Super U Podcast | Steve Jobs’s Last Words | The Focus Project #12
This audible clip from Erik Qualman’s #1 Bestselling book, The Focus Project, covers an essay that Steve Jobs wrote during his final days before his passing.
5x #1 Bestselling Author and Motivational Speaker Erik Qualman has performed in over 55 countries and reached over 50 million people this past decade. He was voted the 2nd Most Likable Author in the World behind Harry Potter’s J.K. Rowling.
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Steve Jobs’s Last Words | The Focus Project #12
“At the age of 56, Steve Jobs died a billionaire. Close family members say that his dying words were Oh, wow. Oh, wow. Oh, wow. Whether he penned an essay during the days leading up to his death is probably unlikely, but it’s still being debated. What we do know is that Jobs often sacrificed his family to achieve success in business. At one point, he went so far as to deny that he was the legitimate father of his daughter Lisa, surprised on many levels, especially given that Jobs was an adopted child himself. The following is thought to be the essay jobs wrote in his last days. While its authenticity might be disputed, the power of it cannot be. Here’s GSA, I reached the pinnacle of success in the business world, and in others’ eyes My life is the epitome of success. However, aside from work, I’ve little joy. In the end, my wealth is only a fact of life that I’m accustomed to. At the moment lying on my bed and recalling my life.
I realized that all the recognition wealth that I took so much pride in have paled and become meaningless in the face of my death. You can employ someone to drive the car for you to make money for you, but you cannot have someone bear your sickness for you. material things loss can be found to replace. But there is one thing that can never be found when it’s lost life. Whichever stage in life you’re in right now with time you will face the day when the curtain falls. Treasure love for your family, love for your spouse, love your friends, treat yourself well and cherish others. As we grow older and hopefully wiser, we realize that a $3,000 or a $30 watch both tell the same time, and you will realize that your true inner happiness does not come from the material things in the world. Whether you fly first class or economy, if the plane goes down, you go down with it. Therefore, I hope you realize when you have made buddies and old friends, brothers and sisters, who you chat with, laugh with, talk with sing with talk about north, south, east, west or heaven and earth. That is true happiness. don’t educate your children to be rich, educate them to be happy. So when they grow up, they will know the value of things and not the price. Eat your food as your medicine. Otherwise, you have to eat medicine as your food. The one who loves you will never leave you for another because even if there are 100 reasons to give up, he or she will find a reason to hold on. There’s a big difference between a human being and being human. Only a few really understand it. You’re loved when you’re born, you’ll be loved when you die. In between, you have to manage the six best doctors in the world or sunlight rest, exercise, diet, self-confidence and friends. maintain them in all stages and enjoy a healthy life.”
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