That said, if my son was in the position Jontay faces, I’d want to learn as much information as possible about his stock and the contract situation. This should be a no lose scenario for Jontay. Leave now and become a first rounder or come back next year and improve your stock.
But maybe patents aren’t the best way to compare Jobs with Cook. “Tim Cook is someone who came up through another side of the business, the operational side,” says Regalado. “He’s the guy who made sure that the iPhone got produced on time by Apple’s factories in China.
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