Steve Jobs at Stanford

Steve Jobs StanfordSteve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford University commencement address comprises a series of lesson-filled stories from his life.

Interesting content, but not up to par on the delivery… or at least not in my opinion…


Compare the wooden delivery in the Stanford address with his product launches in 1998 and 2008.


The moral of the story? Avoid reading your speeches!
Susan Macaulay created and curates SheQuotesMy Alzheimer’s Story,  Amazing Women, and Succeed With Susan. She is a feminist, global citizen, lifelong learner and the author of Everyday Feminine Wisdom and soon-to-be-published “the dogs’ breakfast.”

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