Where Is My Guru’s and Here Women Talk’s good elephriend and reporter, founder and visionary of elephant journal and blogger-in-arms, Waylon Lewis, writes this poignant compilation of the trajectory of trailblazer and Apple of our collective eye, Steve Jobs. Thank you, Way, for an excellent article on elephant journal which I am proud to share with the Here Women Talk community.

Highlights of career: Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, Retires.

Steve Jobs Steps Down as CEO.

I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.

I hereby resign as CEO of Apple. I would like to serve, if the Board sees fit, as Chairman of the Board, director and Apple employee.

I believe Apple’s brightest and most innovative days are ahead of it. And I look forward to watching and contributing to its success in a new role.

I have made some of the best friends of my life at Apple, and I thank you all for the many years of being able to work alongside you.


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Biggest company in the US? Most admired? Elegant? Innovative? And headed up by a headstrong, brilliant genius.

End of an era? We’ll have more news and updates here constantly as we know more about the too-soon end to one of the greatest runs of innovation and business genius in…ever.

Update: Reuters. “Apple said Steve Jobs has been elected chairman and Tim Cook has been elected CEO.”

Bonus: This quote via Steve Jobs makes me want to cry.

Click here for his Commencement Speech, other goodies.

Video(s) (more to be added as we get updates):

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Waylon Lewis, founder of elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat.” Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green content two years running, Changemaker and Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword’s Web Awards & Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: “the mindful life” beyond the choir & to all those who didn’t know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+