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Etiquette at work

The best stationery for saying thank you

Numerous times I have extolled the virtues of the thank-you note. It sets you apart from the competition. It brings you to the front of the mind of the recipients. And it does so repeatedly, as they are reminded of you each time they see that note.

What, you may wonder, is an appropriate piece of paper on which to write a thank-you note, and, for that matter, what constitutes the kind of stationery a business person should have on hand. In other words, what should be in your stationery drawer?

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