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Is Saying “Thank You” a Lost and Underappreciated Art?

I’ve been saying “thank you” a lot lately and it feels good. After my last flight on Southwest Airlines, I stopped to tell the pilot and attendants how much I appreciated their attentiveness and on-time performance. I wrote a thank-you email to my Diamond Certified tree company in December because the crew did an excellent job pruning my large trees. When I had trouble resolving a problem with my health insurance company, a staff member kept communicating with me even though it took a few weeks to untangle. Afterward, I asked for her supervisor’s name so I could write a complimentary letter for her personnel file. The last time I was in the grocery store, I told the cashier and bagger how much I love shopping there because of their smiles, quality produce, and service. Continue reading “Is Saying “Thank You” a Lost and Underappreciated Art?” »

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Giving Thanks

Practice gratitude, any time of the year. Photo: Clough Construction, 2016

Practice gratitude, any time of the year. Photo: Clough Construction, 2016

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we’ve been thinking a lot about gratitude. So, we put the question to some of our Diamond Certified Experts: What are you thankful for? Here’s what they said:

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Sergiu Deac, president of Best Construction: “I’m thankful for this country adopting me. I’m thankful for every day that I’m an American citizen. I can do what I like and I’m thankful for being healthy. I thank God for my family.” Continue reading “Giving Thanks” »

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What Are You Thankful For?

Here are just a few of the many things we’re grateful for this Thanksgiving. Photos: American Ratings Corporation, 2015

What are you thankful for? We put this question to some Diamond Certified company owners and a handful of American Ratings Corporation (ARC) employees. Here’s what they said:

The sweet life. Photo: Awnco Retractables, 2015

The sweet life. Photo: Awnco Retractables, 2015

“I’m thankful that every day, my two children and I get to wake up to a beautiful sunrise and deer and rabbits playing in our yard. It’s a very sweet life we have.” —Leila Jacobsen, Owner, Awnco Retractables Continue reading “What Are You Thankful For?” »

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