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How Steve Jobs got his way with HarperCollins

Posted at 8:58AM Wednesday 29 Jan 2014

Steve Jobs is renowned for his first-class Apple products. But did you also know that he was a great negotiator? Five of his best negotiating secrets were recently revealed in these court-filed emails between Jobs and James R. Murdoch over an e-book distribution deal between HarperCollins and Apple.


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