Tag Archives: Steve Jobs

How to go from survive to live, what's your why?

Survive or Live

12 Years a Slave In the movie 12 Years a Slave (adapted by the book of the same title), Solomon Northup is stolen from his freedom in the North to be a slave in the South. Solomon has lived a majority of his life as a free man, so the thought of slavery is completely […]

Andy Bondurant Traveling to Wyoming

How to have a bigger story.

Big Story. Small World. When forced to work within a strict framework the imagination is taxed to it’s utmost — and will produce its richest ideas. Given total freedom the work is likely to sprawl.  -T.S. Eliot Our lives are works of art. I’m convinced of this. In order to have a bigger and better […]

Joshua Tree at Joshua Tree National Park

The danger of small stories.

Glory. We all are called to live incredible, great, beautiful stories. We want to live stories where we are seen as beautiful or heroic. We want to live stories where we do things of great meaning and value. We want to live stories where we change not just our lives, but the lives of many. […]

Old but relevant news. Steve Jobs was a jerk.

Steve Jobs changed the world. I recently finished the biography Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. Early this week I shared a 2 part post called “7 ways be like Steve Jobs” 7 Ways to be like Steve Jobs pt 1 7 Ways to be like Steve Jobs pt 2 You could call the above the positive Steve […]

Don’t be fooled. I don’t want to be like Steve Jobs.

 I was blown away… Last week I finished the biography Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. This week I’ve shared a 2 part post called “7 ways be like Steve Jobs” 7 Ways to be like Steve Jobs pt 1 7 Ways to be like Steve Jobs pt 2 If you read the above, you might […]

7 ways to be like Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs biography Last week I finished the Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson. I thought quite a bit about it after reading it. I came away with 7 traits that I feel like I need more of in my life. 7 ways to be more like Steve Jobs. I started this list yesterday. You […]

Be like Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs…I finished it! I finished reading Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. I completed 550+ pages covering 5 decades of a man who left a legacy in the form of computers, music players, entertainment and much more. Last week I shared one short lesson on overnight success I took from the book, but I knew […]

TOP SECRET. How to gain overnight success.

The Steve Jobs Biography I am reading Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. I’m nearly finished, and I’ve marked pages and pages of fascinating quotes, thoughts and ideas. Inspired by the book, I wrote an article about the brilliance of Steve Jobs as a thief for lbobi a few weeks ago. A passage I read about the early […]

Wrapping up The Collective

I’m always amazed at where traffic come from each week. Some weeks it’s obvious an influential person shared via email, tweet or Facebook. Other weeks it’s a great post that goes viral. This week it was a month old post that gained new life – Amy Knollmeyer’s Real Life Example of Growing a HS Senior […]

Steve Jobs wasn’t always GREAT. Thank God he learned.

I had an interesting conversation with a guy on Twitter over the last few weeks about Steve Jobs. It boils down to this: He believes that Steve Jobs has always been the GREAT visionary leader that the world sees him as now (and the world saw him as such 10-15 years ago when he took […]