On this US Thanksgiving, I want to give thanks:
- To my clients. I’ve learned a lot from each of them during these past 18 months. And I am grateful that they have allowed me to make a living doing things I love to do.
- To my network. I am so grateful for the time, conversations, feedback and encouragement to continue on this path.
- To my family. Your support, love, and wisdom have made this somewhat unexpected journey much easier. Being an entrepreneur was never a life goal of mine, it just seemed like the best thing to do at this point in my career. I did not expect everyone to be such awesome cheerleaders and so enthusiastic about my taking this path. I am (and will be) forever grateful.
- To my friends. I’m very fortunate to have many friends who also happen to be professionally accomplished and have a breadth of experience. Even better, they are willing to take a look at my projects and give constructive feedback that makes my work that much better. Oh yeah, and they get me out of the house every once in a while. Thank you for your enthusiasm, wise advice, and encouraging me to wear something other than yoga pants on occasion.
- To my accountability partners (Brian, Julie, David, Judy, Kevin). Thanks for holding me accountable as I start doing scary new things I have never done before. Accountability partners are a key ingredient for me to successfully get things done. The fact that these people are willing to spend their time and energy to check up on me means a lot.
- To Cally, the dog. Thank you for reminding me to get outside every once in awhile.
- To Ryan. My success or failure in this venture directly impacts your life. The fact that you have more confidence in my ability to succeed than I often do means the world to me. Thank you for being my Chief Organizational Psychologist. I love you!