What We Learned from Steve Jobs


This is one of the most inspiring articles I read online which I think best suits people in their 30’s.  I say 30’s because it is the age I think wherein we already have enough work experience to kind of figure out what we want to do yet somehow still unsure if it’s “really” the career that we want to do.  I’m sure that most of us have come to that stage at one point in our lives.

This article is about the Commencement address by Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, delivered on June 12, 2005.

His bottom line is, “You’ve got to find what you love.”

But there is more to that.  Take the time to read it and tell me if it doesn’t affect or hit you at least.

Here’s one of my favorite excerpts from the article:

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”

Read this great Commencement at Standford University News website

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