Tag: Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs: The Billionaire Next Door

By Thomas J. Stanley on Oct 26th, 2011 in Current Events

This comes from ConsumerismCommentary.com about Steve Jobs: Despite some fancy homes that often went unused and a moderately flashy car, Jobs seems to have taken the ideology of The Millionaire Next Door to heart. He continued to live his life mostly as he always had, not flaunting his wealth and not drawing too much attention […]

The Motives of Millionaires. . .Billionaires

By Thomas J. Stanley on Sep 22nd, 2011 in Studying the Wealthy

In a recent article in The New York Times, Andrew Ross Sorkin explored Steve Jobs’ motivation for success. Mr. Jobs has clearly never craved money for money’s sake and has never been ostentatious with his wealth.  He took a $1 a year salary from Apple before stepping down as CEO. . . . Mr. Jobs, a […]

Cher, An Enduring Entrepreneur

By Thomas J. Stanley on Dec 16th, 2010 in Mentor's Corner

In the December issue of Vanity Fair there is a well written article about Cher and her enduring career.  One of the many key points covered in the article was the discussion of Cher’s extraordinary endurance and stamina.  Take, for example, her recent tour during which she made 325 “grueling” performances.  That tour “is rumored to have […]