I have a shockingly bad memory. I forgot that I had read the quote below several times. Each time I rediscovered it, it resonated. And for the last year or so it has actually stuck. What is it?
“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou
It's really hit home because I spend a lot of my time talking to prospective and actual members and clients for Interimity (a community for independent HR & Change professionals).
In spite of my shockingly bad memory, one thing that has really struck me is how often a name will come up and I will have an emotional response - could be good or could be bad, but I definitely have a sense of something. And because of my shockingly bad memory, I tend to keep copious notes, including others' opinions. Every single time my written record has chimed with my gut feeling.
So, if you need to network, if you're a leader, if you may just need some help from others in the future, or if you just want a large turnout at your funeral….bear this in mind.
We remember how you make us feel.
And to everyone who I haven't made feel great? Sorry.
(Unless you deserved it. I'm not a saint.)
At Social Hire, we don't just do social.
Isn't it time to stop making difficult personnel choices that don't work well for your online marketing?
The social media marketers in our company are the best in the business at helping our partners enhance their online marketing. We outline and implement cutting-edge social media marketing plans that help our customers realise their organisational objectives and further their social media presence. Our experienced team of digital experts do your social media strategy creation and management in an uncomplicated monthly plan that is cost-effective and is genuinely useful, whatever results you demand from your online marketing management.
Our specialists are a team that assists our partners improve their presence online by giving online marketing on a regular basis.
You might like these blog posts The Best Times To Post On #Socialmedia, 6 Problems Associated With Outsourcing And How To Prevent Them, 3 Reasons Why Your Brand Needs To Follow Competitors On Social Media, and Video Marketing Trends in 2017.