Office Generosity

Flower ArrangementEver stopped to think about the everyday gifts from your colleagues?  Yes, cards and wine and flowers are appreciated, but it’s the everyday gifts that make a big difference.

Cheerful greetings and thank yous lift your mood, and inspire you to pass them along.

Witty banter and knowing smiles break the tension, and create human connections that outlive the current project or employer.

Simple responsiveness and clear communication are refreshing, when the day’s problems are complex and you feel misunderstood, or ignored.

Even unpleasant words can be gifts, an opportunity to practice important life skills like patience, listening, and kindness.

Co-worker status is temporary, so while you can, take a moment to appreciate the generosity of your colleagues.

Dedicated to all the people who have made employment so much more than a paycheck.

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