Executive Speak/Write Blog

Essentials for Email Effectiveness

Typically, the person you are e-mailing is juggling 60 to 70 e-mails a day. To capture his attention more effectively: Restrict each message to one subject. Otherwise the reader must save the e-mail to a different folder for each action item, edit the e-mail before it can be forwarded to the right party or put… Read More →

Challenge Office Chatter With More Concise Internal Communications

Ever found yourself fantasying about ejector seats as half-hour conference calls last three hours, as the first three-quarters of an hour-long meeting are spent on other subjects, and as employees take 15 or 30 minutes to present a five-minute message? Well, don’t just sit there. Change the culture.   Over the next three weeks — the… Read More →