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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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.@davekerpen