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Going for Broke

Paul Gereffi | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business
Paul Gereffi

While everyone is predicting our demise? Instead of blaming the Internet for less mail, let's make the Post Office a place to go for Internet access. Customers could come in and use the Internet, like they do now at some Office Depot or FedEx outlets.

Why We Are Addicted to Checking Email

Nancy Colier | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Email triggers a part of the brain that I call "lottery brain." It is the part of the brain that produces the thought/hope/belief that miracles can happen.

Bless the Subject Field

Kyle Jarrard | Posted 04.01.2013 | Technology
Kyle Jarrard

I believe the empty subject field is a product of either haste or laziness, or both.

Why I've Gotten Ruthless With Email

Lee Woodruff | Posted 03.26.2013 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

We are a society of over-communicators. We text while we paint our toenails, we tweet while we're getting frisky. We feel a sense of rising panic if we haven't responded to someone in 24 hours. I'm nostalgic for my old black cord phone and I'm working on a healthier balance.

Dear America, Join Me in Writing a Letter From the Heart

D.J. Wilson | Posted 03.16.2013 | Good News
D.J. Wilson

How many of our children have held a hand-written letter in their hands and read it over and over again? How many have stored them away and pulled them out when they're having a really tough day?

8 Simple Steps To Extreme Personal Productivity

Inc. | Posted 01.14.2013 | Small Business

By Jeff Haden, visit Inc. Teaching others to improve their personal productivity is big business: Tony Robbins, Stephen Covey, David Allen... t...

10 Easy Ways To Get More Done

Inc. | Posted 03.10.2013 | Small Business

By Geoffrey James, visit Inc. The New York Times recently ran an article about how email can make people less productive. However, misuse of em...

Most Emailed Curse Words 2012: 'S***' F***s 'F***' And 'B****' In A G**d**** S***show

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 01.03.2013 | Technology

The year 2012 saw several epic clashes between titans. Barack Obama triumphed over Mitt Romney in a hard-fought presidential election; the New York Gi...

My Name Is Katie and I Am a Feminist

Katie Groke Ellis | Posted 03.05.2013 | Women
Katie Groke Ellis

Whether I am on the soccer field with my teammates or in the board room with colleagues, we know we are there for a common goal and it is inspiring. Every day, I am in awe of the women around me. Young or old, I learn from every single woman in my life on a daily basis.

The One Rule Of Electronic Communication

Carla Naumburg | Posted 03.05.2013 | TED Weekends
Carla Naumburg

Just as there are choices we can make to improve the nature and outcome of face-to-face communication, there are also things we can do to decrease the likelihood of problems over email, texting, and social networking.

How To Conquer Email (Really)

fast company logo | Posted 01.02.2013 | Technology

By Kevin Purdy This article originally appeared at FastCompany. There are ways to heal yourself and fix your inbox after it becomes an intimida...

The "E" in E-Communication: Electronic or Evasive?

Suzanne de Janasz | Posted 02.25.2013 | Technology
Suzanne de Janasz

E-communication has enabled the evolution of a new breed of user -- one with little social skills or emotional intelligence.

Top 5 Email Fails Of 2012

The Swizzle | Posted 12.21.2012 | Business

What a year for terrible emails. Everywhere from New York to Afghanistan, private emails have been made public -- often with terrible results, sometim...

The Jindal End Run: 'E' in 'Email' Should Not Stand for 'Evasion'

Kenneth F. Bunting | Posted 02.19.2013 | Media
Kenneth F. Bunting

To avoid possible disclosure, Jindal's top advisors used personal email accounts while devising a communications strategy regarding hundreds of millions of dollars in Medicaid cuts.

Farewell to the Letter: Hello OMG!@e-speak

Terence Clarke | Posted 02.10.2013 | Books
Terence Clarke

Letters hold together. Emails often have nothing to grab on to. Letters call for contemplation and soulful enjoyment. Emails call for very little. So, my wish for the return of real writing has not been fulfilled.

Senator Dismisses Report That Proposed Bill Would Allow Warrantless Email Surveillance

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 11.21.2012 | Technology

The office of Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) is pushing back against charges that he is tweaking legislation in order to give the government warrantless p...

Extreme Productivity Is Extremely Useful: Book Review of author Robert Pozen

James Grundvig | Posted 01.19.2013 | Books
James Grundvig

What is a professional who gets phished, wastes time, and loses his edge on being efficient supposed to do? Read business productivity expert Robert Pozen's book Extreme Productivity.

The Taliban Just Had A Humiliating Email Fail

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.18.2012 | Technology

A spokesman for the Taliban, like so many office workers before him, just learned the difference between CC and BCC the hard way. According to ABCN...

Friends New and Old

Greg Woodburn | Posted 01.07.2013 | Impact
Greg Woodburn

Writing about the small, vest-clad stuffed animal Coach Wooden called the Self-Esteem Ape brought back many wonderful memories, but little did I know how many new ones it would create as well.

A FIRST: State To Let Citizens Vote By Email

BuzzFeed | Posted 01.05.2013 | Technology

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced Saturday that voters displaced by Hurricane Sandy would be able to cast their ballots by email, a first i...

Managing Your Inbox

Jennifer Langione | Posted 12.24.2012 | Business
Jennifer Langione

The average person is bombarded with 75 emails a day and urgent emails often get lost in the clutter. Fortunately, though, email management tactics are easy to implement. Three strategies you can adopt to start controlling your inbox

eWise: Socially Engaged, Email Address Woes

Posted 09.22.2013 | Technology

Have a question about electronic etiquette? Email ewise@huffingtonpost.com. I recently found out my niece got engaged — over Facebook. I tal...

Mailing A Letter Will Cost You More Next Year

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 12.11.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON — It'll cost another penny to mail a letter next year. The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service said Thursday that it will raise postag...

Four Tips for Managing Conflict via E-mail

Joseph Bubman | Posted 12.05.2012 | Business
Joseph Bubman

Conflict becomes unmanageable when you and your counterparts stake out demands and lock into inflexible positions -- unfortunately, e-mail makes that quite easy to do.

14 Ways to Go Beyond the Email Blues

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 12.02.2012 | Technology
Mitch Ditkoff

Before sending off yet another email, ask yourself if email is really the right platform to communicate your message. Maybe a phone call would be more suitable. Or a face-to-face meeting. Or skywriting.