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Have You Seen The List?

As Thanksgiving and the holidays approach, I like to take a some time to reflect on the the things I’m grateful for, and take stock of how great life is. If I were to boil the things I’m grateful for down to a single item, that one item would be ‘opportunity.’ Opportunity is the thing that enables us to make the most of our passions, desires, and motivation, so that we can design lives we love through our persistence and hard work. On the eve of Thanksgiving, I like to think of the things that have both given me amazing opportunities, and that have helped me make the most of the opportunities I’ve had (and some things that are opportunities in and of themselves). Here’s a short list of the top 23 things I’m grateful for: The people I’ve met. I’ve had the good fortune of meeting some amazing people in the companies I’ve worked at and worked with, in my networking circles, and even people I have simply shared advice with on Linkedin. These great people make opportunities worth taking. The game “Cards Against Humanity.” There are few things more entertaining than an evening with good friends and the …