Category Archives: Email Tips

TLDR

TLDR; Too Long Didn't Read Precedes a paragraph used by an author to introduce a short summation of a longer piece. You are either a fan of this blog, or I or someone else has sent you an email with the acronym "TLDR;". This phrase means "Too Long Didn't Read". It is used by some…
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Jeeze, Please! – Change the Subject

Email Subject lines are more important than most people expect. They are the first thing others see and can determine whether or not your email is read. Have you ever sent an email out to a group all about one topic, only to have the same email provoke a conversation about a completely different issue?…
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Talk to the hand, because my inbox isn’t listening

There is a lesser known feature in Outlook, I want to tell you about. Legend has it that this feature was introduced to address a problem faced by most of Microsoft's own program managers - getting caught on an unwanted email conversation. This feature, once invoked will solve this issue in the most draconian way.…
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Separate Work Email From Home

Max Schireson, the CEO of a multi-million dollar successful international company stepped down, just when it felt like the company was on the verge of becoming a core technology staple like Microsoft or Oracle. Why did he do it? - Because his work/life balance was wrong. Work/Life balance is something that gets touted about a…
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