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One of my favourite lectures, Randy Pausch gives an extremely personal insight listing off how he set goals to achieve in his life.
They are so many things to be learnt from this lecture such as setting a bucketlist of things you want to achieve. See Andrew Hyde's (Startup Weekend Founder) Bucketlist here http://andrewhy.de/bucket-list/
or the head fake of doing one thing to learn another, such as turning coding into a game as done with http://www.codecademy.com/
Contribution submitted by: James McBennett
May 28, 2012,
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