November 17, 2012

The Rise, Fall and Rise of Apple

Angela Alcorn, Make Use Of

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The success of Apple indeed lies with their attitude of “Thinking Differently”. While the company may not have always been heralded as a success, their strength over the years has come from great vision and not always doing the same things as the competition. They have been bold and occasionally put a few noses out of joint, but that’s the price paid for thinking outside the box.

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