n ShI enjoy working closely with the team at The Social Buzz Lab; true professionals that know their stuff! I recently published this post on their site and wanted to share it here. Do you know people that constantly promote only themselves via their social channels? Does it turn you off as much as it does the rest of us?
Self Promotion makes me sick! Doesn’t it you?8
If you will indulge me just a bit, this post is going to be a combination of ranting against something that irritates me along with thoughts and action steps on how to “not be that person.” Because let’s face it, no one wants to be that person!
I was blessed today to have another morning on this earth, and to be able to enjoy a cup of coffee on my deck as the sun started it’s journey across the sky. I snapped this photo of the moon agains the backdrop of the blue sky and clouds and started pondering our significance in the universe.
Watching the final Space Shuttle mission and the landing of Atlantis took me back to my childhood; like most boys, I wanted to be an astronaut! I still want to fly into space and look down upon the earth. That would be so cool! Alas, that is not an option at this point, so I will just keep looking towards the Heaven’s and keep that dream alive!Looking to the stars and the vastness of the universe, or even our own lives, it is easy to feel insignificant, but that is not the case. We all touch countless lives as we live our life. The people we see each day and interact with, our family, friends, co-workers, we impact them all. Are you impacting those lives in a positive manner? Am I? That is the constant question.Working in and spending a considerable amount of time in social media, I communicate with thousands of people. I am always aware of this and strive to make a positive impact in those lives. I hope I do. If you spend time in social media or social networking, you have a similar opportunity. You have the opportunity to make a significant impact or difference in the lives of others. Before you send that next Tweet or post something to one of your profiles, think about that. Think about how it will impact your friends and followers, as well as your own reputation. Will it be positive and supportive or negative? However you choose to impact others, just know you do, and treat those “virtual” relationships with care; these are real people on the other side of the screen.How do you make a significant difference in the lives of others?