Thankful Thursday

Focus on the joy

Focus on the Joy

Happy Thankful Thursday #10! I thought about wrapping it up last week with Thanksgiving. Does a more thankful Thursday exist than National Carb-Load Day? But the number 10 was staring me in the face, and I just like round numbers too much to not push through at least one more week. Also, I am far …

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Happy Thanksgiving

The Thankfulest Thursday

Happy Thanksgiving! I just wanted to share a quick Thanksgiving greeting. So much to be grateful for. Take time today to count your blessings, consider the people in your life, and reach out to someone… just say hi. Let them know you’re thinking about them. If you’re actually reading this, guess what – I’m thankful …

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Thankful Thursday 6

Flaming Spider Monkeys

I am thankful for my kids. They don’t do much for me, to be honest. They don’t do me any favors. Not without having to repeat myself multiple times, threaten them, or bribe them.They don’t even do themselves many favors. It’s remarkable how hard you have to work to convince somebody to do simple things …

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Thankful Thursday #4

My Mountain Mentor

Let me start with the main takeaways. #1. Learning doesn’t strictly adhere to a traditional academic calendar. I didn’t graduate college “on-time.” I took a short break to pursue an internship opportunity, and it’s probably one of the single most professionally impactful decisions I’ve even made. #2. Opportunities don’t really care about your schedule. The …

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Thankful Thursday #3

Pushy Partners

Happy Thankful Thursday #3! Self-employment should not be by-yourself-employment. Is it starting to catch on? This is my thing now. I’m making it my thing. It’s my thing, because I like things that are true. And this is true. I’ve worked hard, and I’m working hard to do what I’m doing and get where I’m …

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Thankful Thursday #2

Finish Well

It’s Thankful Thursday #2! Self-employment is not by-yourself-employment. I did not get here on my own. There are a lot of people I have to thank for helping me Learn and grow, for providing incredible opportunities that I could not carve out for myself, and for otherwise paving the way for me to be writing …

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Thankful Thursday

The Better Half

Happy Thankful Thursday! I’ve said it before, and I think I’m going to start saying it a lot more often – Self-Employment shouldn’t be by-yourself-employment. Even if you are the only person in your business – you’re a solopreneur – you need to surround yourself with people who can support you, encourage, teach you, hold …

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