A site visitor asks… Hey, Judith: Thanks for the great site! Wanted to run something by you. Business Email etiquette is pretty broad. What do you think of email etiquette in the workplace being that now-a-days the workplace can be anywhere. More and more companies allow folks to work at home on their own equipment […]
I get asked this all the time! How do I nicely ask someone not to keep forwarding me jokes and non-business related e-mails to my business e-mail address? I think it is telling that folks ask me how to ask “nicely.” I guess that reflects their frustration with folks who do not understand that sending […]
One must take the time to choose a sign-off that is indicative of the overall tone of your e-mail. A sign-off that does not match the essence of the e-mail’s text can be perceived as being sarcastic or down right rude.
As a National Sale Manager part of your job it to manage and that includes copying supervisors when need be based on your discretion. That position should not be compromised by having to include a babysitter signature file.
Well, you know what happens when you assume? Doing so with gender can have serious ramifications.
A concerned site visitor comments: “Do we overuse e-mail as a business communication medium? In many instances, e-mail is the “easy approach” but not necessarily the best approach.” Yes, we are. Many choose to take the lazy, easy way out and not pick up the telephone or have an in-person meeting when that is what […]