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June 01, 2024
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Jun 2024 Newsletter

"Fortune Favors the Brave"

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Often we are faced with tough decisions that can shape our future. One of the most challenging and potentially life-altering choices is the decision to quit your job and pursue a fresh path.

It takes courage and a willingness to face your fears head-on to quit a job and change jobs or start your own business.

However, history has shown us time and time again, those who are brave enough to take this leap of faith are often rewarded with incredible opportunities and success.

The old adage “Fortune Favors the Brave” rings true with making bold career moves.

Explore new Possibilities, Develop your Skills

When you decide to quit your job and start a business, you are essentially taking control of your own destiny. You are no longer bound by the constraints of a traditional work environment or the expectations of others. Instead, you are free to explore new possibilities, develop your skills, and pursue your passions.

While the decision to quit your job may seem daunting at first, it is important to remember; it is a testament to your strength and resilience.

Quitting Your Job Takes Guts

Quitting to do a startup or changing jobs,it takes guts to step out of your comfort zone and embrace the unknown.

You are demonstrating 'YOU' have the courage to face your fears and the determination to create a better future for yourself and your family.

Years later, when you look back on this pivotal moment in your life, you will realize it was the best decision you ever made.

Discover Your Hidden Talents

Quitting your job can open doors to new opportunities you never knew existed.

It can lead to personal growth, professional development, and a renewed sense of purpose.

You may discover hidden talents, form new relationships, and gain valuable experiences that will shape the course of your life.

The positive impact of making this decision cannot be overstated. When you take control, you are more likely to find fulfilment and happiness in your work and personal life.

You will no longer be held back by the limitations of a job that doesn’t align with your values or goals. Instead, you will be free to pursue your dreams and create a life, reflective of who you are and what you want to achieve.

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Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple

History is littered with countless examples of individuals who have made the courageous decision to quit their jobs and pursue an alternative path.

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple is but one.

In 1985, Jobs was forced out of the company he had helped to create. Rather than giving up, he used this setback as an opportunity to start a new venture called NeXT.

Jobs developed key technologies at NeXT that later contributed to Apple’s success, such as the NeXTSTEP OS, which evolved into Mac OS

When Apple acquired NeXT in 1997, Jobs returned to the company as CEO and led it to unprecedented heights of success.

Jobs’ decision to leave Apple and start NeXT was brave, but ultimately it paid off in ways he could never have imagined.

His willingness to take risks and pursue his vision, even in the face of adversity, changed his fortune and the course of the entire technology industry.

The story of Steve Jobs is just one example of how fortune favors the brave.

Create a Life that Reflects your Values

When you decide to quit your job and pursue a new path, you open yourself to a world of possibilities.

You are taking a bold step towards creating a life that reflects your values, passions, and goals.

Making this decision isn’t easy. It requires careful consideration, planning, and a willingness to take risks. But for those who do, the rewards can be immeasurable.

So, if you find yourself at a point in your career, remember - fortune favors the brave.

Trust yourself, face your fears, and embrace the opportunities that lie ahead. You never know where this decision will lead you, but one thing is certain: it will change your life for the better.

You will never know if you never never go!

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