Up from the Hub archives. Originally published 2007
It's been circulating the Web a bit since he made this speech, but Apple and Pixar founder Steve jobs' speech to Stanford University students is a model in how to give a great speech that is human, authentic, honest and inspiring. It's attached as a Word document. To add a bit of value to it, I've added three short learning points at the beginning.
Jobs' speech tells three stories. He starts by saying: