Failures in the Life of Steve Jobs

At a young age, he was deeply involved in electronics and befriended many engineers who lived in the neighbourhood. He dropped out of college and traveled through India seeking enlightenment and Zen Buddhism. He later co-founded a company and gained wealth and fame. He was forced out of his company after a long power struggle with the company's board and its then CEO. Later he returned to the company and lead the company to heights. Today, he is regarded as one of the most successful leader and a visionary by a whole generation. He is STEVE JOBS.

Failure 1

When he was born, his parents didn't want him and so he was put up for adoption.

Failure 2

He had difficulty making friends with children his own age and was seen by his classmates as a 'loner'.

Failure 3

He had difficulty functioning in a traditional classroom, tended to resist authority figures, frequently misbehaved and was also suspended few times.

Failure 4

While in college, he decided that rather than join the electronics club, he would put on light shows with a friend for Homestead's avant-garde Jazz program.

Failure 5

A product of his company although had initial sales, declined rapidly. Numerous other product failures also occured.

Failure 6

His vision of building a product to defeat a current market leader failed.

Failure 7

He was removed from his own company.

Failure 8

He lost the battle with pancreatic cancer and died of a tumor caused by pancreatic cancer in 2011.