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Speech by Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple

Stanford Report, June 14, 2005

'You've got to find what you love,' Jobs says
This is the text of the Commencement address by Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple
Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, delivered on June 12, 2005.

I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the
finest universities in the world. I never graduated from college. Truth
be told, this is the closest I've ever gotten to a college graduation.
Today I want to tell you three stories from my life. That's it. No big
deal. Just three stories.


Speech by Abdul Kalam

I have three visions for India. In 3000 years of our history people
from all over the world have come and invaded us, captured our lands,
conquered our minds. From Alexander onwards. The Greeks, the Turks,
the Moguls, the Portuguese, the British, the French, the Dutch, all of
them came and looted us, took over what was ours. Yet we have not done
this to any other nation. We have not conquered anyone. We have not
grabbed their land, their culture, their history and tried to enforce
our way of life on them. Why? Because we respect the freedom of


Hind Sight

Guy Kawasaki is one of founders of Apple Computer who helped create the Macintosh computer.

Guy Kawasaki

Palo Alto High School Baccalaureate Speech 6/11/95

Speaking to you today marks a milestone in my life. I am 40
years old. 22 years ago, when I was in your seat, I never,
ever thought I wouldbe 40 years old.

The implications of being your speaker frightens me. For one
thing, when a 40 year old geeser spoke at my baccalaureate
ceremony, he was about the last person I'd believe. I have



On Embracing a Religion called 'Positivism'

Prof R A Mashelkar, Director General, Council of Scientific and
Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi delivered the Convocation Address
at University of Delhi on 22nd February 2003. He said "Take our
space programme. The R&D budget of this programme was US $ 450 million
last year. The R&D budget for General Motors was around seven
billion dollars. What is it that our space programme has achieved?


Late Sitting

Speech on Late sitting - Narayana Murthy
Good article to read at least once.

Infosys Chairman - Mr.Narayana Murthy's Speech on Late sitting :

I know people who work 12 hours a day, six days a week, or more. Some
people do so because of a work emergency where the long hours are only
temporary. Other people I know have put in these hours for years. I don't
know if they are working all these hours, but I do know they are in the
office this long. Others put in long office hours because they are addicted
to the workplace. Whatever the reason for putting in overtime, working long


Go, Kiss the World

Go, Kiss the World

Welcome Address by Subroto Bagchi, Chief Operating Officer, MindTree Consulting Delivered to the Class of 2006 at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, July 2nd 2004.



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