36. "My job is to not be easy on people. My job is to make them better. My job is to pull things together from different parts of the company and clear the ways and get the resources for the key projects. And to take these great people we have and to push them and make them even better, coming up with more aggressive visions of how it could be."
Where: Fortune, March, 2008.
A perfectionist himself, Jobs steadfastly sought to employ only other perfectionists at Apple. Once formed, Jobs' next duty required him to get all the perfections to set aside their egos and work as a successful team innovating together.