Steve Jobs: Timeline of the Entrepreneur

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2004: Jobs undergoes surgery for pancreatic cancer. "So when a good idea comes, you know, part of my job is to move it around, just see what different people think, get people talking about it, argue with people about it, get ideas moving among that group of 100 people, get different people together to explore different aspects of it quietly, and, you know--just explore things," Jobs said.