A small but powerful piece about “confidence” from a startup entrepreneur.
He argues, “All this learning means nothing until you make something happen,” further adding, “I was an over-confident punk, thinking I had the answer, and everyone else didn’t. But it worked. And in fact, isn’t that kind of confidence absolutely required to get anything done? Isn’t the role of the entrepreneur to be the bold, daring, audacious one? The over-confident reckless one who says, “Screw it. Let’s do it!”? Yes! Of course! It’s the essential final lesson: that all this learning means nothing until you make something happen.“
What are you going to do about it?
Here is the Link to the original article /blog. Enjoy.
Once in a while, we all need some inspiration on the directions of our own lives, specially the educated, talented, ambitious Nepali youths who are in a major cross-roads of their lives. Many are contemplating about which road to take to change Nepal out of the hole we are in today. This is the text of the Commencement address by Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, delivered on June 12, 2005. I come back to this video every now and then, when I realize I need some inspiration at difficult times. Watch the video and share this transcript ! we owe this much to our friends.
Here is the transcript of the video for those of you who want to read it.
‘You’ve got to find what you love,’ Jobs says.
I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated from college. Truth be told, this is the closest I’ve ever gotten to a college graduation. Today I want to tell you three