Why I don't send holiday greetings via email, blog article written by Ted Prodromou

Happy New Year. 

I know I'm not the first and definitely won't be the last to welcome you to 2024. 

Is your inbox full of insincere holiday greetings? 

I stopped sending bulk holiday greetings via email because frankly, most of them make me want to puke. 

Here's a sample: 

Subject: 🎉 Happy New Year. Let's Make 2024 Unforgettable 🌟 

Dear Ted, 

As the clock strikes midnight and we step into 2024, I wanted to take a moment to extend my warmest wishes to you and your loved ones for a Happy New Year. 

Reflecting on the past year, I am filled with gratitude for your continued support and engagement. It's been a journey filled with learning, growth, and shared experiences that have enriched our community in countless ways. 

Looking ahead, 2024 holds the promise of new beginnings, fresh opportunities, and the chance to turn dreams into reality. Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting to explore the exciting world of business, this year is ripe with potential for you to harness your strengths and achieve your goals. 

As a coach dedicated to empowering business professionals like you, I am excited to continue this journey together. Expect more insightful content, practical tips, and personalized advice to help you navigate the entrepreneurial landscape and make the most of your unique talents. 

Remember, every new year is a blank canvas, and you hold the brush. Let's paint a masterpiece of success, fulfillment, and joy in 2024. 

Wishing you a year filled with prosperity, happiness, and boundless opportunities. Let's make it a year to remember 

Warm regards, 


Makes you want to puke, doesn't it? 

ChatGPT wrote this sappy message, so please, please, please don't cut and paste content. 

What do I do to let people know I appreciate them? 

Years ago, my good friend Susan RoAne taught me to send handwritten cards and thank you notes throughout the year. 

Your message doesn't get lost in a million other Hallmark-style emails. 

Writing a handwritten card only takes a few minutes. 

The impact lasts forever. 


About the author 

Ted Prodromou

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