Steve Jobs once said, “I want to put a ding in the Universe,” and boy, did he ever! The Apple co-founder led a life of inspiration and innovation and his legacy lives on, inspiring us all. To remember Steve Jobs and celebrate his life, we’ve put together a collection of seven inspirational videos, in which Jobs shares advice, his life story, and Apple’s innovative technology. Check out the videos below and feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments below. How has Steve Jobs inspired you?
Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford Commencement Address
We’ll start with Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford commencement address. This is not only known as one of Jobs’ most inspirational moments, but also as one of the most inspirational speeches of all time. He talks about his own life story, overcoming the challenges life hands you, and about living each day to the fullest.
What You Can Learn From Steve Jobs
Carmine Gallo, author of The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs, talks about the profound impact that Steve Jobs had on the world, the 7 principles that led to Jobs’ and Apple’s success, and how we can learn from and be inspired by him.
Steve Jobs’ Advice for Entrepreneurs
In this clip Steve Jobs talks about the importance of passion when it comes to succeeding. “People say you have to have a lot of passion for what you’re doing and it’s totally true, and the reason is because it’s so hard that if you don’t, any rational person would give up.”
Steve Jobs & Bill Gates Together: Part 1
The previous clip was an excerpt from the 2007 D5 conference with Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. The full appearance is chock-full of more inspirational tidbits, and it’s also very cool to see these two icons together.
Steve Jobs demos Apple Macintosh, 1984
And now, let’s take a trip back in time to 1984 when Steve Jobs demoed the first Macintosh computer. And this was only just the beginning…
Steve Jobs Introducing The First iPhone
Jobs gave many-an-Apple Keynote speech and revealed many brand new Apple products, but I think that this clip from his introduction of the first iPhone really demonstrates just how innovative Apple has been. It truly is amazing.
Finally, we’ll end with a video of Steve Jobs speaking about Apple at the MacWorld Expo in 1997. Hopefully this video will inspire you to think differently and Jobs’ life will inspire you to live each day to the fullest. RIP Steve Jobs. You will be missed.
Megan O’Neill is the resident web video enthusiast here at Social Times. Megan covers everything from the latest viral videos to online video news and tips, and has a passion for bizarre, original and revolutionary content and ideas.