Even shades of yellow. On a Sunday.

August 25, 2011

A phone call on a Sunday from Steve Jobs to Vic Gundotra, who led Google’s mobile apps at the time:

“I’ve been looking at the Google logo on the iPhone and I’m not happy with the icon. The second O in Google doesn’t have the right yellow gradient. It’s just wrong and I’m going to have Greg fix it tomorrow. Is that okay with you?”

Gundotra closes his piece with…

But in the end, when I think about leadership, passion and attention to detail, I think back to the call I received from Steve Jobs on a Sunday morning in January. It was a lesson I’ll never forget. CEOs should care about details. Even shades of yellow. On a Sunday.

via Vic Gundotra – Google+ – Icon Ambulance One Sunday morning, January 6th, 2008 I was….

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