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Joe Johaneman
01-18-2011, 03:00 PM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://gigaom.com/apple/apple-no-trainwreck-without-jobs/' target='_blank'>http://gigaom.com/apple/apple-no-tr...k-without-jobs/</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"It isn't the first time the question's been asked, but now that Apple CEO Steve Jobs is taking a second leave of absence for health-related reasons, it's impossible not to wonder: Can Apple continue to be successful without its visionary leader?"</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com//at/auto/1295308025.usr105505.png" style="border: 1px solid #d2d2bb;" /></p><p>In my opinion, the answer is yes.&nbsp; Tim Cook did a fine job of running Apple while Mr. Jobs was getting his liver transplant, and I'm sure he'll continue to do so now.&nbsp; I also think that speculation along these lines is useless.&nbsp; We'll find out when we find out.&nbsp; I might worry about it if I were an investor, but I'm not.&nbsp; From my point of view, the only important thing here is to wish Mr. Jobs a speedy recovery.</p>