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Thank You For Your Business

I got off the plane last week and the flight attendant said, "Thank you for your business."

It's nice to be thanked and I'm glad this airline appreciates customers in this way. You may have a similar practice at your store or organization.

But gratitude can't be merely a transaction, used when the exchange of money for services or products happens. 

You can thank people for other things, too. You can thank people for their:

  • Honesty
  • Insight
  • Support
  • Humor
  • Encouragement
  • Patience
  • Work
  • Sacrifice
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