Explicitness in Your E-mails

ex·plic·it –adjective fully and clearly expressed or demonstrated; leaving nothing merely implied; unequivocal: explicit instructions; explicit language. clearly developed or formulated: explicit knowledge; explicit belief. definite and unreserved in expression; outspoken: He was quite Continue reading

There is No “I” in Courtesy

When those who disagree with me on the concept of E-mail Etiquette send me an e-mail, there is always an abundance of "I"s. For example: "I prefer to..." "I think it is up to me..." "I do what I want when..." "I do it because..." "I think you are a..." News Flash!! Courtesy and manners Continue reading

Advise Your Expectations for a Reply

If a Sender expects a reply to an e-mail, should it be stated in the e-mail? "Please Respond....." or "I expect a response..." really isn't necessary.  Responses are expected and customary.  That is unless the Recipient is intentionally ignoring the Sender. When someone takes the time to e-mail Continue reading