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April 17, 2019

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Jacqueline

This is is good advice for writing at any level. It can be leveraged across an organization, and makes logical sense. Don't overcrowd with fillers and large words, write concisely, summarize at front and then lead in with supporting facts.

Cristie

At a previous organization, in the email subject line we would insert: FYI Only - for the recipient to read, not respond; Action (and then the subject matter) - if the recipient needed to do something; Respond By (insert date) - if the sender needed a response by a certain date; or Read (and then the subject matter) - if it was an important message. It helped to sort what was most important and you instantly know what you're looking for in the email.

Lynn Gaertner-Johnston

Jacqueline, you are correct. Thanks for that helpful reminder.

Lynn

Lynn Gaertner-Johnston

Cristie, that is an excellent approach to making email more efficient in an organization. Thanks for sharing it.

Lynn

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