Steve Jobs’ commencement speech at Stanford University, June 2005:
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 stories from my life. That’s it. No big deal. Just three stories.
Continue reading “Stay hungry. Stay foolish.”
…if you knew you wouldn’t fail?
Mia and Ela jumping on a trampoline, Hoher Hirschberg.
1. Do one thing at a time
2. Know the problem
3. Learn to listen
4. Learn to ask questions
5. Distinguish sense from nonsense
6. Accept change as inevitable
7. Admit mistakes
8. Say it simple
9. Be calm
How to work better, by Peter Fischli & David Weiss
We need more:
Solidarity to advance equality.
Humor in it all.
The Walled Off Hotel, Bethlehem
Mural by Banksy
Interview with Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant on personal resilience, corporate resilience, posttraumatic growth, learning from failure and dealing with grief.
Harvard Business Review
or how to reach an overwhelming goal.
1. Put your valuables into a watertight bag.
2. Throw the bag into the current.
I hate jumping into cold water. Yet, once I drift down the river Aare in Bern, I feel it’s the most thrilling and rewarding experience. There’re many analogies to the “Aare-bag-method” in life. Decomposing a problem into manageable steps makes it less overwhelming.
“An enemy is one of the most important teachers. Without an enemy you cannot practice tolerance, and without tolerance you cannot build a sound basis of compassion.”
Indian scholar Shantideva in How to Practice, The Way to a Meaningful Life by the Dalai Lama
Shine a light in celebration of Amnesty International’s 50th anniversary, here.
Ever grateful to Loyalkaspar.