HOW I GOT THE BOOK
My husband bought this book online in a moment of inspiration. He had listened to a speech by PMA Gafoor, who is a motivational speaker who predominantly communicates in the Malayalam language. He suggests books that should be definitely read by people and this was one of them.
He did the first step but I did the second step since only I read it! I should tell you that it was one of the most remarkable books I have ever read.
So I thank those two people for bringing this book into my life. See how goodness spreads from one to another like a tree’s branches? And now I am writing this review which hopefully will grow out into more.
Randy Pausche was a professor at The Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburg and he was asked to contribute one lecture to a series where top academics were asked to think what matters deeply to them. He was asked to give a “hypothetical final talk” –what wisdom did they want to impart to the world if they knew it was their last chance.
Ironically the hypothetical final talk became almost true when a month before giving his lecture titled “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams”, he was diagnosed with a terminal illness with only 6 months of good health in front of him.
In the lecture, he mainly talked about what his childhood dreams were and how he achieved