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A Season of Thanks

Don’t forget to appreciate your work people


Thanksgiving is coming up in the US, and it is a good time to express appreciation for your colleagues and team members. This post gives you inspiration for things you could say with a sample set of appreciate quotes from, as well as actions you could take from motivosity. Hopefully this sparks your creativity for authentic thank you’s that come from the your heart.

Appreciation Quotes

  • If I sang the praises of your hard work, I would lose my voice pretty quickly!
  • Thank you for your tireless work. Nothing matches your stamina.
  • It means so much that we can always depend on you.
  • I thought I worked hard, and then I met you. Thank you for all that you do!
  • You do not stop until the job gets done correctly and completely.
  • Your hard work makes our jobs that much easier and more enjoyable. Thank you for always contributing 100%!
  • Work is not always easy, but you always make it look easy! Thank you for your grit and grace under pressure.
  • Thank you for always being a team player. Your selflessness and commitment to your colleagues has not gone unnoticed!
  • Every single day, you show us what excellence looks like.
  • Thank you for a job well done—every time. It makes my job easier knowing I can depend on you.

Appreciation Actions

  • Hire a local band for a lunch concert
  • In-office masseuse visit or DIY spa kit
  • Cornhole championship
  • Cooking class
  • Desk toys
  • Virtual escape room
  • Personalized thank you video
  • LipSync battle
  • Pet care package
  • Streaming subscription
  • Movie and a dinner
  • Donate to a favorite charity on their behalf
  • Board game happy hour
  • Bleacher seats for a sporting event
  • Karaoke party
  • Lunch on the company (in-person or delivered)
  • Gift certificate for favorite restaurant

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