The Advantage of the 3 Email Rule

Posted by Andy Dunscombe on Oct 12, 2015 2:41:00 PM

Quick question: How much time do you spend during an average work week on emails? I'm imagining the answers range from "a lot" to "too much." Fear not, as you are not alone. A study outlined in the Washington Post says that 28 percent of our work week (11 hours) is spent on emails. Why is this? Probably because email is so convenient. With busy schedules, it can be easier to email back and forth with someone rather than to meet with them in person or have a phone call.

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The Dreaded Reply All Email

Posted by Andy Dunscombe on Sep 25, 2015 10:02:00 AM

We've all been there with that dreaded Reply All button. Some of the scariest moments of many people's professional careers have happened right after hitting that button. The realization that hundreds, possibly thousands, of people will now see something that you intended for one person's eyes only. This is just one of many email blunders that can cause embarrassment and possibly hurt your career.

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What Is The Best Temperature For Your Office?

Posted by Andy Dunscombe on Sep 10, 2015 2:28:00 PM

When it comes to the temperature in your office, are you a Nelly, or a Clover?

The Nelly's amongst us are always complaining how it's so "hot in here". They roll up their sleeves, fan their faces with a manila folder, and are constantly standing on their desks checking to make sure the vent is pointed in the correct direction. 

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Closing The Case of the Mondays

Posted by Andy Dunscombe on Aug 10, 2015 10:06:00 AM

Well, it's Monday again. Seems like this happens, oh, every 7 days or so. Hopefully, you are in a position that you enjoy, and Monday is not a day to dread but a day that sets up another week full of opportunities. However, even if you enjoy what you do for a living, it can still be tough to wake up on a Monday after a great weekend. Thus: A Case of the Mondays.

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