Drafting An Email? Remember You’re Talking to a Person

Tip Number 4 in Real Simple’s How to Write Emails That Actually Get Answered — is one of mine: Remember You’re Talking to a Person. We’re often so focused on ourselves that we forget others are tangled in their own messy, demanding lives as well. While meeting at 2 pm for coffee may seem like a smart idea, to you, put yourself in the other person’s shoes before firing off the email. Read all the suggestions on how to do email better, here.