The lost Steve Jobs interview – on successful products

Last night, we watched Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview on Netflix. It’s a lengthly (70 minute) interview from 1995, in which Steve Jobs discussed his recipe for a successful business. The interview was made 19 years ago when Steve Jobs was still running NeXT Computers, and just six months before he rejoined Apple.

Here are some highlights.

On the importance of asking questions:

On the importance of making great products:

On Microsoft’s product design:

On product development:

On the importance of not allowing process to overwhelm everything else:

I met Steve Jobs around 1990. He had a vision, and a certainty that he was right, that I’ve never seen in anyone else.

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