A friend of mine that I use to work with at NeXT, Inc. just forwarded the following Youtube video. Working with Steve Jobs at the start of my career has forever positively warped my sense of what is possible in the world. Steve says “Follow your heart, even when it leads you off of the well-worn path”. Also “If you live your life like today is your last day, some day you will be right.” Thank you Steve. Thinking like this changes the world. Here is Steve Jobs’ commencement speech to the recent graduates of Stanford.
Entrepreneurship is not just about building great products. Steve says “You can’t connect the dots looking forward”. You must follow your heart. Thanks to Kedar Mhaswade for helping Conrad Geiger at Sun find this video.
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Brian Massey says
This was a great video. Not all of us have the wiring to connect the dots like he does. We all have the obligation to do what we love, and that usually means trying lots of things until we find it. Thanks for sharing this. It comes (as always) at the perfect time.
Thanks. Yes, the video came at the perfect time for me as well. As I have been wading through a bunch of the theoretical research working on my book- I got reminded about the spiritual unknown side of entrepreneurship… which is exactly the kick in the ass that I personally needed…
I am glad that you found value in this video too.
Take care, and make it a great day!
Damon Clinkscales says
Kevin, yeah I love that speech. So concise and yet very personal and powerful. Good things to keep in mind every day.