You give a gift and the recipient doesn’t thank you. What would you do in the situation?
Three ways to handle it :
- That’s easy: Don’t give another one! -Jack Marshall
- This, is to me, is one of the most egregious ethical transgressions. After an objectionable amount of thankless time has passed, send an email that’s says “Hope you’re enjoying you’re our cilantro soy candle/subscription to Peafowl Quarterly/Clive Owen blow-up doll – Faith Sale
- If you give the gift to hear thank you, you probably gave it for the wrong reason. Just let it go and remember to say thank you next time you receive a present. -Pastor Rudy Rasmus
I am personally on the fence between number one and three. I like to think of gift giving as a kindness exchange. I believe the gifts should come from your heart first and your wallet second. I also think the phrase, “Thank you” is one of the most powerful sentences we can ever utter.