Writing

Avoid the garden path

October 24, 2018
Make sure your sentences don’t confound the reader.

Write a ‘sick day’ email

October 24, 2018
If you need to take a sick day, and your boss permits you doing so via email, follow these steps to ensure you cover all the bases.

3 C’s to crafting strong emails

September 26, 2018
When you write emails, follow these time-tested rules.

Words, Words, Words: October ’18

September 26, 2018
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

Email someone from your past

September 26, 2018
If it’s been a long time since you’ve contacted people, it’s in poor taste to shoot them a message asking for something. Instead, follow these tips to reconnect through email.

Words, Words, Words: September ’18

August 22, 2018
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

Words, Words, Words: August ’18

July 25, 2018
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

Write smarter smartphone emails

July 25, 2018
Using a smartphone to send an email doesn’t excuse poor etiquette, incomplete information, curt answers or grammatical mistakes. Ensure that your emails are polished—regardless of the device you use—with these tips.

Recognize a big achievement

July 19, 2018
A hand-written note wishing co-workers or employees congratulations is a powerful way to recognize the achievements or milestones in their lives. Follow these tips to write a truly meaningful one.

Military rules for better emails

June 27, 2018
While you should aim to keep your emails short and sweet, sometimes you can’t avoid drafting a lengthy one. Ensure email recipients follow up on your messages appropriately by implementing these rules the military uses.