Steve Jobs on how to hire great people

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Apple took a gamble on Debbie Coleman, an English Literature major with an MBA from Stanford and hired her as the Chief Financial Officer at Apple, a position she held from 1986 to 1988. I was in Grade 6 in 1988.

Listen to Jobs explain his thought processes on hiring people:

 

Coleman went on to become CEO of Merix Corporation, a manufacturer of printed circuit boards, in March 1994 and became involved with several other tech ventures after that.

 

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