I don’t know about you, but I am terrible at sending written notes. I hear it is a problem with my generation, but I think every generation is losing their will to send out hand written notes. This is really too bad because people truly feel appreciated and cared about when you take a little extra time out of your day to write a special note. Luckily for us, we can start 2012 off right because January is National Thank You Month!
First let’s recap on how to write a thank you note. (For some of us it might have been awhile!)
1. Start with a greeting and the Recipient's name.
a. Dear Baudville Blog Readers,
2. Express your gratitude to them for something they have specifically done.
a. I really appreciate your dedication to reading our blog posts and your desire to change your employees’ experience in the workplace. I truly enjoy all your wonderful comments and ideas.
3. Express your thanks once again and sign your name.
a. Thanks for being so awesome,
Dear Baudville Blog Readers,
I really appreciate your dedication to reading our blog posts and your
desire to change your employee’s experience in the workplace. I truly
enjoy all your wonderful comments and ideas.
Thanks for being awesome,
WOW, it really is that easy to brighten up someone’s day! So why don’t we write thank yous more often?
Here to help are some of Baudville’s great products and themes that you can use to say thanks!
Write a hand written note of thanks on our Thanks for All You Do! themed
Shout Out, then post the Shout Out. The nice thing about Shout Outs is
that it gives you a little cheat sheet with ideas to recognize team
members for. This is located right above the individual Shout Out sheets
that you tear off to write a note.
Recognize a job well done with one of our fun and colorful Thank You themed pocket praise. Pocket Praises are small cards that are perfect for setting on a desktop or hanging on the wall of a cubicle.
Say thanks in a unique way. Our G-Thanks themed Birchwood note cards are an eco-friendly way to express your gratitude. Wooden note cards can be easily written on with a pen, pencil, or marker.
Leave a quick thank you sticky note at a team member’s desk. Our Thank You themed Sticky Note Booklet comes with many sized sticky notes for you to choose from.
So, let’s take 5 minutes out of our weeks this month to write a team member a thank you note. That’s 5 thank you notes and 25 minutes out of the whole month of January. We can do it!
Share some of your hand written thank you note tips with me!
Kendra is the newest Baudvillian. She is currently an advertising intellectual at Grand Valley State University, and is ecstatic about the change of atmosphere as Baudville’s web marketing intern. Watch out because this young professional just touched down at Baudville.