What can you learn about writing from George Orwell and Frank Luntz? The short answer is a lot. The long answer is below. I have a piece of paper on my desk (well it is currently buried under a few articles I am writing and a list of things to do) that I constantly reference […]
You probably suck at email.
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Statistically, it’s a safe bet that you do. The overwhelming majority of people I know suck at email. Grandmothers who just got a computer earlier this year and forward me emails about cats. CEOs who have been online since the mid-90’s. Customer service people who send and receive over 100 emails every day. Most of them suck at email.
There is a good chance that you know that email could be better. You could do it better and you could teach others to do it better. For most people, if we improved our email skills by just 20% and those around us did as well, we could save 2-5 hours every week in lost productivity, not to mention reduce our stress and greatly improve our relationships.