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Personality at Work: The Drivers and Derailers of Leadership by Ronald Warren

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CHAPTER 2

Silicon Valley Grit

Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs spent almost 10 years in garages working together and tinkering with and mastering electronics projects. What drove them was their shared Grit—a blend of Conscientiousness, Achievement Drive, and Innovation—the behavioral drivers that focused their IQ and intellectual curiosity and was the common denominator on which their relationship and Apple Computer were built.

Except for Grit, Woz and Jobs differed in almost every other aspect of personality, which made their overall personalities strikingly different:

Images   Jobs wanted to be in control, in the lead. Beside his formidable Grit, Jobs ...

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