Steve Jobs: How to live before you die

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At his Stanford University commencement speech, Steve Jobs, CEO and co-founder of Apple and Pixar, urges us to pursue our dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks — including death itself.

Why you should listen to him:

The pundits of Silicon Valley have a term for Steve Jobs’ charisma: the reality distortion field. But the truth is, most of us like living in Jobs’ reality, whereexquisite design and sheer utility make for some addictively usable tools.

Jobs’ famous persuasive power was equalled by his creativity and business brilliance — apparent in legendary hardware and software achievementsacross three decades of work. The Macintosh computer (which brought the mouse-driven, graphical user interface to prominence), Pixar Animation Studios (which produced Toy Story, the first fully-3D-animated feature film), the iPod, the iPhone, the iPad all owe credit to Jobs’ leadership and invention.

Jobs battled a rare form of…

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5 Responses to Steve Jobs: How to live before you die

  1. johnlmalone says:

    inswpiring stuff: more material for my notebook. I’ve added you to my list of favourites

  2. LediaR says:

    Thank you for the reblog! This is such an amazing video.

    • Indeed it is! An excellent message for all those walking the lonely path necessary for monumental success.
      I liked hearing him speak about how he has persisted in the face of all his failures and difficulties in life and the inner state he cultivates to face them successfully,

      • LediaR says:

        Thank you so much for your kind words. I agree that Steve Jobs message is very inspirational. The entire world, not to mention Apple, benefited from his persistence in the face of failure. Such powerful words!

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