Anyone that uses email will have sympathy with the following article.
I noticed from the very beginning of this tool, back in the ’90’s, that its ease led to misuse and overuse. People copied everyone on everything. Some send company-wide (this was a global corporation) announcements of a kitten for adoption. Emails were written to cover one’s posterior sections, as opposed to get something done. I can only imagine how this has mushroomed.
I have two suggestions about emails:
1. Think before you write. Is the note really necessary?
No, three suggestions...
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.