Over the past several years, I have had the pleasure of meeting many, many wonderful teachers. When I first entered this industry my perception was that of “those that can do and those that can’t teach” and “yeah…but they have summers off.” My understanding and perception was shaped by a deliberately misleading narrative that I fully bought into.
I have much to say on this topic but for now all I have to say is “thank you.”
Tonight I’m thankful that the Supreme Court of Canada struck down the 1993 law that removed expatriates’ right to vote. https://boingboing.net/2019/01/12/voting-eh.html
Great ride this morning on the old peloton and then a really enjoyable walk in Kirkland.
Today I’m thankful that I have access to clean, safe drinking water any time I want.
There’s a bit of a theme emerging here. Today, I’m grateful for my parents, Mel and Christine. Many, many things to be thankful for.
In 2016 Julia joined our team to lead sales at Alludo. While Julia certainly expanded our sales – she’s awesome – she made our company and our community meaningfully better. I’ve learned so much from her and am very thankful that she took a chance with us.
Like Dawn, I could not have achieved what we’ve achieved with Alludo without Chris. In part this is very literal – he’s the other founder of our company. However, he was willing to take a chance on Alludo when it was nothing more than an unproven idea. It takes a special kind of trust to take that kind of a leap.
Of course, I’m thank for for Chris and Dawn way beyond Alludo but I’m focused on expressing simple thoughts on gratitude so leaving it there for today.
Today I am grateful for all of the support Dawn has provided me in building Alludo. Building Alludo is one of the most challenging things I’ve ever done. We experienced meaningful growth in 2018 and it is because of all of the crazy-hard work we did over the last three years. There were many tough days that might not have been possible without her support.