We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
Call anytime(888) 283-5051
 >   > 
Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs | [Carmine Gallo]

Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs

In The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs, best-selling author Carmine Gallo reveals the qualities that make the Apple co-founder the most innovative leader in business today. Each principle is backed with research, quotes, and first-person interviews with experts and business leaders, as well as specific ideas for applying those principles to every business, large or small.
Regular Price:$27.97
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

In The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs, best-selling author Carmine Gallo reveals the qualities that make the Apple co-founder the most innovative leader in business today. Each principle is backed with research, quotes, and first-person interviews with experts and business leaders, as well as specific ideas for applying those principles to every business, large or small.

By following Steve Jobs’ visionary example, you'll discover exciting new ways to unlock your creative potential and to foster an environment that encourages innovation and allows it to flourish. You'll learn how to match - and beat - the most powerful competitors, develop the most revolutionary products, attract the most loyal customers, and thrive in the most challenging times.

©2011 Carmine Gallo (P)2011 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.1 (230 )
5 star
 (110)
4 star
 (63)
3 star
 (36)
2 star
 (11)
1 star
 (10)
Overall
4.0 (172 )
5 star
 (75)
4 star
 (51)
3 star
 (28)
2 star
 (8)
1 star
 (10)
Story
4.0 (174 )
5 star
 (67)
4 star
 (64)
3 star
 (26)
2 star
 (8)
1 star
 (9)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Rick Oakville, Ontario, Canada 11-08-11
    Rick Oakville, Ontario, Canada 11-08-11 Member Since 2009
    HELPFUL VOTES
    6
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    2
    2
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Good summary of Steve's approach. Sort of."

    Maybe I've listened to too many books about Steve Jobs, but this one seems to be a high-level overview of things covered in all the other books I've listened to. So it's a good summary/review, although some of the statements are contridicted in The official bio that was just released. The one thing about this book that drives me crazy are all the mis-pronunciations. It's difficult for me to listen to the content with so many obvious errors.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Thomas Chapel Hill, NC, United States 10-15-11
    Thomas Chapel Hill, NC, United States 10-15-11
    HELPFUL VOTES
    278
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    152
    71
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    34
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "awful"

    this is the worst review i have ever written. This is awful.
    you could spend an hour reviewing all of steve jobs youtube videos, including his stanford address and key MacWorld presentations, and be better entertained and hear everything of value in this book. Oh, and Steve can actually speak in an entertaining way.
    As far as I can tell, all this author ever did was listen to the same speeches and then expound on them with trite ridiculous anecdotes. To summarize the book, be just like Steve and you will be an inspiration to all around you, turn around your business, and be a smashing success.
    On top of that the narrator is simply difficult to listen to. He could take Steve's speeches and make them nauseatingly boring. If he spoke any slower, you could read braille faster.
    What a waste.

    9 of 11 people found this review helpful
  •  
    John CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, United States 03-08-13
    John CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, United States 03-08-13 Member Since 2012
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Somewhat Redundant"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    Maybe, some insights create thought, while pronunciation of some common known names and words are obliterated by the Narrator.


    What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

    I like the narrators voice, but his soul isn't in it. Again how do you say Renaissance? His pronunciation is Crazy, I'd like to know what schools he attended so I can steer my children away.


    Any additional comments?

    Some thoughts are inspirational. The book repeats itself time and again. If I didn't get it at a discount, I'd be asking for a refund

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Kim Taichung, Taiwan 03-08-12
    Kim Taichung, Taiwan 03-08-12 Member Since 2012
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    2
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Inspiring!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Very good for inspiring creativity.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs?

    Cutting of Apple's number of products from 300 to ten!


    What about Sean Mangan’s performance did you like?

    Very clear and pleasurable listening.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Cathleen Hood River, OR, United States 10-09-11
    Cathleen Hood River, OR, United States 10-09-11 Member Since 2008
    HELPFUL VOTES
    5
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    10
    4
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "great listen overall - worth it"

    I really enjoyed the message and the vision of the book. The narrator is not what I would have expected though, for a book like this. I wish it was narrated by Steve Jobs.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  •  
    david Katy, TX, United States 12-20-13
    david Katy, TX, United States 12-20-13 Member Since 2011

    “the book I was reading turned out to be crack” ― Elizabeth Norris, Unraveling

    ratings
    REVIEWS
    9
    8
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Intersting but not great."

    It didn’t really capture the imagination as much as I had hoped. It tells a lot of stories about Steve’s life but not necessarily the story of his life. It’s supposed to be more of an insight to how he thought more than the story of his life. As the author had to read into the decisions and life events a great deal, I found that it was comprised more of opinion than fact. However, it was still interesting.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Sam Motes Tampa 08-09-13
    Sam Motes Tampa 08-09-13 Member Since 2011

    Audible obsessed lifelong learner.

    HELPFUL VOTES
    73
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    368
    215
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    9
    4
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Jobs training for the rest of us"

    Good content on why Jobs was so driven and innovative. I loved the quote from Thomas Friedman saying in essence what the economy needed was more Jobs, Steve Jobses that is. Schemed some of the biography info on Steve's career path but spent most of he time focusing on the traits that drove the man.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Vincent Pittsburgh, PA, United States 09-04-12
    Vincent Pittsburgh, PA, United States 09-04-12 Member Since 2011
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Inspiring, combination self help and biography"
    If you could sum up Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs in three words, what would they be?

    Inspiring biography


    What did you like best about this story?

    This book not only focuses on Steve Jobs, but also describes other innovators that follow Steve Job's principles. Very inspiring.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Chris Valkenswaard, Netherlands 02-06-12
    Chris Valkenswaard, Netherlands 02-06-12 Member Since 2010

    Internet entrepreneur from the Netherlands.

    HELPFUL VOTES
    11
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    15
    13
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    5
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "So happy with it I also bought the paperback!"

    This book is so great and has so many applicable lessons, that I decided to buy the paper version as well. I listen to audiobooks driving to and from my work, it is hard to take notes while driving. And with this book, you constantly want to take notes! So I bought the paper book as well, just for that purpose. It is read in a pleasant way, not to fast, not to slow. Perfect. Very happy with it. I recommend it!

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    djeclipse25 USA 08-12-13
    djeclipse25 USA 08-12-13 Member Since 2013

    dj_eclipse

    ratings
    REVIEWS
    51
    2
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Stroke the Ego, Pet the Ego!"
    What did you like best about Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs? What did you like least?

    First off, I think Jobs was a brilliant person. I think there is a lot to take away from this book, and great perspective. As with all philosophies though, it's a matter of perspective. I really disliked how he slams engineers, and manufacturers saying they got in his way due to pessimism, but then, they took to the task and pulled ahead. It almost seems as though there "is" a cult following of Jobs. I will be able to use some of what is said in my daily life, but the ego stroking, and the me, me, me, I, I, I becomes a little overbearing.


    Would you be willing to try another book from Carmine Gallo? Why or why not?

    Yes


    What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

    The readers voice is decent to listen to. He tries to do some of the accents to portray some of the already known business men/women, it's overall OK.


    Do you think Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    No


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-10 of 11 results PREVIOUS12NEXT
Sort by:
  • Nick
    Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
    7/15/11
    Overall
    "Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs"

    Although the book is not 100% about Steve Jobs I found it very useful and it will tell you how to think outside of the box. Very good read

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-1 of 1 results

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

CANCEL

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.