For whatever reason, a week or so goes by and they still haven't gotten back to you. Crickets start chirping whenever you check your inbox. You know that your prices aren't exorbitant and you consistently deliver above average work. You're wondering what went wrong. After replaying the conversation in your head, you're still puzzled. Here are some tips to keep in mind.
If you were Vladimir Putin, or President Xi of China, what would you do if you had the entire archive of Hillary Clinton's emails, classified and unclassified, "deleted" and not, in your hands? What value to you would that be in your next round of negotiations with the president of the United States?
There's a popular maxim that goes: "With great power comes great responsibility." And though it may be applied to a variety of situations, it can certainly be applied to email. Whether you've recognized this or not, email is an incredibly powerful tool that can be used either to advance or to restrict your career.