Steve Jobs advice to Nike alvin January 27, 2017 - 12:40pm

I’ve written about this before, but I was just reminded in this article about Steve Jobs advice to Nike: Get rid of the crap.

Steve Jobs: Products vs profits alvin December 27, 2016 - 4:35pm found a nice part of a talk by Steve Jobs in 1998 where he talked about products vs profits. I don’t think I’m the only one who thinks that Apple has lost their way in this regard. macOS keeps getting more and more clumsy, and both it and iOS have more bugs (that affect me) than ever. And then there’s the battery issues in the 2016 MacBook Pro and macOS, which is discussed in the article.

Apple spends billions on equipment and manufacturing

This techpinions article shared this image that shows Apple’s spending on equipment and manufacturing. A key line from the article: “However, Apple stands above most in this area because, if they can’t find the right equipment to make a product, they actually invent and/or create the equipment, either with the help of a partner or they do it themselves.”

Greg Joswiak talks about Apple products and quality alvin October 28, 2014 - 6:48pm

Greg Joswiak talks about Apple products and quality, from this re/code article.

Apple's Tim Cook on quality versus revenue

Summary: This article shares a quote from Apple’s Tim Cook about products, quality, and revenue, and how it might help your business to think the same way.

I don’t remember exactly where I read the following quote from Tim Cook of Apple (it may have been at AppleInsider), but I made a note of it, and just ran across it again:

Apple’s mission statement (Tim Cook text)

Apple mission statement: To the best of my knowledge Apple has never published a “mission statement,” but I enjoyed this quote from Tim Cook of Apple regarding Apple's business philosophy, which is essentially an Apple mission statement: