Should You Thank This Person

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Saad Tasleem

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We may think that to say thank you to someone who doesn't do enough or try enough or doesn't meet our expectations doesn't make sense. So for example, we say to someone, I need you to do four things and they end up doing one or two, we would think, why would I say thank you to this person? Now, the irony in that is that if we were to say thank you, if we were to show gratitude to them, even though they didn't meet our expectations, we may encourage them to do more to try harder also, by not showing our gratitude. We could discourage them from doing the little that they do or the little that they're willing to do so even though it feels weird or feels wrong to say thank you to someone

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like that. It may actually be the best thing to do.