As a marketing coach, I see a lot of misguided people in the marketplace but this one has to be in my Top 3 of all time...
Yup, it's been a while but here's the latest winner in the now infamous Marketing Jackass Awards...
Somebody was crazy enough to post this egomaniacal rant on Facebook.
She was complaining that (yet AGAIN) she was not hired by a prospect after slathering her self-centered egotistical slime all over them.
- Take a look - and for a fun exercise, COUNT the number of times she uses the words, "I, me, and my."
- Bonus question: If you were an executive on the receiving end of her pitch as she describes it, would YOU hire her? Why or why not?
- Leave a comment below and let's discuss.
Here it is, straight from the source:
IT HAPPENED AGAIN!!! I had a meeting with an organization leader. After going through what I have accomplished, what I am great at fulfilling to help others excel, and the list of services and products I have created WITH MY TEAM OF EXPERTS, I was indirectly asked to *downplay* my genius because many people will feel uncomfortable and jealous. Really? I am being asked to be small, to suppress my God given gifts to help others because I have to protect the ego of people who are less capable? How is that being of service to people in need? How is that being authentic, and being true to who we are, our convictions and our mission in life?
I am deeply grateful to God for blessing me with many talents and abilities. I have learned many valuable lessons in life through my own experiences, and through the wisdom of mentors who I chose to help me become the best I can be to fulfill my big mission in life. I make no excuses for the magnificent person I have become because of my experiences and choices. Not everyone will support my big mission in life, and it is ok. I stand true to my values, and my higher mission to be the voice of Hope, Courage, Inspiration, Transformation and Resilience. People need me to lead them from their places of darkness into light, and help them stand confidently in their own magnificence. People need me to find the joy, peace, healing and positive changes in their lives. It will be a disservice for me to not share all the fantastic things I can help them with, because others will feel insecure.
Not everyone will get me. And no one can stop me. I WILL BE OF SERVICE TO HUMANITY FOR THE HIGHER GOOD, IN MY OWN AUTHENTIC AND SPECTACULAR WAY. IF OTHERS ARE BLINDED BY MY LIGHT, THEY NEED TO WEAR SUNGLASSES, or stay in the shade, and not block the sun from shining on others in need of light.
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