Insanely great

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There are two lessons of vital importance we must take from Steve Jobs’ legacy:

One man can change the world. His life and work touched as many lives as Edison, Ford, and Rockefeller, perhaps more. Steve proved that it can still be done, from a garage in California with nothing but intelligence, resilience, and an uncompromising vision of how the world could be if we set our potential free.

The time to be remarkable is finite. Every day counts.

Ask yourself this as a simple exercise: when it’s your time, what will be written about you? If you don’t like the answer, then get started doing the things you need to do to change your world, even a little bit, for the better.

Farewell, Steve. May we all strive to leave a world changed for the better even a fraction as much as you did.

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4 responses to “Insanely great”

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    Simple, brief, and quite possibly, the best eulogy I’ve seen so far. You’ve given me much to write about for something that won’t be seen for three weeks….

  2. Once again, Batman sucks the words out of my brain and leaves them in a comment! Batman strikes again.
    Seriously, CP – by far the most succinct eulogy / lesson learned post I’ve read about Jobs. 
    Every day counts.

  3. Yes, he has changed the world. I was most fascinated that he has made what he believed in. Breake up collage and tinker in the garage and turn it into millions and great ideas!

  4. Good thoughts Chris.  Well said, and succinctly spoken.  There are many lessons to be learned from the life and times of Steve Jobs and the Apple way.  My own post similarly suggested we should “Be Insanely Great..” 

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