Thanks for sharing your idea, Christine Nguyen ! I like this idea, but I had a few questions:
- How would the "post-it board" scale for companies that have more than a few dozen employees, and won't occupy the same workspace? - Would the post-it's be written and addressed to one recipient, or would they be anonymized? - What makes post-it's the optimal medium for expressions of gratitude?
I wonder if this same idea wouldn't be more effective on a communication platform that the company already uses, such as Slack. A variety of companies already use internal communication platforms, and integrating a board with expressions of gratitude into these platforms could increase visibility and further inspire positive behavior.
Thanks so much for sharing your idea, Jae! I enjoyed reading your post, and I haven't seen anything like this idea in any of my time working on this challenge. I was wondering how you would reconcile the idea of general, anonymous expressions of gratitude with the importance of affirming and championing individual contributions in the workforce. Often, the most powerful experiences of affirmation come from personal and direct conversations which directly tie the gratitude to the recipient. Do you think that similar benefits can be generated from anonymized gratitude, and how? Could this solution be iterated to reveal the intended recipient of the gratitude at a later time, to get the benefits of both anonymity and personal feedback?