Just Listen!

Just Listen!

Listen to who’s talking until they are done Have you listened lately? In the past 24 hours – or even in the past week – how often have you listened to someone without thinking ahead about what you’re going to say? Be honest! Yes, people can be annoying and go on and on about themselves [...]

Open Doors

Open Doors

Open the door for someone and let them go in before you Directions: Every day we go in and out of doors. Of course, you always hold the door open for the people going out or coming in, don’t you? Then we’re just preaching to the choir, aren’t we? Recommended Frequency: Every time you go [...]

Write a Note

Write a Note

Write a note of appreciation Directions: Buy a set of Thank You cards so you have them handy whenever someone does something that you appreciate. Write a short note and hand-deliver or mail it, depending on their location. Recommended Frequency: Whenever you feel appreciation Expected Benefits Appreciation Personal satisfaction Clicking the button below will take [...]

Collaborate with Others

Collaborate with Others

Look for opportunities to work with others to solve tough problems together Directions: No person is an island. Sometimes the best way to figure out a problem is to have someone else work with you. It doesn’t matter if it’s their idea, or your idea – the idea is to work together and come up [...]

Encouraging Words

Encouraging Words

Go ahead and make someone’s day every day by writing a note Sometimes encouraging words make all the difference. According to an article in Social and Personality Psychology Compass, positive feedback increases people’s confidence that they are able to pursue their goals. The best way to give that feedback when someone isn’t there is to [...]