Who should get the credit for the Invention?
When does the Invention occur?
How does the Invention happen?
What is Invention?
As they walked along the shore, two very competitive guys: both “filthy rich” by anyone’s standard, both had disrupted established giant corporations, and created their own companies, changing the world significantly.
He pulled him close such that they went nose to nose
“Larry, this is why it’s really important that I’m your friend. You don’t need any more money.”
Both were kind of inventors, but they were different in Temperament, and completely different goals in life. Larry is a Promoter Artisan and he keeps score by money: his interest was in winning. He loved the fact that he used IBM’s own research to beat them in database software, making himself fabulously wealthy.
For Steve, he was competitive in a completely different way. It wasn’t about the money or the winning. Rather, it was about his legacy: his company.
He hadn’t changed his passion. Long ago, he had seen a way to start making cool things, inventions, that were useful, that he wanted to use — like he had started several decades before with another friend, the Woz.
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