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People naturally pay more attention to stories, so consider telling more of them. 

At the 2005 commencement address at Stanford University, Steve Jobs told three personal stories from his life. Many people remember Jobs talking about a calligraphy course in college, despite not knowing what to use it for. Later, Jobs used that knowledge to build the Macintosh, which changed desktop publishing with its fonts.

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