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Yes, Jobs had all of these qualities to varying degrees.

The list is bullshit. It doesn't make a bad CEO, it makes an aggressive, ambitious CEO.

I would say that all of these traits are good to have in a CEO. Provided you have a CFO or COO who keeps his eyes on the numbers, keeps the company solvent and keeps the CEO in the realm of sanity.

Jobs had Tim Cook and his predecessors Fred Anderson and Peter Oppenheimer who managed to keep 30 billion cash in the bank even when Apple were at their lowest ebb and turn an operating profit in all but 4 quarters.




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