Kindness is Part of the Job

@irishidid (8536)
United States
February 26, 2016 8:46pm CST
I knocked on the door of a stay but there was no answer so I opened the door and heard someone talking. I called out and no response so I shut the door and went on to the next room. On my return to the room the party did come to the door and it was a frail old woman. She wanted the bed changed and while I worked she talked, I listened. I realized quickly she had hearing difficulties so when I spoke to her I made sure I was looking at her. Being kind doesn't take that much effort and I made an old woman who was alone happy for the time I was there. I don't know if I'll have her room again tomorrow but I would be pleased to do just what I did today. Be kind and listen.
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@jaboUK (53541)
• United Kingdom
27 Feb 16
Older people can sometimes be grateful if others will just listen. Well done to you for your kindness.
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@irishidid (8536)
• United States
28 Feb 16
Just part of the job.
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@marlina (72696)
• Canada
27 Feb 16
Being kind is one of the qualities that I appreciate the most in people.
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@irishidid (8536)
• United States
28 Feb 16
It doesn't take any effort being nice.
@Daljinder (21199)
• India
27 Feb 16
It was nice of you... I am sure she appreciated it too...
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@irishidid (8536)
• United States
28 Feb 16
Part of my job is dealing with the guests and making them happy.
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@JudyEv (121176)
• Bunbury, Australia
27 Feb 16
I'm pleased you had the time to spend with this lady. I'm sure she would have appreciated it very much.
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@irishidid (8536)
• United States
28 Feb 16
I took the time for her and it was a fairly light day yesterday. Today was busy though.
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@Vjvals (935)
• Roseville, California
27 Feb 16
Very nice of you I'm certain she appreciates it
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@irishidid (8536)
• United States
28 Feb 16
I believe she did.
@Hatley (164671)
• Garden Grove, California
27 Feb 16
yes thats good htat kindness is part of y our j ob good for y ou.
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@irishidid (8536)
• United States
28 Feb 16
Keeping the guest happy means customer satisfaction.
@paigea (21967)
• Canada
27 Feb 16
True, there are many ways we can find to be kind.
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@irishidid (8536)
• United States
28 Feb 16
That's very true.
@RonElFran (894)
• Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
27 Feb 16
You are so right, kindness doesn't cost much, but can make all the difference in someone's life.
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@irishidid (8536)
• United States
28 Feb 16
That's one of the things they stress at my job.
@sharon6345 (121582)
• United States
27 Feb 16
Are you calling a stay a hotel or motel room? I am confused..
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@irishidid (8536)
• United States
27 Feb 16
A stay is a stay over. Hotel.
@shubhu3 (14271)
• New Delhi, India
27 Feb 16
You did a good deed.Ya it's like kindness is what we are born with and we shall use it every now and then because it nit just a way to help someone or be genuine to that one but it's also about the satisfaction that we obtain by doing the same.
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