This Thanksgiving, Take Time for Gratitude

November 22, 2017 by

Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful!  During good times and in tough times, I find gratitude is one of the most powerful tools we have to make a change in our family, our workplace, and the world.

It all starts at home.  When my children were young, as we sat down for dinner, we started a tradition of saying one thing we were grateful for each day.  Instead of complaining about what a teacher might have done or that the bully took my lunch money, we started our time together appreciating what was good in our day.  This would set the tone for the rest of the meal.

This practice spread to my workday.  Regardless of how stressful or busy the day, my goal is to find something that was positive.  You can set the tone for your workday with a little gratitude.

  • I am grateful for my family. I am loved and supported by my husband, my children and the rest of my extended family.
  • I am grateful for my team. I am blessed to work with incredibly intelligent and creative professionals who know how to have fun.
  • I am grateful for our customers. Project Management can be challenging. We are lucky at BrightWork to face that challenge alongside our customers who we respect and appreciate.


Practicing gratitude is very simple.  Just decide to be grateful!


Have a wonderful Thanksgiving from our family to yours!


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