Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and as everyone on campus hurries to finish up their work and settle in to break to enjoy a little rest and relaxation with family and friends it’s important that we take time to show our gratitude. This is important at every stage in life – your ‘attitude of gratitude’ can help you more than you think, and may just help someone else along the way too.
- Be Grateful for People’s Time & Energy
Acknowledge and thank everyone who helps you, even if it is in the tiniest way.
- Send a Note of Thanks
Yes, an actual handwritten note.
- Lend a Helping Hand
Remember you have to give to receive.
- Exude Positivity
Your positive vibes will help attract positive things and people into your life.
These tips can be particularly important in your professional life, for more information on how your ‘attitude of gratitude’ can help open the door to a new opportunity checkout this article “The Power of Gratitude: How Giving Thanks Can Help Your Job Search” by Lynne Sarikas, Director of the MBA Career Center at Northeastern University.
This holiday season try to keep a list or at least pause and think of the things you are thankful for and see what type of success, either personal or professional, comes your way just from focusing on what is right!