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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 | 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.

How Passion and Procrastination Can Help You Get Ahead in Your Career

Carson Tate | Posted 05.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Carson Tate

Passion drives procrastination -- high performance procrastination. It shows us very quickly what lights us up, what drives results, what engages us and others -- and, on the flip side, what doesn't. Procrastination begets clarity. And that clarity enables you to access passion and get ahead in your career.

A Full Email Inbox Is Not a Badge of Honor

Carl Phillips | Posted 05.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Carl Phillips

Being busy and being effective are very often different animals. If you're busy with stuff that doesn't really matter it's a much less effective use of your time than concentrating on that which does matter.

Hillary Clinton Exclusively Used Carrier Pigeons During Her Time as Secretary of State

Spencer Green | Posted 05.03.2015 | Comedy
Spencer Green

It was revealed this morning that Hillary Clinton exclusively used carrier pigeons as a means of conducting official business during her time as United States Secretary of State.

Email Like a Cat

Peter Schwartz | Posted 05.02.2015 | Small Business
Peter Schwartz

In face-to-face conversations, both non-verbal and verbal communication are often about positioning yourself in relation to others, so that you can achieve your goals and reinforce your sense of yourself. Oddly, power dynamics play out differently via email.

How to Stay Focused While Working in a Remote Job

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

Discipline and focus are the two main things when it comes to being your own boss of a work schedule, because distraction and temptation is all around you, even if you think that you're being loyal and honest with yourself.

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Nominee Allegedly Sent Racist Email

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.23.2015 | Politics

The nomination of a Pennsylvania judge to the state's Supreme Court hit a road block on Friday after the Centre Daily Times reported that he once sent...

Stop Guessing About the Best Way to Talk to Your Team

Karen Frankola | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Karen Frankola

On average, employees check their email 36 times an hour or nearly 300 times a day. The typical information worker loses more than two hours of productivity a day to interruptions and distractions.

How to Email Celebrities and CEOs

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 04.19.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Cold Emails are a part of email culture. We send them. We receive them. They aren't going anywhere.

5 Free Sales Tools to Help You Get More Clients Today

Marc Prosser | Posted 04.16.2015 | Small Business
Marc Prosser

The freemium pricing model, in which you can use a basic version of the software for free and pay for advanced features, has made high-end sales tools available to all consumers. What's best is you can try them risk free and see for yourself how they can improve your day to day. Here are five free sales that might just help you land more clients