Jobs' Magic Kingdom: What's your take?

Peter Burrows

Hi again, folks. I took a bit of breather after closing this week's cover in BusinessWeek, entitled Steve Jobs' Magic Kingdom. But I'm back, and we've just posted a full Q&A I did with former DuPont CEO Edgar Woolard, who was the Apple board member that convinced Jobs to come back to work as CEO of Apple back in 1997. I've only had a few occasions to speak with Woolard, but he's always gracious, as forthcoming as he can be, and in particular, optimistic and productive in his outlook. It's easy to see why he's been so successful in business. You get the sense this is a guy who can quickly find his way through problems, to find answers that all parties in a situation can live with.

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