I don’t think I can add anything to what has been said about Steve Jobs’ life. It is clear that he was a unique genius, and that his passing leaves a void in our world.
He was a man of ideals, and those ideals don’t have to die with him. While no one can fill the void he leaves, we can all take inspiration from his life’s work and step up our game.
We can all pursue our passions and our dreams a little harder.
We can all listen more closely to our inner voice.
We can all pick ourselves up more quickly when we stumble.
We can all think about design and aesthetics a little harder.
We can all focus more on our users’ experience.
We can all work harder to keep products simple.
We can all build something insanely great.
We can all make the world a better place.
When the team’s MVP goes down to injury, the rest of the team has an opportunity to step up their game. I think it’s what Steve Jobs would want us to do.