Saturday, March 17, 2012

Die Luft der Freiheit Weht ...

Some of you probably wondered why I rambled in German. Others, probably wondered about what is "this wind that freedom blows" all about. Few probably have taken the pain to google the phrase and see the connection.

So there's the clue. I won't spoil your fun.


It began a few years ago when I (re)watched Steve Jobs' 1995 speech, where one phrase particularly jumped out:

"I didn't see it then, but getting fired from Apple was the best thing that could have ever happened to me. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life."

***** (to be continued ...)

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