CEOs of big companies They have revealed many tricks to face the business and labor world, some tips to help both bosses and employees to face the challenges of day to day in companies. Steve Jobs has been one of them. He is among the best known and most important men on the planet, and that is why his decisions and their tricks revealed generate great interest. But, beyond the leadership lessons, CEOs also have numerous eccentricities that cause curiosity to anyone.
The former owner of Apple reached the top of the business as a co-founder of the bitten apple mark and it was at that moment when aspects of the private life of the genius Steve Jobs began to be revealed. Among his peculiar custom is that of changing cars every six months, although the chosen model was always the same: a Mercedes SL 55 AMG. This is not a car, nothing fancy or exclusive. In fact, he went unnoticed by Cupertino. However, Jobs’s car had a particular feature: the vehicle did not have a license plate, which could make this one easily recognizable.
Some will suspect that this practice is illegal. And they are not wrong, only that California is the exception. In that state, it is possible to spend the first six months from buying an unregistered car, which is why the CEO of Apple decided to drive without a license plate, changing the vehicle during that period of time. In fact, he did not even buy the cars, but rather rented them from a company and returned at the end of the half-year period.
Why did he do it?
Some voices argue that he did it to unnoticed; however, others consider that Jobs’ goal was just the opposite. He wanted everyone to know that the founder of Apple was traveling in that car to increase (even more) his popularity and get his fans to take pictures of his vehicle and the pictures. will hang on social networks. There are even those who think that he did it to be able to park in the spaces reserved for people with disabilities in the city.
The founder’s custom what it did produce is a change in California regulations. Many people began to imitate him and for that reason, the Government decided that from 2019 all cars have to be registered as soon as they leave the dealership.