George Beahm


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George Beahm writes books about censorship, sports figures, and numerous literary figures, including Patricia Cornwell, J.K. Rowling, Stephenie Meyer, Philip Pullman, and others.

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The Stephen King Story

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Stephen King from A to Z: A...

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“Perseverance

I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.… Unless you have a lot
of passion about this, you’re not going to survive. You’re going to give it up. So you’ve got to have an idea, or a problem or a wrong that you want to right
that you’re passionate about; otherwise, you’re not going to have the perseverance to stick it through.

—Smithsonian Institution Oral and Video Histories,
April 20, 1995”
George Beahm, I, Steve: Steve Jobs In His Own Words

“Once you get into the problem... you see that it's complicated, and you come up with all these convoluted solutions. That's where most people stop, and the solutions tend to work for a while. But the really great person will keep going, find the underlying problem, and come up with an elegant solution that works on every level.”
George Beahm, I, Steve: Steve Jobs In His Own Words

“Broad-Based Education:

Reed College at that time offered perhaps the best calligraphy instruction in the country.… I decided to take a calligraphy class to learn how to do this.… It
was beautiful, historical, artistically subtle in a way that science can’t capture, and I found it fascinating. None of this had even a hope of any practical
application in my life. But ten years later, when we were designing the first Macintosh computer, it all came back to me.

—Commencement address, Stanford University,
June 12, 2005”
George Beahm, I, Steve: Steve Jobs In His Own Words

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