Why Do We Still Do Email So Badly? (Part 2)

TL;DR: Three important keys to effective business email writing are congeniality, content, and closure. Read on for the particulars. Email is different from other forms of communication and it is typically done pretty poorly by most business-people. It’s just hard to get the words to come out right to make good sense and carry yourContinue reading Why Do We Still Do Email So Badly? (Part 2)

Your Personal Effectiveness Program (Part 5: Prioritizing Your Task List)

Today you continue your journey to improve your Personal Effectiveness. So far in our program, we have worked on developing skills and honing techniques to make you more productive and more effective in your everyday work and life. In this final article in the series, we’ll review your task list and determine where to spendContinue reading Your Personal Effectiveness Program (Part 5: Prioritizing Your Task List)

Working From Home is Harder Than You Think…Especially if You’re Single

Many people now working remotely are struggling with distractions, diversions, and minor disasters with children, pets, and partners running circles around your “office” all day long. This is certainly a challenging environment to get work done efficiently and effectively…and on time. But other people now working remotely are struggling with a totally different kind ofContinue reading Working From Home is Harder Than You Think…Especially if You’re Single