One lesson that has always stuck with me from Steve Jobs’ speeches is the importance of following your passion. Jobs was known for being extremely passionate about his work, and he believed that this passion was a key factor in his success.

I remember watching a video of Jobs giving a commencement speech at Stanford University, in which he told the story of how he dropped out of college to pursue his dream of starting a company. At the time, this was a risky move, and many people told Jobs that he was making a huge mistake. But he followed his heart and his passion, and it ended up paying off in a big way.

Of course, following your passion isn’t always easy. There may be times when you face setbacks or challenges, and you’ll have to persevere through them. But if you’re truly passionate about something, it’s worth the effort. As Jobs said in his Stanford speech, “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.”

So if you’re trying to figure out what to do with your life, or if you’re feeling stuck in a job that doesn’t fulfill you, take a cue from Steve Jobs and follow your passion. It may not always be easy, but it will be worth it in the end.


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