Thank You Notes

When was the last time you wrote a thank you note?  Here’s another question: When was the last time you wrote a thank you note and really meant it.

Early this week I sat down and wrote out some notes to people (sent via USPS even).  One note was a thank you to a couple who saw me by myself during a networking event and immediately headed my direction and made me feel right at home.  It was a short note, but it felt really good to write it and acknowledge the kindness.

I started to think about other notes I’ve written to people, email or otherwise.  I realized I probably don’t send as many as I should.  It also reminded me of a thank you email I sent almost a year and a half ago. Generally you don’t thank someone for something like this, unless it’s dripping with sarcasm.  I assure that my thank you was heartfelt.  What was I thanking someone for?  It was a bad review I received that I mark as the start of the journey that lead me to become a coach.

In the next couple days write a thank you note or a note acknowledging someone for something they did.  It will raise your spirit and the spirit of the person receiving it.

2 thoughts on “Thank You Notes

  1. “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care” ~Joe Schroeder.. Evie, your thoughts are right on. I love getting thank you notes and sending them, and I MEAN everyone that leaves my hands 😉 Thanks for sharing!

  2. How great to live a life in appreciation of all that surrounds us. It always lift our spirit, warm our heart, celebrate our soul. Thanks for the reminder to always acknowledges the things people have done for you. 🙂

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