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
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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.
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