In a past role, I supported an executive with digital marketing materials for events. Our firm hosted a number of networking events as well as a large annual meeting. At any given time, we would have invites out for two or three events and sometimes there was overlap in invitees. Meaning, communication could easily get muddy.
Then I learned a trick that forever changed my email efficiency.
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We’ve all been there. An email is sent to a large distribution list and suddenly – ping! ping! ping! A flood of replies ensues.
Then here comes my favorite email, “Can everyone stop hitting reply all?”
Ha! That’s super helpful!
The sad part is this onslaught of emails is usually well-intentioned. Think about the last time this happened to you. What is the common message?
My very unscientific estimation would be 99% of the time the responses were words of congratulations. Sweet, right? Unfortunately, everyone doesn’t need to read those words of celebration.
So, the question is – how do we escape the tsunami of “Reply All” emails?
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Okay, you made it. You’re at the end of the interview and you’re feeling pretty good. The vibe between you and your potential new executive is positive and you feel like you have a pretty solid knowledge about the company and the job duties. Then she asks…
“Do you have any questions for me?”
You choke for a minute. Your brain is spinning. Was there something we didn’t cover? What will sound clever? Ugh – a million questions, but what’s appropriate right now?
You take a deep breath and the only comment you can muster is a chipper, “Nope! Not at this time.”
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