What single word would you use describe a wildly successful party you attended? I was at one recently and the word I would use is satisfied. The party was satisfying or fulfilling or even better, cool. I find that there is much that can be learned about how to establish loyalty by evaluating the kind of time I have at parties. Think for a moment about the word you would use to describe what made the outing sensational. I can’t see your word, so let’s discuss mine for a moment. But please be sure to add yours in the comments.
“I was walking around feelin’ Satisfied. Can you imagine that?”
I felt satisfied because I was invited to participate in a round table comprised of people that not only shared my interests, but far more importantly, my approach to discussing them. Being in like-minded company is awesome; don’t get me wrong. But it sure doesn’t promise a sale and it’s a far way from making me a loyalist. I can get my stuff anywhere. Selling it to me doesn’t make me loyal to you. Being in like-behaved company however? Now that my friends is nirvana! Matching my enthusiasm is great, but matching my delivery always leaves me feeling like I belong to something only a few among us knows is cool and in turn, belonging to it makes me think of myself as cool too. Feeling cool by virtue of indoctrination is the best kind, of any kind of cool because others you suddenly admire chose you. Read the rest of this entry »