The Forgotten Power of Handwritten Notes

By Carla Turchetti

The next time you consider sending an email or a text message to a client, customer or employee, take a moment to think about composing a handwritten note instead.

“The tradition of writing notes and letters has been compromised by the information age, and we seldom find time for it,” says Dawn Bryan, founder of The Qualipedia, a consumer information and lifestyle website. “This paucity, however, imparts even more value to the rare handwritten note because it makes the recipient feel special.”

Bryan says the key to writing handwritten notes is having the right mindset. “Think of writing letters and …read more