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Steve Jobs Stanford Commencement Speech 2005

Here we see Steve Jobs delivering his commencement speech to the graduates of Stanford University in 2005. In it he talks about getting fired from Apple in 1985, life & death.

Critical things passionate people do differently

“Passion is the genesis of genius.” – Galileo.

According to Vallerand, “Passion is a strong inclination towards a self-defining activity that people love, that they consider important, and in which they devote significant amounts of time and energy.”

8 ways smart people use failure to their advantage

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”   – Winston Churchill

One of the biggest roadblocks to success is the fear of failure, which is worse than failure itself because it condemns you to a life of unrealized potential.

My stroke of Insight

Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story.

My 12 pairs of legs

When disability becomes superability. Athlete, actor and activist Aimee Mullins talks about her prosthetic legs — she's got a dozen amazing pairs — and the superpowers they grant her: speed, beauty, an extra 6 inches of height ... Quite simply, she redefines what the body can be.

Google at work

Incentives to keep attracting and retaining talents in Google

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