I heard a word recently and totally forgot it. It means to work towards rendering yourself unnecessary. Something tells me it starts with an A.

Please help,...my brain is going crazy :-)

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  • As Wikipedia says, The biggest benefit of automation is that it saves labor. I always used to "automate" as much as possible of my daily workload. But being self-employed, I never made myself redundant - I just found more other stuff to do. Commented Apr 7, 2014 at 23:18

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Is it something like automation? To automate your job.

Automate: to displace or make obsolete by automation. (Meaning 3, dictionary.com)

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