Art of the written word

Metro News

Metro News

by Denise Barnard

Survey suggests handwritten notes mean more to employees than other forms of communication

Whenever my former boss wrote comments like “Good!” and “Nice work” on stories I edited, it had the same effect as a gold star in school: I felt proud and determined to do a good job again. I’ve kept her thoughtful handwrit ten birthday and Christmas cards; I can’t say the same for equally lovely emails and e-cards.

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