Giving thanks from the top

This has been an incredible year at PICnet. I mean, if you’re going to take a wild ride, what better way to start it off than by having the US economy nearly collapse? I’ve been humbled by the dedicated work of our PICnetters, clients, and partners that made it possible for PICnet to weather these tough storms.

So before we all take off to our Thanksgiving gatherings with friends and family, filling ourselves with turkey or tofu, I wanted to take an opportunity to share my thanks to those that have helped keep the PICnet flag flying high in 2009.

First and foremost, many thanks to my PICnet team. These hearty individuals have dedicated their work lives to help organizations fundraise and gain thought leadership through the fog of uncertainty in a difficult year. I couldn’t ask for a better team, and I’m thankful for their never-ending commitment to our sector and the PICnet Salon Experience.

Of course, none of us would have jobs if we didn’t have stellar clients that make the world a better place. We learn as much as we teach, and I appreciate the opportunity to have our company provide services to those changing the world, working in the field and on the front lines, one mission at a time.

I’m thankful for our partners and PICnet advocates. Great companies like Free Range Studios, Big Duck NYC, NPower NY, Democracy in Action,, and Jessica Weber Design (there’s more too!) stand side-by-side with our team to provide critical communication and design services and tools for our community. As individual firms we can achieve good results, but as collective teams we can achieve great success for the sector.  Building bridges continues to be a core foundation of all our work, and we look forward to continued success with our partners and advocates.

Finally, I’m thankful for the continued contributions and success of the Joomla! community, and all the other open source communities that allow us to provide stellar tools to our organizations. Without these open source projects, our non-profit sector wouldn’t have the rich abundance of affordable tools we see today.

What are you thankful for this year?

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

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One Response to “Giving thanks from the top”

  1. Thanks to you too Ryan for your dedicated leadership of not only our PICnet team but also within the extended nonprofit and Joomla communities!

    I’m finding myself particularly thankful this year for all the creative and wonderful people we work with who are meeting the economic challenges head-on with more passion, innovation and determination than ever. It’s a great privilege to work amidst this much contagious enthusiasm :-) .

    Happy Thanksgiving!

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