5 Ways to Make the Most of Administrative Professionals

Administrative Professional Day is one of our favorite celebrations at Spoonful of Comfort. For starters, we have the pleasure of working with countless executive assistants (EAs) and other administrative professionals as part of our corporate gifting service.  As we help fulfill orders for sympathy gift baskets, get well packages, customized marketing gifts, or (rather impressive!)…

A Month for Women

During the month of March—Women’s History Month—Spoonful of Comfort is happily taking part in honoring the contributions of women in the workplace and beyond. International Women’s Day is celebrated each year on March 8th and is a reminder of all the wonderful reasons to celebrate and utilize the significant talents and capabilities of the feminine…

Real Meals for Virtual Meetings

Today’s workplace is witnessing the development of a new normal. Terms like “hybrid teams,” and “people-first organizations” are the new office vocabulary, and new job titles are popping up, such as “Head of Remote.”  Joe Giglio, author of Making Remote Work, Work for You, has predicted that “smaller, nimble startups will continue to lead the…

Holistic Wellness in the Workplace

Health in the workplace has taken on more layers of meaning than ever with pandemic responses and shifts toward remote work. While changes haven’t been easy, it has also been a prime opportunity for learning and growth. For businesses, the lessons from recent years are likely to change the corporate world forever—for the better! Companies…

How to Write a Thank You Note at Work

Isn’t it wonderful to have an entire month dedicated to gratitude? November is special. One of the best parts of going to work and being a part of a team with other humans is the opportunity to express appreciation. Every person you work with brings unique value to projects and to the organization. Perhaps not…

The Art of Apology: Saying Sorry at Work

Mistakes are a natural and important part of life. It’s unlikely that any of us make it through a day without making at least a few, but that’s a good thing because it means we’re always being presented with opportunities to learn. Opportunities for self-improvement aren’t limited to our lives at home, they extend into…

Appropriate Sympathy Gift Ideas for a Co-worker

When a co-worker is going through a traumatic time, it’s important to show that you care. It’s also important to do it in a kind and considerate way. Each situation is different, and each person is unique. This compilation of resources will help you find the appropriate sympathy gift for your co-worker. Comfort and Caring…

Congratulations and Recognition in the Workplace

By reading this article, you’re already showing what you value: Commitment. Going the extra mile. Making your workplace better for everyone. Well done. Now admit it. That felt pretty good, right? Everyone likes being acknowledged, whether for a simple task or for reaching a new milestone in life. It’s human nature to want to be…

Sympathy Message Examples in the Workplace

Writing a sympathy note for someone’s loss is always a challenge. Words rarely seem sufficient to convey the comfort you intend. It can feel even more daunting in a professional setting when you’re not sure how to address a very emotional and personal situation. However, a condolence message for the loss of a loved one…

Sharing Sympathy with Coworkers and Colleagues

Writing a condolence note is never easy. Sending words of sympathy, already a sensitive and emotional area, in a professional context can be even more difficult. However, people grieving a loved one or experiencing the loss of someone close to them are the same people you know and care about at work. Spending the majority…

4 Up-Front Ways to Support Frontline Workers

We’ve been hearing a lot about frontline workers lately. They’re the nurses, grocery clerks, senior living assistants, and gas station attendants. They’re the postal workers, teachers, delivery drivers, first responders, and doctors. They’re the people we’ve always counted on. And for the past year, we’ve appreciated how much they matter. Appreciation, as you know, is…