Colleagues – Intro

Below are three drafts of a first email. Cold-sent to the 100k-colleagues. On the working-level. Sent via mass-email from my Apple mail. It is serves as an introduction.

Draft 1

Subject: Working with Germans

Navistar is joining Traton.
For you this could mean change.
Suddenly working with Germans. 

This can cause a degree of anxiety. 
Because it’s unclear what to expect.
But, anxiety is ok. It keeps you alert.

I can help you and your colleagues.
To understand and work with Germans.
So that all of you succeed together.

Please allow me to make my pitch.
By opting in to series of emails.
One per week. Helpful. Respectful.

Draft 2

Subject: Working with Germans

Navistar has joined Traton.
Americans and Germans.
Many will be collaborating. 

I can help you and your colleagues.
To understand and work with Germans.
Opting in permits me to make my pitch.

The goal is for you to join us on:
www.understand-culture.com
Wait! This isn’t free. Nothing good is.

Please allow me to make my pitch.
By opting in to series of emails.
One per week. Helpful. Respectful.

Draft 3

Subject: Navistar joins Traton

Here we go again, Folks.
Another cross-border combination.
Nobody addressing cultural differences.

HR. Management. PMI-Team. No help.
They can’t. They won’t. Don’t wait for them.
Take the initiative. Self-organize. Get to work.

I can help. Simply go to:
www.understand-culture.com
This isn’t free. Nothing good is.

Please allow me to make my pitch.
By opting in to series of emails.
One per week. Helpful. Respectful.

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