Methods of Teaching Business Communication provides unique insights into how to teach your business communication or business writing course more easily and successfully.

Do You Give Readers the “Why” They Need?

The other night I was traveling from Boston to my home, Seattle. When I arrived at my connection city, Denver, at 7:15 p.m. I received this text message: Your Flight ___ on August 6 from DEN now departs at 11:55…

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Finally! The 23 Unwritten Rules of Email

"It wasn't until I helped my college-aged brother hack (er, set up) his inbox and explained some of the nuances of this ubiquitous method of communication that I realized how many unwritten rules of email have developed over the years."

"Some of them are pretty obvious, but they’re worth repeating (because I still see people breaking them from time to time). And others aren’t immediately intuitive—but, if universally followed, would help us all better send and respond to email.

"So, I’m putting them in writing. Review the list, and repeat after me: 'I do solemnly swear that I will follow the rules of email forevermore.'"

See the 23 rules by Alex Cavoulacos (photo, left), founder of ...
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