Introduction – The Power of Thanks

There is incredible power in the word Thanks.

When people are thanked for a job well done, they feel a sense of purpose. They love their work. They are inspired to do even better. They have a tremendous sense of loyalty to their employer. And every day, they come to work looking for new ways to do more to help the company surpass its goals.

For modern businesses today, thanks is not only a new way to drive employee performance. Thanks is a unifying force that gets business results, inspires great workplaces, creates the right culture, and helps to secure—even create—a competitive advantage.

A Culture of Recognition

Culture is the heart and soul of any organization. Culture drives competitive advantage. Culture ...

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