I said this to a life-long friend recently. He couldn’t believe his ears. He reminded me that dad had written me hundreds of letters over the years, prior to his death in 2005. Each of them was signed, “Love, Dad.” They were his way of expressing love to me. Today, my biggest regret is losing […]
The old saying goes: “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” Strike that…it’s not who you know, but how well you know them. I have a very warm network of over 300 people. This network is solely responsible for my last three jobs (and 100% of my job offers), all of my consulting […]
Two words not said enough, by bosses, by spouses, by friends, or by strangers on the street. Well, today we can change that.
Why today? Because it’s Thank You Thursday!
One of my favorite authors, Jon Gordon, wrote about Thank You Thursdays a while back and it is something I have put into practice almost every Thursday without fail.
Every Thursday, I write at least one handwritten thank you note. I usually also send at least one thank you email. That is a minimum of 104 out of the blue, well thought out, intentional “thank yous” every year, usually three to four times that many.