With today being Community Manager Appreciation Day (CMAD), I dug up this blog post. It is still SO relevant. Today marks one month since my life changed dramatically.
One month of loss.
But also, one month of realizing just how important the concept of Community is. I have never felt more like a beloved Community member than now. Loved by my family, by my friends, by my BRG colleagues, by my city & Rowlett neighbors, by my friend’s friends, by my Salesforce Community, by my Financialforce Community, and even by strangers.
I am not sure I will ever be able to pay back the kindness and generosity we have received this past month, but I will strive to pay it forward!
“I have always wanted to have a neighbor just like you,
I’ve always wanted to live in a neighborhood with you.
So let’s make the most of this beautiful day,
Since we’re together, we might as well say,
Would you be mine?
Could you be mine?
Won’t you be my neighbor?”
I’ve been thinking a lot the past few weeks about Communities. How incredibly pivotal they are to every aspect of our lives. The community and neighbors you surround yourself with have so much impact on your own personal well-being.
I tell the teenager all the time, “The people you surround yourself with become molds for the person you become!” Not just family. Friends, co-workers, colleagues, fellow tweeters, the list goes on and on! We rub off on each other and an evolutionary shift takes place.
There are a few communities that have really…
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