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Appreciation at Work Goes a Long Way

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This past August, an article was published in the Wall Street Journal titled “It Pays to Give Thanks at the Office.” The article explored the idea that an employee is more likely to be motivated by feeling appreciated for doing his or her job than by money.

According to the article, gratitude in the workplace is something that is hard to come by these days. Generally, receiving recognition for a job well done is a great feeling – it makes people feel good about themselves, and they are going to keep looking for that “good feeling” of being appreciated by continuing to make positive choices. The same can apply to any type of job setting. Employees who are congratulated and thanked for their accomplishments, or simply told to keep up the good work, are going to feel more inspired to work hard.