Inspire (September 2020)

Brandon Garland
2 min readSep 8, 2020

In•spire- fill (someone) with the urge or ability to do or feel something, especially to do something creative.

That’s the purpose of these. I’m going to try to put one of these out every month or so. Inspire is an assortment of things that have encouraged, inspired and creatively stimulated me.

This article on something that is so part of life now that it seems like it’s always existed, Amazon Prime, is an incredible read.

This biography of Steve Jobs is just stunningly good. I haven’t gotten through all of it (I’m listening to an audiobook of it), but it is so worth your time. You learn not only about who he was, but how he was. It’s a peek inside genius.

When asked about his present decisions (in 2010) about the iPad, his answers are looking forward to today. When talking about having ads that keep users within apps, rather than redirecting them outside, it sounds as if he’d been to 2020 and seen the way ads work. Steve Jobs is a futurist, and a genius, and this talk provides insights into how he thinks.

This talk from Dr Myles Munroe puts struggle in context. Everything is a season.

Another example of genius. I love learning from geniuses. Part One was incredible, and part 2 is now a sublime, though I…

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