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Don’t Settle – The Life of Steve Jobs

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Lately, I keep looking for something to inspire me to do what I have to do before I start destroying my plans. So, out of nowhere, I found the infographic of the late Steve Job. I have planned to read his biography since last year, but as usual, I am procrastinating. Anyways, here you go, thanks to this article for sharing.

Wait, the infographic is not actually the one that inspire me right now. But there is a passage from his biography that quoted by the reference I use. In 2005, Steve gave speech during the graduation ceremony at Stanford University, he said: “You’ve got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking. Don’t settle.

I hope you feel inspire too. After this, I will try to read his book as soon as possible. I have been too long thinking about useless stuff lately. Adiosss!!!!

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Eka T. Samosir

Posting via Email

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Maybe I am so outdated because I just tried this feature. So, for those who have not tried this, I assure you that this feature is really helpful. Especially if you are a frequent blogger who always have something to post on your personal blog.

To activate this feature, first, you need to download Jetpack plugin to your WordPress dashboard. You can find it easily by searching it in the plugin directory. Download the plugin -> install -> activate it.

If you have done with those steps, then:
1. Look for “Users” menu and hover it, you will see “Your profile”.
2. Clik on that menu and go to “Post by Email” part.
3. On “Email Address”, click “Enable Post by Email” button
4. A new email will be generated for you. Note; if you are not happy with the email address you can regenerate it by clicking “Regenerate Address” button.

Now you can send your article to that email address and it will appear automatically on your homepage. For more detail, please visit the manual instruction.

Happy blogging.

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Eka T. Samosir