Happy Thanksgiving! Let's take a moment to breathe in the gratitude.
Success can be measured in a multitude of ways... little steps and giant steps. They are both signs of progress and we need to acknowledge them. Often times we only see success as the finish line... and that is not always the end-all. Here are a few things to think about that my clients, friends, colleagues and I experienced. What could you add?
Thank You for the COURAGE
I have several clients and friends that had the courage to go out on their own to do what they know how to do... their way!
Clients and colleagues stepped out onto thin ice and with courage became more knowledgeable in an area that they had a passion for. Today they are recognized experts in their specialty, way beyond their expectations because they had courage.
Thank You for the FAITH
More than I can count... clients and friends have rediscovered their strengths, talents and uniqueness they have to offer others. We can be thankful for the added confidence that faith brings.
And still others were encouraged simply because a friend or colleague had FAITH in their ability.
Thank You for the ADMIRATION
How many times have we thought about how admirable someone was... I hear it from many. Partners that speak so highly of one another that it is no wonder that they had been partners for years. Tell those you admire how you feel.
Thank You for the PASSION
When you find passion it is truly a gift. Passion for your work is the fuel that can drive you and the power that can sustain you. I was the fortunate one to watch people around me find their passion, even one who is about to go where very few men would venture to go. What a gift it is to be a collaborator in this process!
Thank You for your FRIENDSHIP
I have had conversations about the nature of friendship... we always seem to conclude that "true friendship" is unconditional. Wouldn't you agree? To all those I call my friend... THANK YOU!
I don't know who said this but it is so appropriate... "Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow."