Originally Posted by Al in Ohio
You think Apple doesn't miss Steve Jobs? Look at what its stock price has gone to since he left. Poem makes average Joe's feel great. Does not apply to anyone in a creative position. If you don't work on that kind of team, or on that level you wouldn't get it. I've seen the aftermath linger for a decade or more. It's not the norm, that much is true.
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He wasn't quite on the level of Steve Jobs, but 2 years after our president retired, our sales plummeted from a decades-long $400MM to $50MM, ALL of it lost to competition.