For too many people, writing emails takes far too much time. Most of that time is spent re-reading your introduction and sign off, trying to decide if it is too formal, or informal, or boring, or not professional enough. Fortunately, I’m here to help you write your emails in much less time. Just like whenContinue reading “How to Start Your Emails (aka, Stop Worrying About Your Email Intros)”
When people who think differently work together, we end up with better solutions – but this means you will eventually find yourself disagreeing with someone in the workplace. It might also mean you need to tell a coworker they forgot to do a task or need to try a different idea. Before youContinue reading “You’re wrong. (Or: How to disagree without being rude.)”
Idioms can be intimidating. If an idiom has been extremely common for years, will it be old fashioned by the time you feel comfortable to start using it? Luckily, Business English trends change slowly. This is one very popular Business English idiom that isn’t going away: Call it a Day. Meaning: To stop doing orContinue reading “Business English Idioms: Call It a Day (And other ways to tell coworkers you’re going home.)”
The three most common ways of using commas: in a list, with conjunctions, and after introductory phrases.