#050 – Why We Suck at Email [Podcast]

We suck at email … no really, we REALLY suck at email.  I’ve heard countless podcasts and read many books that talk about being more productive at email … “inbox zero” … creating tasks from emails … but I’m not sure I’ve ever heard anyone talk about why we have such a hard time communicating by email.

Why We Suck at Email

Why We Suck at Email


In this episode, I’m going to share the work of two psychologists to help explain why we suck at email.  Then I’ll give you 3 guiding questions you should ask yourself every time you email, and about a dozen practical suggestions to implement email etiquette.

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“Why We Suck at Email” Show Notes

In this episode, I share on the following topics:

  • Two psychologists speak about why we suck at email
  • The 3 questions you should ask yourself every time you send an email
  • 12 basic principles of email etiquette

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