Skip to main content

You are here

How to Achieve Your Dreams: Randy Pausch's Last Lecture

Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch (Oct. 23, 1960 - July 25, 2008) gave his last lecture after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at the university Sept. 18, 2007 before a packed McConomy Auditorium.

In this moving presentation, "Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams," Pausch talked about his lessons learned and gave advice on how to achieve your career and personal goals.

Watch the whole video. There is a lot of valuable lessons to be gained here.

 

 

For more on Randy, visit: www.cmu.edu/randyslecture

 

SHARE: Share to Facebook   Share to Twitter   Share to LinkedIn    More +                           Share to E-mail  E-mail    Printr  Print

 

morenews_arrow.gif  Sign up to the Web Writer Spotlight weekly newsletter.

We'll deliver new articles right to your inbox – all free!

No spam. Just great tips. Promise!

You might also like

dotted-line2_0.png

Spotlight book of the month

hori-2_0_1.gif

Ignore Everybody and 39 Other Keys to Creativity_cover.jpg

Ignore Everybody: And 39 Other Keys to Creativity.

by Hugh MacLeod

 

Ever wonder what it really takes to make a living as a creative person in today's complicated world?

MacLeod presents some witty keys for creative success, including "ignore everybody. Why should you "ignore everybody"?

Because, he writes, nobody else can tell you whether your idea is worthwhile. People can give you advice, but at the end of the day, it's your decision. The more original an idea, the less helpful the advice is going to be.

Buy Now$16.17 - Amazon.com.

hori-2_0_1.gif

We’re listening.

 

Have something to say about this article? Share it with us in the comments section below.