Steve Jobs is considered one of the most influential technological minds of the 21st century, the founder of Apple is responsible for a revolutionary leap in smart devices, and even many years after his death his advice and visions of the world continue to be an example. for future generations.
Few people doubt the success of Steve Jobs, because today Apple is one of the most respected, admired and successful technology companies in the world. This, among other reasons, is because its leaders, among whom Jobs is the first, have a different way of working and seeing the world than others, which has helped them reach the top.
Jobs gave many interviews, and answered many questions about what the keys to success are or what it takes to get to the top. Well, one of them was recently recovered by a user of the social network X, where Jobs gave the key (which always worked for him) to get what he wanted.
“Most people don’t get what they want because they don’t ask for it,” the Apple founder began by saying. Following the saying “he who does not cry does not nurse”, Steve Jobs assured that the key to getting what you want is to ask for it, “I have never met anyone who told me that they did not want to help me. , after I asked for help,” he added.
To implement this advice, Jobs remembers when he was 12 years old and called Bill Hewlett (co-founder of the HP PC company) when he found his phone number in the phone book. At that time Jobs wanted to build a frequency counter and asked Hewlett over the phone if he could provide any spare parts he needed to make.
Hewlett not only sent him the remaining parts, but hired Jobs during the next summer so that he could work in his company to build the frequency counter, something that the Apple founder described as “heavenly.”
Ask, you already have
“Most people never pick up the phone and call. Most people never ask. And that’s what always separates the people who do things from the people who just imagine them.” he concluded by saying.
This plain and simple advice can be very effective, because many times what pulls us back is the rejection we make in our own heads when the reality can be very different. Sometimes the key is believing in yourself.