26 Aug '11, 11am

Solar Fred's 5 Lessons Solar Companies Can Learn from Steve Jobs and Apple

As I write this blog post, I’m writing it on a 2010 MacBook Pro. If you call me, I’ll answer my on an iPhone 4, and if I’m reading your PDF’d report or a new marketing book, it is on an iPad2 – and I’m one of millions who can say the same thing. What was Steve Jobs’ secret of success and what can solar companies learn from his tenure and life at Apple? Books have been written about Steve Jobs and Apple. This is a mere blog post, but I sincerely believe that these basic observations are valuable to the solar industry, from panels to inverters to BOS to installations. Naturally, if you have more observations to add, please do contribute in your comments below. Meanwhile, here are my thoughts: Apple-Solar Lesson #1: Innovate and take risks. In 1984, Jobs and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak introduced the first Macintosh with an unforgettable Orwellian ad campaign launched at t...

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