STARTING POINT: Steve Jobs, Synchronicity, Connecting the Dots & Trust Answer these questions before you watch the video:
a) How do you think we can achieve success in life?
b) Do you consider academic life the best way for a promising future? c) “We learn when we fail” Comment on this sentence.
Question #1. How has chance played a role in your very existence? When you ponder this question you literally become free. I’m sure you recognize you had no responsibility in the matter of your existence. But, how often have you considered it? It was neither your effort nor your ego which placed you “here”.
Question #2: Identify your most favored current relationship. Then ask, “How is it that I know this person?” How did that relationship manifest? How did you meet this person? What circumstances and coincidences played a role in the creation of that relationship? How much effort or control did you have in directly creating that relationship?
Question #3: How are you currently following your heart?
Recall, Jobs dropped out of school but not for the sake of dropping out. It was his intent to protect his parents investment and savings and so he could “drop in” on the classes that interested him the most, like calligraphy.
Question #4: How has a recent set back or failure affected your present? What was Steve’s first impulse when was fired from the very company he created? Then, what was it that kept him around and set him on a course of action and why?
Question #5: Are you able to connect the dots now?
Can you see that be looking back you’ve been the beneficiary of some fantastic, seemingly unrelated events that have brought you to your current career path or introduced you to something you are very passionate about?
Question #6: What question did Steve ask himself every morning? What question do you ask yourself every morning? What do you choose to focus on?
Question #7: What is life’s greatest invention – it’s greatest...
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