Thanksgiving is Important for Entrepreneurs… Why?

Latest posts by Melanie Rembrandt (see all)

Say “Thanks” All Year Long

It’s Thanksgiving, and you are probably looking forward to spending time with family and friends… or just getting some much-needed rest. But for entrepreneurs, Thanksgiving is something much more important. It’s a time to be thankful for how far you’ve come and all of the ups and downs involved in pursuing your business dreams in the past year. Plus, it gives you a valuable tool to use throughout the year.

What am I talking about?

Be Thankful Throughout the Year.

It takes a lot of hard work, risk, time, blood, sweat, and tears to become a successful entrepreneur, especially if you are pursuing a crazy dream without a lot of support. Because of this, it’s important to have some kind of tool you can use for motivation throughout the year. And that tool is to think about what you are thankful for on a regular basis.

With this in mind, try to this activity starting right away:

1. Think of 10 things you are thankful for right now.

Your list can include anything. On the business side of things, you be thankful for having the courage to call a potential investor or simply being able to enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning. On the personal side, you can be thankful for friends, family members, good health, things you own, and more.

2. Write down the 10 things.

If you are having a really bad day, it helps if you write down what you are thankful for and place the list next to your computer screen or on your refrigerator. This way, you’ll remember what’s really important when things get stressful.

3. Contemplate your list.

Once you prepare your list, think about what is happening with your business and how this list relates to what you are doing right now. If you are thankful for what you have, use that to energize yourself to work harder. And if you are thankful for how far you’ve come, use that to motivate yourself to keep moving forward.

Stop Being So Hard on Yourself!

Being an entrepreneur is not easy. You have a lot of difficult decisions and hurdles to overcome. The last thing you need to do is feel sorry for yourself. Don’t let this negativity get in your way.

Instead, stop and think about the top, ten things you are thankful for at any particular moment. And if you can’t think of anything, just remember all of the people who are homeless, starving, fighting cancer, and more. Things can always be worse. And more than likely, you have a lot to be thankful for!

With this in mind, I’d like to thank you for reading my blog, providing your insights, asking questions, and more.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

And if you need help boosting sales, awareness and credibility with SEO content strategy and PR, please write to me here or at

Previous Article

Startup Wisdom: Five Things I Wish I Knew Before Doing Startups

Next Article

Doing Whatever it Takes can be a Bad Thing

Related Posts
importance of SEO
Read More

The Importance Of SEO In Digital Marketing

Here's a redundant, yet powerful fact: Your customers search online before making any purchase decisions. Whether it's a question, a product comparison, reviews about something specific or to test the market to see what all is available, customers turn to search engines for information and product awareness. Therefore, as a digital marketer or an entrepreneur,...
Read More

Gen Z’s Mindset of Purpose Fuels a New Business Model

In September 2021, 4.4 million Americans quit their jobs. We’re hearing about the Great Resignation everywhere--on TikTok and Forbes and everything in between. The industries affected are vast, and the reasons are highly variable. The common denominator, however, seems to be that there is a widespread shift in mindset among American workers that may no...
the rigbt software
Read More

The Right Software is Essential for Your Evolving Business

You started a business with a great idea, but when it comes to scaling it up with speedy and effective execution, you need something more than the average spreadsheet and software that only meet your business’s primitive needs. Often, business owners make the mistake of sticking to outdated software which hinders growth and profitability. Business...
employee experience
Read More

Employee Experience: Culture, Involvement and Career Development

Businesses focusing on customer experience is a given. After all, no business will thrive, or even succeed, without the support of the market it seeks to capture. But ensuring customers remain happy with your products and services is not the be-all and end-all of effective business management. Or at least it should not be. An...