Tim Cook: Advice, Leadership Tips and Lessons From Steve Jobs

A interview and Q&A with Apple CEO, Tim Cook. In this interview, Tim discusses what makes a great leader, explaining what he learnt from Steve Jobs and his own career. Tim also gives advice to entrepreneurs on how to create a successful business and reveals how Apple stays so customer focused. ? Tim Cook’s favourite books are located at the bottom of the description?

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Video Segments: 0:00 Introduction 1:39 Where did the young Tim Cook think he was heading? 5:12 Taking the leap to join Apple? 7:16 How does Apple stay close to its customers? 11:40 What are your ways of being resilient? 13:35 Where do you draw inspiration from? 15:48 When does it make sense for a CEO to speak out on general issues? 18:58 Airforce Speech/ Would you tell people who don't agree to get out of Apple? 21:28 Tips for leadership? 25:24 What did you take away from working with Steve Jobs? 31:15 Advice to young people? 32:45 Start of Q&A 33:18 How do you decide what type of failure to learn from? 37:21 What impact does the need for an exit plan have on business ideas? 39:25 How do you balance the need to be successful business with have a social impact? 42:10 Advice for a young entrepreneur? 44:15 How much conflict is useful in your company? 46:53 Living heros you look to for inspiration? 49:00 Which new technology will be the most transformative? 51:30 At what point does entrepreneurship come into conflict with monopolies? Tim Cook’s Favourite Books?(affiliate link) Competing Against Time:http://bit.ly/CompetingAgainstTime Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon:http://bit.ly/BKennedyTC Gandhi: An Autobiography:http://bit.ly/GandhiTC Interview Date: 11th October, 2017 Event: The Oxford Foundry Original Image Source:http://bit.ly/TCookPic

 



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