Finding the Next Steve Jobs: How to Find, Keep, and Nurture Talent

By Nolan Bushnell, Gene Stone
A CELEBRATED VISIONARY AND ICONOCLAST, NOLAN BUSHNELL founded the groundbreaking gaming company Atari before he went on to found Chuck E. Cheese's and two dozen other companies. He also happened to launch the career of the late Steve Jobs, along with those of many other bril-liant creatives over the course of his five decades in business.
With refreshing candor, keen psychological insight, and robust humor, Bushnell explains in this book how to think boldly and differently about companies and organizations--and spe-cifically the people who work within them. For anyone trying to turn a company into the next Atari or Apple, build a more creative workforce, or fashion a career in a changing world, this book will enlighten, challenge, surprise, and amuse.

Nolan Bushnell is a technology pioneer, entrepreneur, and engineer. Often cited as the father of the video-game industry, he is best known as the founder of Atari Corporation and Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza Time Theater. Over the past four decades he has founded numerous companies, including Catalyst Technologies, the first technology incubator; Etak, the first digital navigation system; ByVideo, the first online ordering system; and uWink, the first touchscreen menu ordering and entertainment system, among others.

Nolan is a genius, and a generous one, too. Like most geniuses who share their secrets, his secrets are simple, and available to anyone with the guts to listen.--Seth Godin, author of The Icarus Deception

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Publisher Simon & Schuster
Publish date 09/23/2014
Pages 256
ISBN-13 9781476759821
ISBN-10 1476759820
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