Let's celebrate our successes.
I recently sent an email to 166 people who are in my life, either as friends, associates, networking connections or referral partners. In other words, it is a group of people that I will support in their personal lives and business. One of them is a mutual member of a networking group that we all joined to help and encourage the other members in their businesses. This person marked my email as spam. So I wondered, why is this person in a networking group that is committed to helping the other members, yet he not only didn't celebrate my success, he harmed my email reputation? As far as I know, I never did anything to hurt this person's feelings or reputation, and would have helped him whenever I could.
Was I asking too much of him by sending an email that asked him to read my latest blog post? Was there some marketing in it? Of course. I am in business, and I will share my successes and ask for your business. Did I come on too strong? Please let me know if I was out of line. Here is the blog post:
I will be sending out notes of positivity to dozens of people this week. During this time of crisis and negativity, I will be spreading love. So, if you know that I have your mailing address, don't be surprised if I send you a card in the mail. If you think I don't have your mailing address, just send it to me, and I will mail you a card of love, gratitude, appreciation or encouragement.
Peace, joy and love to you. Bob