Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish - Steve Jobs
Published: Aug 10, 2022
Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American entrepreneur, industrial designer, business magnate, media proprietor, and investor. He was the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple; the chairman and majority shareholder of Pixar; a member of The Walt Disney Company's board of directors following its acquisition of Pixar; and the founder, chairman, and CEO of NeXT. He is widely recognized as a pioneer of the personal computer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s, along with his early business partner and fellow Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

"Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish."

Steve Jobs’ speech “Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish” was presented to the graduates of Stanford University on June 12, 2005. This quote he took from the last page of the Whole Earth Catalog was published in October 1974.

"Stay Hungry" mean never be satisfied, and always push yourself.
"Stay Foolish" mean do (or be willing to keep trying) the things people say cannot be done. This quote tells you to need to stay eager, be ready to try new things, or be ready to step out of your comfort zone.

"Stay Hungry"
For example, if my goal for this year is to read 12 books, it will be over by the time I finish 12 books. I've achieved my goals, and while I have a sense of satisfaction, that doesn't equate to more - I'll set a higher goal next year at best. However, if I continue to be hungry, I may try to bring quality in this quantity.

So I've read my 12 books, I can analyze my learning, and every book I've read will likely open hundreds of doors for me to learn more or spark interest. Here, instead of just achieving a number, I will create a network of personal goals, such as read 12 books, what interests me in each book, what a particular topic is, etc. Applying this, it shows that we must continue to look for "food" - whatever that food is to you.

"Stay Foolish”
History and inventions show that the most famous people and discoveries were made by "stupid" people. Stupidity is for those who dare to think a little differently; beyond what is taught in school and society. To me, this is called "stupidity". This shows that I have to learn to take greater risks than the "risks" usually associated with any business. Some would call them insane and say they have calculated risks, and maybe they are, but calculations give reasons for not taking action, and stupidity seems to be the opposite.
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