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strick · 2010-12-03 · Original thread
If you like this post, you will probably love The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch:

Pausch's book also carries the message that you can be persistent and obtain anything you want. But I really like Suster's stories of paying it forward to others.

andre3k1 · 2010-10-03 · Original thread
If you're looking for something different then check out The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch. It's is an eye-opening book in a very nontraditional sense.

You may remember Pausch as the computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon who was told that he had but a few months left to live (cancer). This book doesn't stray from its topic: "What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance?" If you're looking for motivation and an "out of the box" approach to analyzing daily life then this is it.

Here's the book:

Here's the famous speech:

strick · 2010-06-16 · Original thread
If you enjoyed this article, you will probably love Randy Pausch's Last Lecture:

I had already watched the lecture on YouTube and thought I wouldn't get much from the book but I was wrong.

The story of Pausch muscling his way into Disney's Imagineer team is fantastic.

sybreon · 2010-01-19 · Original thread
Not in the similar vein, but I would recommend "The Last Lecture" (by Randy Pausch). It was very inspirational to me.

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