Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email

Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer complaints. But there are a few trails out there that show the skillful way Jobs used written communication. Let's take a look at just one example … Continue reading Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email

Email is not for real-time requests

Pet peeve #461: You probably know of at least one person who uses emails for real-time requests. They annoyingly ask if you’ve read their emails, sometimes instantly after sending them. This expectation puts unnecessary pressure on you to interrupt your productivity by incessantly checking your inbox. Bottom line, email is not for real-time requests.