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The Invisible Hand of Steve Jobs


Marc Benioff



Summary's Marc Benioff shares his story of opening the brown box that was given to every guest at Steve Job's memorial service. Watch the video to find out what was inside and how it's lasting message should impact today's entrepreneurs.


There was a memorial service for Steve. And I was fortunate to be invited to it. And it was at Stanford and I realized it was going to be special because Steve was very mindful and conscious about everything that he did. And I knew that he had planned this. And everything from the program and who was going to be speaking and to who the cater was and, and it was a phenomenal program. And I was there and we heard Larry Ellison spoke and his family spoke and Bondo on the edge played Yo yo, ma played, and then there was this reception afterwards. And then we were all leaving. And on the way out, they handed us a small brown box.

Okay. And I received the box, and I said, this is going to be good. Because I knew that this was a decision that he made, that everyone was going to get this. So whatever this was, was the last thing he wanted us to all think about. Okay. So I waited until I got to my car. And I opened the box. And what is the box? What is in this brown box?

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