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Jason Goldberg: How to Manufacture Fascination and Engineer Enthusiasm at TEDxRaleigh 2016 (Transcript)

Jason Goldberg at TEDxRaleigh

Full transcript of entrepreneur Jason Goldberg’s TEDx Talk: How to Manufacture Fascination and Engineer Enthusiasm at TEDxRaleigh 2016 Conference.

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TRANSCRIPT: 

Jason Goldberg – Entrepreneur

Sometimes I feel like an entitled and privileged schmuck. What’s wrong with me that in a world full of information, of stimulation, of the ability for limitless exploration, that I find myself uninspired, unengaged, unexcited about a lot of the things I do on a day-to-day basis. And maybe it’s just me. Does anybody hear or feel kind of not so excited about the things they have to do every day? Yeah, OK. Glad to know I’m not alone.

Back in 2014, I’d just given a talk in Phoenix and I was in the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. And I just wanted to be alone, I was very tired and I just went over and sat in a corner, this open carpeted area where nobody was there. And I laid my back against the wall that was there and opened up my own little ‘Apple Store’ around me. You guys know what that looks like.

I got my MacBook Pro and my iPad and my iPhone and I’m sitting there just minding my business waiting to board my flight when all of a sudden I see one of the most terrifying things I’ve ever seen in my life. A baby — about 30 feet away from me crawling directly for me. He wasn’t by himself, his dad was there. He didn’t have like a cliff bar and a twenty-dollar rail pinned to his onesie.

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