The Entrepreneur's Gratitude Prayer

On Thanksgiving, a business owner offers his reflections on what's good in his life and work.

I am grateful for my customers, who give me feedback to build a better company.

I am grateful for my prospects, who ask smart questions to make my sales team  get better.

I am grateful for my vendors and partners, who help our company do things we couldn't do well on our own.

I am grateful for my management team, who leads the company through good times and bad.

I am grateful for all of our employees, who work hard everyday to accomplish our mission.

I am grateful for our advisors and investors, who give me the guidance and cash necessary to grow.

I am grateful for the media, both the kind that still prints on paper and the kind that has has a lot of Twitter followers, for helping get the word out about what we do.

I am grateful for my fellow entrepreneurs, who teach me though their experiences and insights.

I am grateful for my friends, who understand the sacrifices I make with my time.

I am grateful for my family, who loves me and supports me unconditionally.

I am grateful for God, or whatever higher power exists, for guiding me on the right path.

Today, and every day, I am a grateful entrepreneur.

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Last updated: Nov 27, 2013

DAVE KERPEN | Columnist | CEO, Likeable Media

Dave Kerpen is the CEO of Likeable Local. He is also the co-founder and chairman of Likeable Media and the New York Times best-selling author of Likeable Social Media and Likeable Business.

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