How to Write Emails Like a CEO
TL;DR: Too long; didn’t read.
There are many things CEOs care about, but arguably one of the most important things is their time. Whether they are running a Fortune 500 company or a startup company, CEOs have a lot on their plate and in a global economy every second counts.
When I first entered the startup world I wrote novel-like emails to my team members. This ended in long drawn out email chains that took up a great majority of my time as well as my team’s. I quickly learned to “filter out the fluff” and focus on the one or two key points I was trying to make.
Spending time in email chains is not productive.