Take charge of email and reclaim your life
Here are the first two broad steps you will take to reclaim your life from dungeons of email noise.
Let's break it down even further:
Examples of decent subject lines:
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Free Bonus #1:
People have their preferred communication tool. Score some bonus points and fast-track efficient communications by asking a new contact what their favorite form of communication is: Email, phone, text, Facebook private message, WinWin private message, Skype, etc. Oh, yes, then use that preferred communication method with them.
Free Bonus #2:
Use the phone, text message, social media private message or voice mail to give someone a heads-up that you sent them an urgent email. Not everyone is a slave to e-mail (and soon neither will you!) Give them a heads-up if you sent them something that requires their immediate attention.
Since this article was first published, the author has been evaluating an email management system, SaneBox It is an app that learns what is important and what is not important. The more you use it, the better it learns how to manage your inbox. It's almost like a virtual executive assistant or gatekeeper. Rob reports, "So far, so amazing!"
Between "Former" and "Latter", I usually go with the latter.
Admit it. You're out there. You don't remember what "former" or "latter" refers to in a sentence. Guess what? It's OK.
I was there, too, long after graduating. Then I got introduced to this English hack: "F" comes before "L", so the first noun is the"F"ormer and the second is the "L"atter.
Quiz Time! In the following sentence, which is the former and the latter from the 2 presented choices?
"If you could choose to come in First or Last, would you choose the Former or the Latter?"
And the answers:
"First" is the former. "Last" is the latter.
This article was first published by our head "Sherpa", Rob, on LinkedIn Pulse as part of the "Worlds First 5-Second Blog" series.
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