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In the day and age of emails, you need to find a way to stand out - and the thank-you letter just might be your gateway to do so. If done poorly, however, it could also mark the end of your rat race.
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Canada has a well-deserved reputation as one of the friendliest, most polite countries in the world, and you don't have to look far to see why. Yes, we say "I'm sorry" a lot, but we actually say "Thank you" a lot more -- almost twice as often as "I'm sorry," in fact.
This Mother's Day, make her day extra special by taking the time to tell her how much you care. For all that moms do day in and day out and how much they have done over the years, they deserve to know how much you appreciate them.
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"Please" and "thank you" are simple words, and yet it seems that most people don't use them enough. Basic etiquette is often missing in society, in both our personal lives as well as our professional ones. You can make yourself stand out in a rude society by remembering your manners, treating people as respected individuals, and doing what others are unwilling to do.
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Have you thanked your doctor lately? How about all those other really important people in your life, who truly contribute to your happiness and well-being. My doctor just retired. It was a moment. She...
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If I reflect back on the past few years of my life, the omnipotent messages from The Power of Intention by Dr. Wayne Dyer were the catalyst for so many of the positive, profound changes in my life. This book woke me up and set my life trajectory on an entirely different path.
You are the father to our children yet we don't say it enough. Thank you. Thank you for being a pillars of strength. Thank you for embracing fatherhood and all it has to offer. The runny noses and diaper blowouts leave much to be desired but you have always faced them head on.
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Saying "thank you" is not just polite, it's the simplest way to put a smile on someone's face. And if you're travelling, it's also a great way to show gratitude and respect. Card retailers, TinyPrints...
This Thanksgiving, I have to ask -- have you thanked your investors lately? That's right, your investors. Not the power brokers on Bay Street or Wall Street, but the people who were there for you from the very beginning.
It's 11 pm at the Hampton Inn in a Seattle suburb. I close the curtains, shutting out the lights from all the big box stores around me. It's not what you call late by any stretch but my body is weary....
Thanksgiving falls on Monday, Oct. 12 this year and what better way to say "thanks" than through song? So we've compiled a Turkey Day playlist that will help you do exactly that, with thankful tunes...
When you're in the earliest days of your start-up, you are completely head down, focused on your product and you don't have much time for reaching out, and you're certainly not relying upon others to help you. And then you hit your first time where you need to solicit advice, hire contractors, or to network, you encounter your first Great Wait. So, what do you do when you're forced into a Great Wait?
Showing up empty-handed to a holiday party is one of those universal don'ts. It's not university, folks -- although showing up with a 6-pack is better than nothing (just make sure it's not Old Milwauk...