Steve Paul Jobs

A Man to Remember

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Steve Paul Job's Obstacle to overcome

Job's and Wozniak's Ideas were rejected from HP (A computer company) and the idea later became the first iMac Personal Computer called the Macintosh.


Steve Jobs was put up for adoption by his biological parents Abdulfattah Jandali (father) and Joanne Schieble (mother) His adopting parents were Paul and Clara Jobs. enjoyed Swimming, Electronics and Gadgets, and he mostly kept to himself as a child. He spent most of his time in his neighbor's garage, who worked at Hewlett-Packard Company, (a computer company), and later joined the Hewlett-Packard Explorer Club, where he saw his first ever computer at the age of 12.


Steve Paul Jobs attended at Crittenden Middle School, but the location of the school wasn’t such a healthy environment for a kid like Steve. Steve was bullied much at this school to the point where he came home one time to his adoptive parents and told them that he wanted to transfer schools or he would NEVER attend school again. Steve was 11 years of age at the time. His parents agreed that a transfer had to be made and moved to Los Altos, California, where he was able to attend a more suitable school, Cupertino Junior High.

Early/Late Career

Steve Jobs created a company in the name of “Apple” with another man named Steve Wozniak in 1976. Apple in 1976 was not such a success so steve decided to resign from Apple in 1985, due to the failure of his early project, The Macintosh. After resigning from Apple in 1985, Steve Jobs decided to Co-Found a company named “NeXT”. NeXT was also a failure and the company was disbanded because the company was going nowhere. After Steve left NeXT he joined Pixar Animation Studios. At this time, Pixar was making hardware and software but Steve decided to close the hardware business because it was not making enough money. Pixar focused on making software/hardware that helped with 3D animation. The company Pixar (now known for it’s animations) was a failure because even after signing a contract with the company Disney, Disney decided to cut the contract with Pixar after creating a movie now known as Toy Story. At this point, Steve was at an all time low point of his career. He spent most of his days with his wife Lauren, and his son Reed. Steve decided to sell Pixar after receiving news that the movie “Toy Story” was made a major success by Pixar’s 3D Animation Software. After selling Pixar, it has been almost 10 years since Steve left Apple. Steve returned to Apple to create a new product named the iMac, after the iMac came the iPod, which was released in a series. iPod Mini, iPod Shuffle, the iPod Nano and the iPod Touch.

How did Apple start and Grow

Apple Started after Both Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak's idea was shot down by HP for the newest Personal Computer the Macintosh. This is perfectly legal. By law, it is only legal to take any idea you create while working with said company if the idea is rejected. Any ideas used for yourself while working for said company must be brought to the attention of a CEO, Head Developer, etc. for approval/rejection or else lawsuits may occur. Apple then grew upon Job’s arrival almost 10 years after originally starting the company, bringing new ideas such as the iPod series, and the iMac Laptop.

Personal Life

Steve Paul Jobs was married to a woman named Lauren Jobs, and had one son named Reed Jobs(25 years of age), and 2 Daughters named Erin Jobs(21 years of age), and Eve Jobs(18 years of age).

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The Death of Steve Paul Jobs

Steve Paul Jobs has passed away from Pancreatic cancer on October 5, 2001 with his whole family by his side the whole time.

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Job's Life Conflict

Character vs Character because when Jobs was rejected by HP along with Wozniak, They were rejected by another character or CEO/Head Developer.

Resolution (How did Steve overcome his Obstacles?)

Steve Jobs persevered (did not give up) through rejection to create Apple, a tech company that changed history.

Quote from Steve Paul Jobs related to the theme of his life

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” - Steve P. Jobs

Other Interesting Facts

Steve Paul Jobs passed away on October 5, 2011 due to Cancer. Steve Wozniak still works for apple to this day. The company name “Apple” comes from Jobs and Wozniak’s first idea later rejected by HP the Macintosh PC. (Macintosh is the name of an Apple)

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