gratitude

 

Saying Thank You Can Boost Morale

As budgets shrink and burnout increases it is more important to keep your employees engaged. Saying thank you and showing […]
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Acknowledge Those Who Helped You

In an episode of “Mad Men” Bert Cooper tells Don Draper that “Sacajawea carried a baby on her back all the way to the Pacific Ocean. And […]
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Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus

Every year at this time we republish this 1897 editorial from the New York Sun. Right-year-old Virginia Hanlon wrote to the paper to ask if there was really a Santa Claus. In 2020, the response is just as appropriate if not more so. With everything we …

Small Ways To Show Appreciation And Gratitude

You don’t need grand gestures to show your employees you appreciate them. Sometimes, it’s the little, everyday things that matter most. Start by checking in with each of your employees regularly. Give them the space to share what they’re doing or worki…

To Build Resilience, Write Down What You’re Grateful For

When it comes to building your emotional resilience, nothing does more good than maintaining a positive outlook and regularly expressing gratitude. These two actions have been shown to decrease anxiety, reduce symptoms of illness, and improve the quali…

Say Thank You For Routine Things

There is far too little praise and appreciation in most work environments. Even those who are good about giving positive feedback can tend to reserve it for “above and beyond” moments. Yet, the routine work that people are expected to do ev…

Yes Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus

In 1897, eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun, and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial. The work of veteran newsman Francis Pharcellus Church stands as a reminder of what the Christmas seas…

To Build Resilience, Write Down What You’re Grateful For

When it comes to building your emotional resilience, nothing does more good than maintaining a positive outlook and regularly expressing gratitude. These two actions have been shown to decrease anxiety, reduce symptoms of illness, and improve the quali…

Let Gratitude Guide Your Self-Improvement Efforts

When we ask ourselves where we can improve, the list often comes from our shortcomings: maybe we talk too much, waste too much time, or focus on low-priority things. So we think about improving by reversing the list: talk less, be more  productive, foc…