Value Of Life Analysis

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Steve Jobs commencement says that we should do what we love, and I agree with him. His life story about his struggles and challenges he faced to get where he is is quite amazing. He gives inspiration and hope to those who need it most. Jobs had a unique way at looking at life and not that many people will agree with him and the way he seems to value life. Jobs didn’t finish college he doesn’t have any degree of any kind but was able to overcome his challenges in life to reach his goals and make his dreams come true.
Jobs begins with three simple stories about his life, the first being about when he was an infant and when he was with his mom. He spoke about how his mom wanted to give him up for adoption and did want
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He starts off his second story by saying he was lucky. He and his friend started Apple in the garage of his parent 's basement. Jobs was only twenty at the time and ten years later apple went from a two man project in a garage to a two billion dollar company with over four thousand employees. When Jobs was at what seemed to be the peak, he got fired at from the company he started. However, being fired did not stop Jobs. He states, “ but something slowly began to dawn on me, I stilled loved what I did.” Knowing that he still loved what he did he decided to start over. “The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again and being unsure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.” If Jobs decided that he did not love what he was doing and that it was not worth starting over he would not have started two great companies. Next was a company that Jobs worked on for five years after being fired that then was bought by Apple and became the heart for all Apple products. And perhaps Jobs biggest accomplishment besides Apple is Pixar. Pixar created the first computer animated feature film, Toy Story, and now is the most successful animation studios in the world. Jobs ends this story by saying that he is convinced that the only thing that kept him going was that he loved what he did. He says find what you love and don 't settle and that applies to work and love. He …show more content…
Since he was seventeen he has looked in the mirror and asked himself, “if today was my last day would I want to do what I am about to do today?” If he answered no several times in a row he knew he had to make a change. But this isn 't the only time time death shaped what he would do. Jobs went in for a doctor appointment at seven-thirty in the morning. That day he was told he had a tumor on his pancreas which later led to being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He was told that this type of cancer was almost incurable and would have three to six months to live and he should get his affairs ordered. That evening he had a biopsy in which they took cells from the tumor. Job 's wife told him that the doctor cried as he examined the cells and found that he had a rare cancer curable by surgery. Jobs says "this is the closest I 've been to facing death and I hope it 's the closest I get for a few more decades." He knows no one wants to die even those who want to go to heaven, but it is the destination that everyone has in common. Deaths gets rid of the old to make room for the new and one day the new will become the old. So they must know that time is limited and they shouldn 't waste it. People should not live the lives of others, they must have the courage to follow their heart and intuition because somehow they already know what you truly want. In other words do not be afraid to go for what you want because you can not escape death and dying

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