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  1. How To Achieve Your Childhood Dreams Randy Pausch Carnegie Mellon University

  2. The elephant in the room… Dr. Herb Zeh, UPMC Dr. Robert Wolff, MD Anderson

  3. Today’s Talk • My childhood dreams • “What I Know For Sure” about how you can achieve your childhood dreams

  4. To Achieve Dreams… • Have dreams • Make a list • Pursue them

  5. My Childhood Dreams

  6. My Childhood Dreams Being in zero gravity Playing in the NFL Authoring an article in the encyclopedia Meeting Captain Kirk Winning stuffed animals Being a Disney Imagineer

  7. Being in zero gravity

  8. Dream: Meeting Captain Kirk

  9. It’s cool to meet your boyhood idol.

  10. Playing in the NFL • Coach Graham • practice with no football • fundamentals • him riding me all practice meant he still cared

  11. I Never Made it to the NFL, but I learned from football... • But football got me where I am today • Fundamentals & Hard Work • “Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted” • Most of what we learn, welearn indirectly (or by “head fake”)

  12. Winning Stuffed Animals

  13. Being an Imagineer

  14. Brick walls are there for a reason: they let us prove how badly we want things

  15. 1991: VR on Five Dollars a Day

  16. Aladdin

  17. “What I Know For Sure”about how to achieve your childhood dreams…

  18. What I got from my Parents

  19. My Mom, on her 70th Birthday My Mom on her 70th Birthday

  20. Dad Riding A Roller Coaster on his 80th Birthday

  21. My Mom • The theory qualifier • My son, the doctor…

  22. Decide if you’re Tigger or Eeyore

  23. My son Logan;a born Tigger

  24. Never Lose the Child-like Wonder

  25. Advice to Young Ladies like Chloe • When it comes to boys… • “Ignore everything they say, and just pay attention to what they do.”

  26. People vs.Things

  27. How to Achieve your Dreams • Share your dreams so others can help you • Spread goodness; it will come back to you • Integrity: play for the long term: Tell the truth Be earnest Apologize (properly) when you screw up

  28. Brick walls are there for a reason: they let us prove how badly we want things

  29. Get a feedback loop; and listen to it!

  30. Show Gratitude