Funny E-Mail Auto-Replies

Looking for an Out of Office message? You may want to avoid these:

1: I am currently out at a job interview and will reply to you if I fail to get the position .

2: I'm not really out of the office. I'm just ignoring you.

3: You are receiving this automatic notification because I am out of the office. If I was in, chances are you wouldn't have received anything at all.(From)


Should You Forward that Email?

A flow-chart to help you decide if you should forward that funny email: (from Shoebox Blog, via Gizmodo)… Read more


Email Policies That Make Everyone’s Life Easier

In a follow-up to 6 Steps to More Effective Emails, I’ve started implementing my own policies for how I handle email.  Below are the policies I’ve shared with people who I communicate with often. If everyone at my company were to follow these policies, built from ideas learned from Getting Things Done, The 4-Hour Workweek… Read more


6 Steps to More Effective Emails

effective email tips

The corporate world communicates via email. Those little messages residing in everyone’s mailboxes contain status updates, action items, and decisions.  On any given day, I might send and receive over 100 messages.  For some of you that might be low, for others it’s high. So how do you effectively communicate in a medium when you’re… Read more