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Be Thankful

Updated: Sep 14, 2023


The statement "a person who feels appreciated will always do more than what is expected" reflects a widely held belief about the positive impact of appreciation and recognition on human motivation and performance. While it's not an absolute rule that always applies to every individual in every situation, it highlights an important aspect of human psychology and workplace dynamics.

Here are some key points to consider:

  1. Motivation: When individuals feel appreciated and recognized for their efforts, it can boost their motivation and enthusiasm. They are more likely to go above and beyond because they want to reciprocate the positive feedback and maintain the feeling of appreciation.

  2. Intrinsic Rewards: Feeling valued and appreciated can be a powerful intrinsic reward. Intrinsic motivation, driven by personal satisfaction and a sense of accomplishment, often leads people to exceed expectations.

  3. Enhanced Engagement: Appreciation can lead to greater engagement with tasks and the organization as a whole. Engaged employees tend to invest more of their time and energy into their work, resulting in increased productivity.

  4. Positive Work Environment: In a workplace where appreciation is commonplace, there is often a more positive and supportive atmosphere. This can foster creativity, teamwork, and a willingness to contribute beyond the minimum requirements.

  5. Reciprocity: Humans tend to reciprocate positive actions. When someone is acknowledged and appreciated, they are more inclined to reciprocate by putting in extra effort.

While the statement may not apply universally to every individual, recognizing and appreciating the efforts of others is generally considered a positive practice in both personal and professional settings. It can contribute to increased motivation, productivity, and a more positive overall atmosphere, which often leads individuals to go above and beyond what is expected of them.


Thanking God for another day to enjoy life. Thanking you for the love and support that makes life worth it.

Enjoy every second.

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