Jobs initially hid his illness but his startling weight loss started to unnerve his investors. He took a six-month medical leave of absence in 2009, during which he received a liver transplant, and another medical leave of absence in mid-January before stepping down as chief executive in August.
I really liked Steve Jobs, he was a personal hero of mine though I am not sure I would like to work for him. He will be remembered for so many products, so many innovations, but I prefer to remember him delivering his address to the students of Stanford University in 2005. It is inspiring. You can read the text Here