Clarity- is it hard to impart in an email or electronically?
I have just read a note thanking a group of us for hosting a celebration. It was long and detailed. To be honest I stopped reading half way through and could not tell you what he wrote.
However, there were a couple of words that really resonated for me – ”thank you for the community, the support and the love” – this resonated but I thought the rest was just padding. Was this just my interpretation or was there really a lot of bla bla?
What I am suggesting is that we are clear what we are thanking someone for, we can explain our feelings and why we are grateful for an action, saying what need it has met – support, appreciation, the opportunity to be heard, but don’t go on and on. In my opinion, it muddies the water and the gratitude gets lost in all the words. We get confused with the thoughts and their meaning. Look for clarity.
Keep it so simple ….KISS that way the message will get through with clarity.