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Fri 10 Jun 2005
"He who's not busy being born, is busy dying"
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"He who's not busy being born, is busy dying". That's Bob Dylan, and I wrote about this sometime back in connection with a book I was reading then, "The Creative Economy - How People Make Money from Ideas" by John Howkins.
I picked up Andy Grove's book, "Only the Paranoid Survive" from my book shelf, turned to the back cover and, whaddaya know, there's a blurb from Steve Jobs. (This book came out, let me see, in 1996.)
So, what is this Strategic Inflection Point of which he speaks? From the jacket notes :
Apple is heading into one such tornado. And Steve Jobs looks like he's prepared.