The problem with most email communication
Most people write terrible emails. It’s too bad, because by simply following a few easy rules, they could reduce or eliminate the need for a 10 message “email conversation” most of the time.
Here are three techniques to help you improve your email communication.
1. Think for 10 seconds before composing – Seriously!
When sending an email, do you just open a blank window and spew out information?
Have you ever had someone reply to your message with a question to clarify what you’re asking?
Of course you have. Congratulations your normal. We’ve all sent rushed or poorly worded emails in the past.
The good news is that by taking an extra 10 seconds to think out the message before touching the keyboard, you’ll be able to communicate more clearly and effectively.
During that 10 seconds, ask yourself some basic email etiquette questions like: