Power of the Unexpected

This is a a post about a post. I saw this over at Lisa Barone’s entry at Outspoken Media and was struck by the energy behind this video. Why can’t every day be more like this? Instead of typing up your conference report, draw it in markers. Instead of sending an email, deliver a singing telegram. Instead of going out to dinner, make a picnic and take it to your friend’s house as a surprise.

The post says:

“Watch it. You might cry. You may get up and dance. You may break into instantaneous giggle fits. You may even be slightly horrified. But while you’re watching and tapping your feet, notice the look in the attendees’ eyes. Hear their laughs. Look at the faces of the bride and everyone else involved.  Feel what’s happening in that room.

That’s what happens when you do something people aren’t expecting. When you don’t allow yourself to get caught up in the pomp and circumstance of it all. When you finally stop taking yourself so seriously. When you embrace the moment, remember what life used to feel like and go for it.

Your customers will probably expect you to act a certain way today. The same old greetings, the same service, the same old promises, etc. Maybe today you should surprise them. Answer the phone differently. Offer them something extra.  Show them another side of you. Let yourself get carried away and swept up.”

Get swept up, friends 🙂

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