs changed his mind about apps (I heard he didn't like the concept at first), and he REALLY changed his mind!

posted on 31 May 2012, 00:50

21. amazinghorse (Posts: 38; Member since: 14 Dec 2009)

I changed my mind about your mom.

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