Five Minutes. No Apologies.

Today’s #reverb10 asks us to think about the moments we most want to remember about 2010. Where do I begin?

I met with my accountant yesterday and I apologized to her, telling her I wasn’t as prepared as I should be to report everything that I’ve made this year. I told her, “2010 has been a whirlwind, it’s happened so fast and I’ve done everything I can to keep up”.

But there’s no need to apologize for this year. 2010 has been a year of personal and professional growth beyond my wildest dreams. It’s been the best year of my life – one filled with defining moments, important decisions, and moments I’ll never forget.

What has 2010 meant to you? What are your most memorable moments?

Check out the full rundown of my #reverb10 posts here


22 Responses
  • Sue Reply

    What an incredible year you’ve had. And just think, it just keeps getting better. Can’t wait to see what 2011 brings you!

    • Matt Cheuvront Reply

      Thanks Sue. It has been just that, incredible. Cheers to you and happy holidays!

  • Tanya Reply

    Wow, what a ride this year has been for you! I still remember reading your post about losing your job – loved that one.

    I know this year has brought a lot of personal growth for me too, I’m thinking that’s what 2010 must be about. Looking forward to seeing where 2011 takes you, too!

    • Matt Cheuvront Reply

      Thanks for being a long-time reader, Tanya. It’s been a crazy year, but an amazing one. Congrats to all the year has brought you and here’s to another great year ahead!

  • Sukhraj Beasla Reply

    I love that photo Matt! You’ve had an amazing year! Keep up the good work! I lost my job too and while I felt sad; I also felt that same sense of empowerment like I knew I could do better. :)

    • Matt Cheuvront Reply

      I took about an hour to feel sorry for myself after losing my job, then started thinking about the next step. It was incredibly empowering – proving that the worst can sometimes bring out your best.

      • Sukhraj Beasla Reply

        Nice! I didn’t even cry. I thought I would but I was so done with that place. I just had a hard time going home so I walked around a mall, called my Mom and told her what happened, grabbed lunch with a friend, and went home later that night completely fine with life and the loss of my job. Congrats to you for moving beyond and launching your business! :)

        • Matt Cheuvront Reply

          Thanks! I had my breakdown – felt good to get it out, then wrote a post here a couple hours after it happened, and the rest, as they say, is history :) Couldn’t have asked for a bigger blessing in disguise. :)

          • Sukhraj Beasla Reply

            My biggest regret was not blogging about it which is weird because I blog about everything! All I wanted to do that day was just “smell the roses.” It’s a cliche but it made sense at that moment. I just went back and read your blog post about the experience. My morning started much the same way – funny how you never see it coming yet it alters your whole life but for the better. :)

  • Leigh Reply

    Hell yes to not apologizing! And, what an awesome montage of memories for 2010. Best wishes for an even better 2011.

    • Matt Cheuvront Reply

      Thanks, Leigh. Cheers to you and here’s to an even better 2011 (though 2010 will be hard to top)!

  • Krista Reply

    I love your list. It’s crazy to see what happens when a job is lost. I’m in the same boat and it has been a whirlwind of a crazy year. And it’s amazing what comes to mind when you only have five minutes. Here’s to a great 2011!

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