Your Emails are Too Long

Email is almost dead. I’m not going to go into all of the reasons why email is dying. You can Google Email is Dead to find out why.

I say “almost” because it’s not dead yet. Like many of you, I use some email almost every day. More and more I am finding myself utilizing social media platforms like texting, Twitter, and Facebook to communicate with people. It’s shorter and I typically get a quicker and more to-the-point response that way.

For those rare times where you do have to send an email (and it’s probably less than you realize) take a cue from ZenHabits.net and shorten them because Your Emails are Too Long:

How do you use social media to connect with the families and teams that you lead?

PS – Here’s more tips on How to Write Emails that Your Team Will Actually Read and Breaking Email Addiction.

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