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Appreciation and Flattery

The next time you enjoy a steak at the dinner, send word to the chef that it was excellently prepared, and when a tired salesman shows you unusual courtesy, please mention it.

Every lecturer, minister, and public speaker knows the discouragement of pouring himself or herself out to an audience and not receiving a single ripple of appreciative comments. What applies to professionals applies doubly to workers in offices, shops, and factories, and to our families and friends. In our  interpersonal relationships, we should never forget that all our associates are human beings and hunger for appreciation. It’s the legal tender that all souls enjoy.

  • One of the most neglected virtue of our day is Appreciation. Honest Appreciation gets results, criticism and ridicule fails. Continue reading