When Steve Jobs was forced out of Apple in 1985, he founded a company called NeXT, ensuring that he and all his team wore hoodies with just two words printed on them: ‘We're NeXT!’
In a 1985 interview, an interviewer points out that Jobs does not have a corporate background; he is not an engineer; he is not a manufacturer; he is not a distributor; nor is he a retailer. The interviewer asks that if Steve is none of these things, then what does he personally do? He responds:
There needs to be someone who is the keeper and the reiterater of the vision. Because there's just a ton of work to do and when you have to walk a thousand miles and you take the first step it looks like a long way and it really helps if there's someone there ...