Re: Your "Well Done" File

Subject: Re: Your "Well Done" File
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 7 May 2009 14:39:02 -0400

I had a "Feel Good Folder" at my last full time job. I kept emails,
notes, and such in there as a morale booster (and as a review
reminder). I think it's good practice to do something like this,
especially for a time-out on those days you feel the world is using
you as a diaper pail. ;)

On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 1:18 PM, Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net> wrote:
> So sorry. No matter how often I set Verizon webmail to Plain Text, it switches back to, evidently, the formatting of the last post I responded to. I am slowly training myself to check the setting every time, but I missed it this last time.
> OK, so, my topic was, do you have  file in which you store complimentary notes on reviews? I do; it's  at home, since as a contractor I change employers so frequently. I look at it when I need reassurance that someone other than fellow tech writers values what I do.
> My favorite item in it is a post-it note that came back to me unintentionally. An editor (yes, this was at a company that had editors) had passed my document on to another editor and her note said, "Sorry this is such a rush; the upside is that she's the best of the bunch." In the context, it was clear that "she" referred to me.
> Anyway, I just got a very nice "Brava" from a reviewer.
> Do you have a "Well Done" file or something similar? What do you have in it? Does it improve your morale?

Bill Swallow
Twitter: @techcommdood

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