Writing

3 must-dos before you hit ‘Send’

November 29, 2018
Email is built for speed. Just make sure that in your haste, you don’t sacrifice clarity. Follow these three steps.

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.