1. Share a specific example of something they did for you and how it made a difference in your life.
  2. Do something little but thoughtful – like clean up after dinner!
  3. If they have a tip jar, include a thoughtful note of appreciation along with your coins or bills.
  4. Compliment them on a talent, skill, or strength that you admire.
  5. Look them straight in the eyes and say, “You make the world a better place.”
  6. Challenge to be the best they can be, with love and positive intentions.
  7. Smile when you order or enlist assistance. Smiles are contagious, so give one away!
  8. Exhibit patience, even if you’re in a hurry.
  9. Remember the little things can make a big difference!
  10. Write a hand-written thank you not, acknowledging things you value about them!
  11. Let their boss know they do an outstanding job.
  12. Ask them about their lives instead of always being all business just show an interest in who they are as people.