Tag Archive: Gratitude

Nearly 80% say Lack of Appreciation is a Major Reason for Leaving

One highly motivated leader said, “A simple pat on the back would sure feel good.” 79 percent of employees who quit their jobs claim that a lack of appreciation was a major reason… Continue reading

6 Things I Learned (or relearned) in 2020

6 things I learned (or relearned) in 2020 #1. Contribute: Tom Rath answered my long-nagging concerns about self-indulgent-passion-following by focusing on contributing. The question is how to use your talent to make the… Continue reading

Where is the Power to Face the Future with Courage and Gratitude

The future is inhabited by phantoms. Hoping for clarity, stability, or security amplifies anxiety. Nostalgia pulls you toward a glamorized past. But the future, like the ghost of Christmas Yet To Come, never… Continue reading

5 Things I Learned From 30 Days of Gratitude

My gratitude practice: Record one point of gratitude every day. (It must be written, not simply thought.) Lessons from 30 days of gratitude: #1. Gratitude is disproportionately beneficial. Overall, November was more enjoyable… Continue reading

The Five Freedoms of Gratitude

“Ingratitude is the essence of vileness.” Immanuel Kant Ingratitude is weak, small, ugly, arrogant, and contagious. Unthankful leaders repel healthy followers. Companions of ingratitude: Fear. Entitlement. Envy. Blame. Anger. Freedom: Gratitude is freedom.… Continue reading

You Have to See This – An Experiment in Gratitude

Gratefulness turns unhappiness on its head. People run toward gratefulness and away from ingratitude. Thankfulness feels like love.Ungratefulness feels like hate. Gratitude invites.Ingratitude repels. Gratitude transforms. Gratitude project: Think of someone who has… Continue reading