The Secret Of The Innovator

In a 1994 interview, Steve Jobs made the following observation during an interview that was aired in Nov, 2011 by PBS ("One Last Thing"): "When you grow up, you tend to get told that the world is the way it is, and your life is just to live your life inside the world. Try not to bash into the walls too much. Try to have a nice family life. Have fun, save a little money. That's a very limited life. Life can be much broader, once you discover one simple fact, and that is everything around that you call life was made up by people who were no smarter than you. And you can change it. You can influence it. You can build your own things that other people can use. Once you learn that, you'll never be the same again."

This really gets to the heart of the attitude of true innovators. Just a thought ..

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