Posts Tagged ‘ appreciation ’

Affordable Ways to Show Customers Sincere Appreciation

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November 19, 2018
Affordable Ways to Show Customers Sincere Appreciation

There are hundreds of ways to show appreciation for your customers this holiday season—even on a shoestring budget. Many businesses hold off until closer to mid-December to deliver gifts to clients, but Thanksgiving is also an ideal time to show them appreciation with gifts or notes of thanks. Here are four ways to apply...
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Every Day Should Be National Employee Appreciation Day

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March 6, 2018
Every Day Should Be National Employee Appreciation Day

Each first Friday in March is Employee Appreciation Day. While not all companies observe it, some reserve it as an official day on which to honor and celebrate their employees. Whether on the official day or any other, here are four reasons to show employees appreciation. Appreciation matters as much as money to some...
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Show Some Love to Customers on Valentine’s Day and Beyond

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February 13, 2018
Show Some Love to Customers on Valentine’s Day and Beyond

Valentine’s Day provides a perfect opportunity to apply Dale Carnegie’s 2nd Human Relations principle, ‘Give honest, sincere appreciation.’ This pioneer of positive relationships once said, “Action seems to follow feeling, but really action and feeling go together; and by regulating the action, which is under the more direct control of the will, we can indirectly regulate the...
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What’s Your Praise-to-Criticism Ratio?

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January 8, 2018
What’s Your Praise-to-Criticism Ratio?

Criticism is hard to swallow for many people. Turns out it’s even harder to undo. Dr. Gottman and Robert Levenson started studying the difference between happy and unhappy couples during the 1970s. They discovered that the key factor between the two is the balance between positive and negative interactions. They computed a “magic ratio”...
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Three Reasons Giving Gratitude Year Round Is Good for Business

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November 18, 2016
Three Reasons Giving Gratitude Year Round Is Good for Business

It’s common for businesses to show customer and employee appreciation during the holidays, however some organizations are differentiating themselves by weaving such efforts into their daily and weekly plans.  This approach to appreciation is benefitting their bottom line and more.  Here are three reasons to give gratitude all year long. Showing appreciation increases employee...
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