It’s not what you think, or may be it is 🤷♀️
It’s become increasingly difficult to stand out from the crowd and impress your boss. Especially now that most people work remotely.
Here are a few tips on what NOT to do via email when communicating with your boss:
Don’t forward long chains on emails and say “please see below”
Summarize … summarize…. summarize
Don’t send an attachment and say “please see attached”
Summarize…. summarize…. summarize – then refer to the attachment
Don’t send “please advise”
Yes, you can summarize the issue!
Propose a solution and ask if your boss is aligned or would like to discuss further
Your boss is likely getting hundreds of emails a day!
This is an easy opportunity to stand out of the crowd as a thoughtful email communicator!
Make an impression.