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The Most Important Email You'll Ever Send

Erik Harbison | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Erik Harbison

Let's face it: We live in a hyperconnected world that shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. A hyperconnected world leads to hyperconnected consumers which ultimately leads to hyper-confused business owners trying to market a product or service.

Digital Communication Etiquette in the Workplace

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 06.10.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Congrats! You've landed your dream internship or you've been officially hired for your full-time job. The interview process may be over, but creating a solid first impression amongst future colleagues is a test in itself.

Emailing Is Pretty Weird When You Think About It

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.07.2015 | Comedy

Have you ever really thought about what you sound like in an email? It's not very semicolon-right parenthesis. [ ;) ] What if you had to physically...

TheFuturein5 Episode 27: Do You Need AaBreak From Email?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

We all need an email break. We check email when we wake up in the morning, 50 times during the day and again at night. We check email all of the time. In this episode of the Future in 5 I talk about some of the reasons why we have become addicted to email, and share some of the tips and techniques I use to avoid relying so heavily on email.

4 Apps That Make Email A Lot Less Stressful

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.03.2015 | Technology

The state of your inbox does not have to induce stress. If you're dealing with too many emails (as so many of us are) there are some great apps you ca...

What's With All This Communicating?

Neale Donald Walsch | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
Neale Donald Walsch

When I was a teenager all of my communication was in person or by table-top phone. And if the person wasn't there or available to the phone when I called, I took it in stride that I just "missed them" and would have to call back later. (Can you imagine that?)

It Took Just One Email to Compromise the Leaders of the Free World

Adam Levin | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
Adam Levin

Somebody's shrimp is on the barbie at Australia's immigration department after an officer there emailed President Obama's passport number and other personal information to an organizer at the Asian Cup football tournament. And before you think otherwise: Yeah, it matters.

An Open and Personal Email to Hillary Clinton From a Contemporary

David Bradford | Posted 03.27.2015 | Politics
David Bradford

Your actions in this regard demonstrate an utter disregard for the law and the importance of being transparent. I hope you can admit to your error of judgement, supply the entire contents of that email server to an independent third party for analysis, and do your best in the future to recognize the gravity of all of your actions while you are representing we the people.

Hillary Didn't Backup, But You Should

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 05.30.2015 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

Forget the logical, legal and/or political implications of her actions. From a purely technological point-of-view, in a world in which we are all deathly afraid of losing our files to some unforeseen digital disaster, who consciously completely clears two years of emails, forever?

Confirmation Emails, Or It Didn't Happen

Alex Lawrence | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Alex Lawrence

I often make plans with friends for a night in the future, and then as the day approaches, if there's been radio silence on the event, you start to wonder, is it still a date? Or you make what you thought were very "soft" plans with someone, only to be thrown off when they text "Where you are? We're here." You think, "But... I never got a confirmation! I didn't know it was actually happening."

Your Late-Night Emails Are Hurting Your Team

Maura Nevel Thomas | Posted 05.24.2015 | Business
Maura Nevel Thomas

Over the past decade, I've seen how after-hours emails speed up corporate cultures -- and that, in turn, chips away at creativity, innovation and true productivity. When employees are constantly monitoring their email after work hours, they are missing out on essential down time that brains need.

Team Members vs. Employees: What's the Difference?

Erik Harbison | Posted 05.24.2015 | Business
Erik Harbison

Show me an organization that hires "employees" to achieve company goals and I'll show you a company that's low on morale and high in turnover. Sure, this is a rather blunt statement to make, but I'm glad I have your attention.

Has Email Become Too Convenient? Lessons From Emailgate

Phil Simon | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics
Phil Simon

Hillary Clinton is hardly the first prominent female politician to use cause a kerfuffle by using her personal e-mail account to possibly conduct government business. See Sarah Palin in 2010.

Why Hillary Is Knee-Deep in Email Troubles: She's a Control Freak

Peter Scheer | Posted 05.18.2015 | Politics
Peter Scheer

Having spent years of her professional life embroiled, directly or indirectly, in politically-driven investigations she knows the importance of being in physical control of the evidence. But in failing to copy her emails to a dot-gov address when she was Secretary of State, she took her penchant for control a step too far.

It's Not Gone 'Til It's Gone

Stampp Corbin | Posted 05.17.2015 | Politics
Stampp Corbin

Hillary Clinton accomplished what all public officials want; protection of her privacy without breaking any laws or regulations. As a voter you can determine whether this is a political story or a real issue by how Congress acts to address the problem.

Hackers: Hillary's Emails Prove She's Been a Senior Citizen for Some Time Now

Prabha Kannan | Posted 05.17.2015 | Comedy
Prabha Kannan

Reports surfaced today of the contents of Hillary Clinton's personal Gmail account, confirming suspicions that she is a senior citizen with shockingly normal behavior for someone in her age bracket.

Jennifer Bendery

For The Love Of God, Lindsey Graham, Give Email A Try

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It sounded like a fun experiment at first: Get through a day of work without using email. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) does it every...

Why Hillary Clinton Will Be the Next President

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.15.2015 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

Clinton has a built-in advantage -- her gender. It now looks that she will use the glass-ceiling theme to connect with millions of people who think that the disparities in opportunity, income and talent-based achievement between men and women is not only unfair, but damaging.

Send Better Emails Using These 7 Data-Backed Tips [Infographic]

Jonathan Long | Posted 05.12.2015 | Small Business
Jonathan Long

One of the most effective forms of online marketing, email marketing, is constantly evolving. As a small business owner you need to stay current with the trends in order to fully maximize the effect of your email campaigns.

Has Instant Messaging Become More Annoying Than Email? 5 Steps for More Productive Pinging

Karen Frankola | Posted 05.10.2015 | Business
Karen Frankola

Instant messaging is probably the type of workplace communication that we put the least amount of thought into. But approaching it more mindfully will help improve the productivity of both you and your colleagues and ease the frustrations that come from mismatched communications.

The End of Hillary's 140-Character Campaign

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.09.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The only way to get control of the situation is to, well, get control of the situation. Hillary Clinton has to take the reins for herself, and get out there and answer questions about the emails.

Jon Stewart and Jimmy Fallon Have a Point: Ask the NSA for Hillary Clinton's Emails

H. A. Goodman | Posted 05.09.2015 | Media
H. A. Goodman

The NSA has sometimes been used to spy on us. Now it can be used to help uncover whether or not any security threats resulted from Hillary Clinton's decision to utilize a private email account and server.

3 Habits Killing Your Productivity

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 05.08.2015 | Business
Lisa Abeyta

In our attempt to be better at our jobs, to be more accessible and more open to new opportunities which could be your next big break, you may actually be engaging in habits that are hindering you.

Book Excerpt: Message Not Received

Phil Simon | Posted 05.07.2015 | Books
Phil Simon

Business communication is broken, and it's high time that we fix it. A glut of e-mail and jargon make it nearly impossible to understand what's going ...

The Answer to Hillary Clinton's 'Emailgate': Vote Senator Elizabeth Warren in 2016

H. A. Goodman | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

While Hillary Clinton is defending herself, Elizabeth Warren is building a legacy based on economic wisdom and genuine concern for middle class issues. As a result, Warren's words go viral often and her eloquence is appreciated by social media.