Email is a fantastic tool that enables asynchronous communication across the globe. However, we all suffer from the too much email. For two months, I have tried to stop signing emails with an open-ended phrase like "Please advise, or What do you think? (WDUT?)". Why? Ambivalence Unclear expectations: The recipient is often overwhelmed what he can, … Continue reading Why I stopped signing emails: “Please advise”.
Hillary Clinton's use of a private email address as Secretary of State has garnered a lot of attention. I'm not interested in prosecuting or defending her actions. However, I am interested in debating the perils and promises of politicians using email as well as individuals in familiar relationships using written communication. Email creates an archive. It … Continue reading I’m still thinking about the following but I want to share my thoughts
Everyone talks about the perils of email. David Jackson in "If you want to get more done" quotes Shane Parrish: "2. Do not e-mail first thing in the morning or last thing at night.... 5. Do not check email constantly." Cutting our email frequency also decreases stress, according to a recent study published in the … Continue reading Feeling stressed? Close your inbox.