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Email pet peeves: creating effective email communication at work

Have you ever received an email riddled with unfamiliar acronyms? How about receiving an answer to only one of the three questions you asked in the email you sent last Friday? We recently asked some of our most trusted colleagues and business contacts to take a survey on the biggest challenges with professional email etiquette and their answers may surprise you.

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Email pet peeves: creating effective email communication at work

Inside jokes rule

Inside jokes rule

Successful brainstorm sessions begin with an effective set-up

Your meeting is just about to start and you give yourself a mental pat on the back for assembling this ideal group of individuals to help tackle a challenge. There are a few subject-matter experts in the room, plus you know from first-hand experience that everyone here is great at generating thoughtful, quality concepts. You call the meeting to order, discussion ensues, and at the end of the hour, this little brainstorm session has likely gone one of two ways:

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Successful brainstorm sessions begin with an effective set-up

How do you prioritize your busy workday?

When it comes to prioritizing your workday, where do you start? What tools do you use, what is your methodology, and how do you handle urgent requests? We asked CRC staffers, family, friends, and business contacts to take time out of their busy days to share tools and techniques for managing – yep, you guessed it – their busy days. While no two people are alike, some definite themes emerged.

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How do you prioritize your busy workday?

Form a Triad and get stuff done

THREE is an amazing number and if you create a task force of three people to solve a challenge, you’ll witness true magic.

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Form a Triad and get stuff done