On June 14, 2005, Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple computer and Pixar animation studio, delivered a very strong and powerful commencement speech to the graduating class at Stanford University. During Job’s fifteen or so minute speech, he told three separate stories. The first story consisted of his childhood and how he developed his education in an oddly fashioned way. Jobs quoted it as “The first story is about connecting the dots” (Jobs). Now the second story was about love and loss. Love and loss explaining how he was fired after the finest Macintosh computer was produced and sold. The third and final story jobs told was about death. Jobs were diagnosed with a rare form of pancreatic cancer than was later told he was on his death bed with basically no cure for it. But death was not getting in-between his career and his life for the Apple and Pixar companies. Steve Job’s commencement speech back in 2005 was inspirational for the young adults out in the world that do not have the money to afford college and to not stop pursuing their dreams.
The main idea in Job’s commencement speech at Stanford University was to show the newly graduated students how a man with little money pursued his dreams to become one of the wealthiest men in the world. He explained all the obstacles in life and what he went through himself. For example, in the first story Jobs spoke, he talked about how he was adopted by
parents that the mother did not graduate college and father did not graduate high school. But they promised his biological mother that he will attend college and receive a good education when Steve is grown up. Steve did attend Reed College seventeen years later but was very expensive for his middle class parents. Steve saw no comfort with that so after six months, Steve dropped out of college. “The minute I dropped out, I could stop taking required classes that didn’t interest me, and begin dropping in on the ones that looked interesting” Urges Jobs. Basically what...