Tragedy and reflection

How the Scott Kalitta accident prompted a business review

Take an evening and look over your insurance policies and coverage amounts. As a successful business grows, so should having adequate coverage. Jot down on paper items that you would not want to leave unattended for others to finish if you were unable.

Being self-employed requires an enormous amount of time and dedication which can consume a week before you realize it has passed. Be sure to allow ample time to spend with loved ones enjoying life and what you have.

A fellow racer recalled how Scott ended their last conversation: Scott slapped him on the shoulder and said, “Hey man, go hug your kids — you never know!”

Joe Poulin is a Mac Tools distributor based in Gray, Maine. Send feedback for Joe care of

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