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Is Perfectionism Holding You Back?

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Is your obsession with perfection keeping you from achieving your goals? Share your woes--and your solutions--in the comments section below. I had dinner with a friend this week. Let's call her "Alice." Alice, like me, is a journalist, and one of the smartest and funniest people I know. Even though...
Is Perfectionism Holding You Back?

Apple perfectionism at its best: The new Soho store and giant pieces of seamless glass

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With the re-opening of Apple’s SoHo store in New York, the company continues to revolutionize the retail space with details that only a perfectionist would insist on. As Core77 writes, Apple’s original staircase consisted of multiple glass panes, but now with the recent renovation, the staircase sides are now made...
Apple perfectionism at its best: The new Soho store and giant pieces of seamless glass

My Bloody Valentine's Kevin Shields On Reissue Delays: 'Sony Hid Our Master Tapes'

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Shoegaze legend My Bloody Valentine has never been mistaken for a prolific band. With their last album (Loveless) having been released over two decades ago (1991 to be exact), anyone who's been holding their breath waiting for a followup has probably been revived enough times that friends and family are...
My Bloody Valentine's Kevin Shields On Reissue Delays: 'Sony Hid Our Master Tapes'

WALTER ISAACSON: The Real Leadership Lessons From Steve Jobs

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This post originally appeared at Harvard Business Review.  His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had...
WALTER ISAACSON: The Real Leadership Lessons From Steve Jobs

Pass notes No 3,152: Ashton Kutcher

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The young actor best known to many for his relationship with Demi Moore is slated to play Steve Jobs in a new filmAge: 34.Appearance: Hot young chemistry lecturer.He's not, though, is he? He's a hot young movie star. That's one of his claims to fame. You may remember him from...
Pass notes No 3,152: Ashton Kutcher
Apple's CEO: Is the right Cook in the kitchen?

Do You Have to Be Rude to Manage Like Steve Jobs?

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Walter Isaacson, biographer of Steven P. Jobs, writes that Mr. Jobs is being misunderstood when people say he was a jerk. In an article in Harvard Business Review titled "The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs," Mr. Isaacson says Mr. Jobs's "petulance and impatience were part and parcel of his...
Do You Have to Be Rude to Manage Like Steve Jobs?

Macworld's Apple celebration opens amid fears of tech giant's decline

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Observers voice fears Apple is losing its edge after falls in share price, damaging reports and Maps app fiascoThe annual gathering of Apple devotees known as Macworld opens in San Francisco on Thursday, but instead of fanfare there is anxiety that the tech giant may be losing its flair for...
Macworld's Apple celebration opens amid fears of tech giant's decline

How To Replace Apple's Built-In iPhone Apps With Ones That Are Actually Useful (AAPL)

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Apps have always been an afterthought for the iPhone, and it shows. Designers spent years tweaking the look and feel of the hardware. But then programmers rushed out a mapping app in a matter of weeks before launch. That second-rate approach is disappointing and inconsistent with Apple's general reputation for...
How To Replace Apple's Built-In iPhone Apps With Ones That Are Actually Useful (AAPL)

Microsoft Hopes $499 Starting Price for Surface Will Click with Consumers

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Four months after unveiling Surface, Microsoft is finally ready to share the full details on its homegrown tablet. Microsoft said it will sell a 32GB version of the tablet for $499, though adding in the much-touted touch keyboard cover will cost a further $100. A 64GB model with keyboard cover...
Microsoft Hopes $499 Starting Price for Surface Will Click with Consumers

Apple's massive Jobs-designed future headquarters project is $2B over budget

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Apple’s enormous, modern multibillion dollar new headquarters is running behind schedule and way over budget. Bloomberg Businessweek has the details in a story published Thursday about why the Steve Jobs’ dream campus may turn out to be the most expensive — and fussiest — office building in the world. From gigantic...
Apple's massive Jobs-designed future headquarters project is $2B over budget
Apple’s press conference showed a brand unraveling

Something’s Unraveling, Alright

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Jolie O’Dell at VentureBeat: Apple’s press conference showed a brand unraveling While today’s Apple event unveiled a couple new improvements to an expected lineup of products, it also revealed a certain sloppiness that was absent from former, Steve Jobs-led launches. […] I think today’s Apple event shows that perfectionism fraying a bit around...
Something’s Unraveling, Alright

Exclusive: Interview With Inside Apple's Adam Lashinsky [Video]

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On Friday, February 3, at the lovely Delancey St. Theater in San Francisco, ReadWriteWeb and our new home company, SAY Media, co-hosted a release party for Adam Lashinsky's new book, Inside Apple: How America's Most Admired - And Secretive - Company Really Works. It was our first joint event since...
Exclusive: Interview With Inside Apple's Adam Lashinsky [Video]

The Ups and Downs of Being a Perfectionist

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Almost everyone out there knows someone who’s a perfectionist, if they aren’t one themselves. Some people are perfectionists in only one aspect of their life (such as school or work) while others apply their perfectionist tendencies to every aspect of their lives. Perfectionism is often looked at by those who...
The Ups and Downs of Being a Perfectionist
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