His influence on me and on how I do things, how I teach, interact and work, is distinctly visible in how I live my daily life.
It's not simply possessions - possessions only carry a person so far - it's a way of thinking, of looking at things, a elegant simplicity, and a demand of excellence. It's a lifestyle, a philosophy, an idea.
He was a unique individual, a visionary, a pioneer, a genius and possibly a tyrant. He didn't know me, nor I, him. But he understood my goals and how I wanted to reach them.
He changed the world.
Steve Jobs. 1955-2011.
Things will not be the same without him.
"You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."