While I know I’m the only person in the world that doesn’t own an Apple product, I’ve been a big Steve Jobs fan for years. It started about 4 years ago when I listened to this commencement speech for the first time. I still listen to it regularly to keep my head on straight.
If you’ve never watched this video, please do. It’s 15 minutes you won’t regret.
A quote that changes me, and probably subconsciously helped me decide that I need to leave engineering:
I’ve looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself, ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer has been ‘no’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.”‘