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Thank You Notes

The Profound Impact of a Teacher

Michael Geheren | Posted 08.19.2014 | Education
Michael Geheren

While it is a simple gesture, I encourage you to thank a former teacher. Send a quick email or better yet a handwritten note. Tell them where you are and how they shaped your life. I think that simple message can go a long way.

4 Ways to Make Your Child Love to Write Thank-You Notes

Matt Richardson | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Matt Richardson

If you've ever tried to learn a second language in your 20s or beyond then there is a good chance you've added your two cents to the common complain...

You Can Guess Where This Is Going

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 08.09.2014 | Comedy

Jimmy Fallon's latest round of Thank You Notes had some tough love for "Expendables 3", "The Today Show" and fish sticks. But it also explained a myst...

How To Make The World a Better Place: 4 Lessons on Founding a Non-Profit

Christopher Molaro | Posted 08.04.2014 | Small Business
Christopher Molaro

To be sure, there are many ways one can try to change and help their community, big or small. Admittedly, there are more effective and less effectiv...

Jimmy Fallon Calls Geysers 'Nature's Bidets' Because They Are

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 07.19.2014 | Comedy

Jimmy Fallon predicted the future of Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes' unborn child while writing his thank you notes on "The Tonight Show" on Friday, July...

Jimmy Fallon Says What We're All Thinking About Flip-Flops

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 07.12.2014 | Comedy

Jimmy Fallon wrote some thank you notes on the Friday, July 11 episode of "The Tonight Show" and gave special shout outs to cookie dough, the Target l...

Florida Has Jimmy Feeling Very Thankful And Sweaty

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.20.2014 | Comedy

"The Tonight Show's" last day in Florida had Jimmy Fallon feeling very thankful. He was thankful for all the kindness people showed him, all the fun t...

The Brazilian Waxing Manifesto

Mara Menachem | Posted 08.04.2014 | Style
Mara Menachem

When you think of the reasons you would be on the receiving end of a handwritten thank you note, it's not because you were the recipient of a Brazi...

7 Reasons To Bring Back Thank You Notes

Brie Dyas | Posted 07.28.2014 | HuffPost Home
Brie Dyas

With virtually all communication shifting to email, text and maybe -- just maybe -- phone calls, the thank-you note has become a rarity. (Even rarer: Actual letters, but that's another rant for another time.)

10 People You Should Send a Thank-You Note To

Matt Richardson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Matt Richardson

There is a reason nearly everyone keeps the handwritten notes they've received in a shoebox or a special drawer in their desk. Have you ever heard of a shoebox that contains printed out thank-you emails? E-cards? I haven't.

8 Reasons Your Kid Won't Write Thank You Notes

Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.22.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

This may be the easiest post I ever wrote. You want eight reasons why your child doesn't write thank-you notes? Here you go.

The First Thing You Should Do After a Job Rejection

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

Rats! You've received the dreaded "thank you for your interest but..." letter, and you really thought you were going to get that job. Maybe you were the number 2 or number 3 candidate. What now? Move on to the next opportunity, right? Of course. But first...

Thank You, Easter Bunnies... For Ruining All Our Lives

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 04.12.2014 | Comedy

Who knew saying the word "two" over and over again could be so much fun? Jimmy Fallon, that's who. Watch the latest installment of "Thank You Notes...

Do Yourself A Favor & Watch This Insane Edition Of 'Thank You Notes'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 03.15.2014 | Comedy

Jimmy Fallon's "Thank You Notes" segment has become so much more than just thank you notes. It's basically a free pass for Fallon, Higgins and The Roo...

'Oh, Man, This Whole Show's Going To Hell In A Handbasket'

Posted 03.01.2014 | Comedy

This week's edition of "Thank You Notes" featured all of our favorite things: pothead dogs, ridiculous tangents and laughing fits. There was also an "...

I See What You're Saying

EllynAnne Geisel | Posted 04.20.2014 | Denver
EllynAnne Geisel

I recently received an email from a company seeking my business. The message contained so many symbols, it appeared more a drawing upon a cave dwellin...

How to Say Thank You After a Job Interview

Kristian Schwartz | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Kristian Schwartz

Should I send an email or handwritten thank-you after a job interview? It's a question I get asked almost daily as an executive search consultant. My answer is, yes and yes.

Long Live the Art of Handwritten Notes (In the Business World)

Kristian Schwartz | Posted 03.27.2014 | Business
Kristian Schwartz

I work in executive search. It's a relationship business. Period. Yet, to reinforce these relationships and truly thank someone for their time, whether a referral or even a search assignment, nothing comes close to a handwritten note.

Jimmy Fallon Nails The Target Security Hack

Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

Jimmy Fallon can't let the weekend begin without writing out his "Thank You Notes," and he even finds the time to play a game of sound effects charade...

Uncommon Courtesy

Mike Julianelle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Mike Julianelle

Because despite how obnoxious and out of control and rude and selfish my toddler often is, he's often more polite than most adults I encounter, including Yours Truly. At least my toddler has an excuse for those times that he behaves badly: He's a toddler. What's ours?

The Old-Fashioned Habit I'm Glad My Kids Will Have

Lori Ferraro | Posted 03.08.2014 | Parents
Lori Ferraro

It's important to give thanks, in person and on paper. To let the people in our lives know that we are grateful. Not just for the things that they have given to us but for their presence in our lives. For their friendship. For their love and their kindness.

New Year's Resolutions for the Modern Lady

Vana Dabney | Posted 03.03.2014 | Comedy
Vana Dabney

While making resolutions can be productive, let's face it, women are way too hard on themselves. So, instead of lofty goals of losing hundreds of pounds, swearing off chocolate forever, and meeting your prince, I propose we start small.

Extra Thanks for VBA Workers From Your Nerd-in-Residence

Craig Newmark | Posted 02.26.2014 | Impact
Craig Newmark

(the Winston-Salem VARO before and after pictures, showing VBMS kicking in for real...) The Dept of Veterans Affairs does a lot of different thing...

THIS Is The Type Of Holiday Gift Every Teacher Wants

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 12.20.2013 | Good News

When math teacher Jennifer Davis looked in her school mailbox last week, she found the perfect holiday gift. Davis, who teaches at West Mesquite H...

Bloomberg Helps Jimmy Fallon Write Thank You Notes

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.14.2013 | Comedy

On Friday's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," Michael Bloomberg dropped in to help Jimmy Fallon pen some thank you notes to New York City. "I've only...