THANKS !

Thank you so much for being with me again today.

I started today off with two of the three most important words in the English language. I started off with ‘Thank you.’ These two words along with ‘Please’ make up the three most important words. We teach our kids that they are magic words. They are words which make us want to act and feel good when we have.

These three words are free, and they make both the sender and the receiver feel better. Do you feel better when helping someone who says please, or when they just ask for something and don’t say please? Chances are, please puts the request on a higher plane of being accomplished.

I have seen emails where supervisors and managers are reminded not to say thank you too much to the employees. I cannot understand any reason for that request. Hearing a ‘Thank you’ means a lot to anyone it is directed at. And in the case of employees, we have to remember that they are usually the only people in a company who actually do value added to any products sold to a customer. These people deserve a thank you from everyone in the company, top down.

So, when you are out and around about, please remember your please and thank yous’. The words actually are magic, because they make both the sender and the receiver feel better.

Thank you for joining me today. Please join me again tomorrow.

 

Author: Mike Balof

Mike Balof, MEd, develops intensive, interactive courses which have helped contract manufacturing and nonprofit institutions. He taught youth and adults seeking employment to better represent themselves, leading many of them to successful careers. Mike taught in corporate training, teaching adults and high school students to build computers, work as a team, and to identify and fix problems using a myriad of tools from Total Quality Management(TQM), to 8-D, to Six Sigma. Mike now turns his talents to helping fellow veterans reach their objectives and desires through continuous performance improvement. As we start to live in a post knowledge world, where a doubling of common knowledge shrinks from months to days, our essential skills will include how we interact with those around us. Mike believes there is hope for growth and opportunity for everyone. Everyone has the opportunity to retool and find the career they want. Mike strives to present students of all ages, abilities, and means with a full plate of options for learning.

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