Close Ad

Steve Jobs: Success Is Built on Perseverance
Steve Jobs: Success Is Built on Perseverance
Goalcast Originals

Steve Jobs: Success Is Built on Perseverance

Steve Jobs - Keep Doing Better

Steve Jobs says that perseverance is the main determinant of a success, and urges entrepreneurs to get good stuff out there so others can build on it.


"Most people give up. I don't blame them. It's really tough. I'm convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance. It is so hard. You pour so much of your life into this thing. There are such rough moments in time, and it consumes your life. I mean, if you've got a family and you're in the early days of a company, it's ... I can't imagine how one could do it. I'm sure it's been done, but it's rough, I mean, because it's pretty much an 18-hour-a-day job, seven days a week for a while. So, unless you have a lot of passion about this, you're going to not survive. You're going to give it up. As somebody once told me, they said, 'Live each day as if it will be your last, and one day, you'll certainly be right.' You know?

"I do that, and I really ... You never know when you're going to go ... but you know you are going to go pretty soon. If you're going to leave anything behind, it's going to be your kids, a few friends, and your work. Right? That's what I tend to worry about. I think you have a responsibility to do really good stuff and get it out there for people to use and let them build on the shoulders of it and keep making better stuff."

Hot Stories

Man wearing glasses sitting on a couch and a screenshot from a Reddit post.

Alan Tudyk Makes Reddit Account to Thank a Grieving Fan

Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images and Reddit/ r/ResidentAlienTVshow/ ComfortableCommon439

For a lot of people, meeting their favorite television or movie star is high up on their bucket list. It's why hundreds of thousands of people shell out big bucks and brave massive crowds at various pop culture conventions every year.

After all, they aren't JUST celebrities; oftentimes they've been with us through some of the most significant periods in our lives (they just don't know it.)

So, when one grieving fan heard that Alan Tudyk, the star of Resident Alien was going to be at the Boston Fan Fest, she knew she had to meet him. She wanted to thank him for helping her survive the darkest time of her life.

However, when the time came, her nerves got the better of her and she "blew it." Fueled by embarrassment and remorse and needing to vent, she turned to Reddit to share her experience.

And that's when fate...who looks suspiciously like Alan Tudyk...stepped in.

Keep ReadingShow less
Uplifting News
Group of girls laughing and a text message from a young woman's mother.

Woman's Maternal Intuition Saves Her Daughter's Life

Pexels/ cottonbro studio and TikTok/ @mara.lynnny

We all have an inner voice. Call it a sixth sense, or intuition, or your conscience, or gut instinct. Something that nudges us to do something or say something we wouldn’t normally do.

For one mom, this inner voice manifested as a sudden and overwhelming sense of dread for her daughter's safety. And her maternal intuition? Ended up saving her daughter's life.

Keep ReadingShow less
Uplifting News