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Is BCc: Impolite and Sneaky?

In a recent conversation with one of my clients, they mentioned that they felt the use of the BCc: field was not polite — and sneaky. This client was refereeing to an e-mail where he was copied in the BCc: field of an e-mail that was not a mass e-mail and of interest to only […] Read the rest here.... Is BCc: Impolite and Sneaky? on Business Email Etiquette.

Exposed

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So What Am I So Afraid Of?

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Sibling Anxiety

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Rude Business E-mails: Take Time to Cool Off Before Replying

Misunderstandings abound in e-mail. Most times due to not taking the time to make sure that the message and intent is clear, while the other side reads into the e-mail things that may not be there. When it comes to business e-mails there those who in the midst of their frustration or aggravation will whip […] Read the rest here.... Show More Summary

Gone From the Chapel

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Help! My Mother-in-Law Keeps Starting Drunken Arguments With My Son.

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Funny Bones

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Zero

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Don’t Jump to Conclusions in Your Business E-mail

E-mail makes it so much easier to boldly accuse or jump to incorrect conclusions. With all the sites that I manage, unfortunately, I have had the experience of receiving e-mails containing comments or claims that I know the very same folks would not say to my face. Show More Summary

Baby Me

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Backup Mommy

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