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June 16, 2017 by Steve Payne

Most self-employed contractors will relate to this famous quote from Steve Jobs…

“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life.

Almost everything–all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure–these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.

Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.”


Steve Payne

Steve Payne

Steve Payne is the editor of Canadian Contractor magazine
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