Our podcast is designed to provide you with top business insights, fresh perspectives from world class guests, and the tools you need to lead better than before. In this episode, Tony Richards talks with Lynette Smith, author of the book, “How to Write Heartfelt Letters to Treasure: For Special Occasions and Occasions Made Special,” on how leaders can use gratitude to turn their workplace into a Thank Tank.
Segment 1: Tony Richards discusses Top News with producer Bill Foster.
01:00 – Welcome to Better Than Before
04:00 – News in Business and Sports
11:00 – Statistic of the Week
Segment 2: Lynette Smith, award-winning author, joins us as today’s featured guest.
15:00 – Guest Background
18:00 – The Role of Gratitude Letters
24:30 – 5 Basic Elements
27:00 – Workplace Thank Tank
31:00 – Tony’s Lightning Leadership Questions
Segment 3: Leadership Lesson: Using Strategic Time for Organization
37:00 – Organize Your Time Wisely
41:00 – Declutter and Customize Your Space
44:30 – Reduce Your Screen Time
About the Guest
Lynette M. Smith is an experienced presenter, professional copyeditor, and published author with a Big, Achievable Goal: to get millions of people worldwide to write heartfelt letters of appreciation, so they can establish, enhance, or even rebuild their relationships and thus change their world. Since the 1990s, Lynette has presented periodic keynote and breakout topics at conferences and conventions, conducted group workshops, and effectively planned and facilitated programs and meetings. In late 2011, Lynette was inspired to begin writing her comprehensive reference book, How to Write Heartfelt Letters to Treasure: For Special Occasions and Occasions Made Special.
Better than Before is hosted by Tony Richards and produced by Clear Vision Development Group. Our staff includes William Foster and Whitney Coker. You can subscribe or leave a review for Better than Before on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and iHeartRadio. If you have a leadership question you would like answered on the show, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.