Saying thank you.
From the amount of cards I have in my arsenal, you can rest assured that I’m always ready to compose a heartfelt message when the need arises.
This week there was a very good reason.
My connection with a local doctor is that I train her mother. The relationship has gone on for years. Every month I email her an invoice with a chatty update. A few days later I receive a cheque in the mail with a small note of thanks.
We have done this for years. The system works.
Five years ago she referred a patient to me. The impact of her passing along my name and endorsing what I do changed my life and the work I do today.
This past week she was filling in for my doctor. We got to meet face to face. Not only did I give her a card and gift… but I got to tell her how grateful I am.
In a world of emails and texts and posts on Facebook, the simple act of giving a card and saying kind words has become a rare occurrence.
What’s not rare are all the reasons why we should.
Who will you thank today?