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…

5 Ways to Show Support on Administrative Professionals Day 2021

What to give on Administrative Professionals Day? If you’re asking the question, you’re already ahead of the game. After the year we’ve had, the workplace hasn’t been the same—and it may not be what we expect a year from now! With widespread hybrid work measures in place, April 21’s Administrative Assistant Day (a.k.a. Admin Day,…

How to Say Get Well to a Colleague

From a business perspective, taking a sick day has come to mean taking some time off work to recover. To keep co-workers well. To temporarily put productivity on hold. But having a colleague who’s out sick can feel personal, too—especially when the leave is prolonged. After all, you spend a good part of your waking…

Gifts for New Business Owners & Small Business Owners

Starting a new business or (running one) is an exciting time. These new and small business owners have worked hard turning their ideas into reality and are probably very busy in keeping them operational. While you may want to congratulate them on this great accomplishment with a gift, you may be wondering what to give…