Anatomy of a Thank-You note

Why, you ask, should your children learn to write thank-yous?(Uh, because they are not wild animals?) Correctly written, a note imparts true gratitude to the giver. While a verbal “thank you” is also appropriate, having them put their thoughts into writing memorializes the giver’s thoughtfulness, time, expense, and effort in a way that is not [...]

‘Thank You’ Goes a Long Way at Work

AOL jobs has an article about saying ‘Thank-you’ at work. Here is the highlight:
Each November, the idea of giving thanks takes center stage in many people’s minds. But in the business world, knowing how — and when — to give thanks is always valuable, regardless of the season. Properly thanking a colleague, mentor, reference or [...]