The Secret of Life According to Steve Jobs
Entrepreneurs are a specific bunch of individuals. They decide to leave their jobs and give up their apparent security to embark on unknown territory with the goal of building something meaningful that will change people’s lives for the better.
I believe this predisposition of entrepreneurs to build things and venture the unkown should apply to everyone and we should be educating our kids to do that.
You can do anything and accomplish whatever you want in life.
Every time I doubt this. I go back to watching a short video from Steve Jobs.
*The think I would say is…
When you grow up you tend to get told that the world is the way it is and your life is just to live your life inside the world try not to bash into the walls too much, try to have a nice family life, have fun, save a little money.
But life. That’s a very limited life. Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact.
That is everything around you that you call life was made up by people no smarter than you. And you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use.
And the minute that you understand that you can poke life and actually something will if you push in something will pop out the other side. You can change it, you can mold it.
That’s maybe the most important thing.
Is to shake off this erroneous notion that life is there and you are just going to live in it versus embrace it, change it, improve it, make your market upon it.
I think that’s very important and however you learn that once you learn it, you’ll want to change life and make it better cause it’s kind of messed up in a lot of ways.
Once you learn that you’ll never be the same again.*