What would have happened if Google got Steve Jobs as their first CEO instead of Eric Schmidt?

Answer by Matt Wasserman:We'd all still be using Alta Vista.Steve Jobs was never the kind of guy who understood how much money there was to be made by giving things away for free. He created products, not services, and he charged as much as he could for them. He left low price points for others.…

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How do you counter this objection: “why don’t you do it at your expense, for free, and if and after it works, we pay what you want”?

Answer by Cliff Gilley:Congratulations, you just qualified someone out of your pipeline.  Seriously, anyone who actually says this has no conception of how business or business relationships actually work.  There is no counter, because the moment those words escape someone's mouth, you disqualify them and move on to someone who actually values what you're offering…