“You have to be more professional.”
“You can’t write an email like that to C-Suites!”
“[job-title-that-apparently-makes-them-inhuman]’s will hate it!’
I hear this all the time.
Apparently, when someone achieves success, they stop being human.
If you want a meeting with someone important, you better write a message devoid of humour. It has to be bland and boring.
When someone achieves success, they decide “I don’t like to laugh anymore.” “
Smiling is something I used to do – before I became successful!”
Think how absurd that sounds!
BREAKING NEWS: CEOs at global brands are people too.
They don’t need or want to be put on a pedestal.
Show respect, yes. Of course.
But if you want someone’s attention, you better bring something to the table.
You have to stand out. Give them a reason to hit reply.
They’re people too.
Treat them that way.