Email is not the enemy

October 10th, 2018

Once upon a time email was the answer to all our problems.

But in recent years we’ve fallen out of love with it, resenting its intrusion into our lives at all hours of the day. So, how can we turn the tide of opinion, and ensure that email reclaims its place as a valuable channel of internal communication?

Seeing your name appear in the CC line of an email that’s completely irrelevant to you, has been known to spark rage in even the most level-headed employee.

However, email itself is not the enemy – the humans using it are where the real issues lie. Whether it’s emailing the entire global company about the cake in the Derby office or emailing at 10pm in the evening and expecting a response, our behaviour around email has deteriorated and something needs to change.

Read the full blog on Alive with Ideas’ website.



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