The 100 Greatest Steve Jobs Quotes

90. My model for business is The Beatles. They were four guys who kept each other's kind of negative tendencies in check. They balanced each other and the total was greater than the sum of the parts. That's how I see business: great things in business are never done by one person, they're done by a team of people.

Where: CBS: 60 Minutes, 2008

Jobs' ability to put together the best team possible to develop his creations rivaled the creations themselves. He had repeatedly expressed that his job as CEO of Apple was to put a team of great players together to build a great product. For example, when attempting to lure then-PepsiCo CEO John Sculley to Apple, Steve sealed the deal by asking: "Do you want to sell sugared water for the rest of your life? Or, do you want to come with me and change the world?" Hard to say no to that!

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