Remember when we gave you Lifehacker.com’s list of the phrases people despise seeing in email messages? Hopefully you’re reading them less and using less of them yourself. Now, another smart email tip courtesy of thecouchmanager.com, a blog about working remotely:
When you’re just one of several recipients of an email message, restrain yourself from clicking “reply all.”
Why? For starters, it benefits productivity. The author of couchmanager.com’s post cites one company that pulled the plug on its reply all bottleneck by disabling the option from their email programs altogether (the company actually hid it so employees would be less inclined to click it). Fewer emails equates to less time reading messages that potentially don’t affect you, leaving you more time to get stuff done.
Visit thecouchmanager.com to see a list of 5 Annoying Replies That Don’t Require “Reply All,” then check out our 13 tips for being a better co-worker.
Some people like to travel by train because it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of an airplane.
I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”
“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” —Everyone following you on Instagram
A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.
Comedian Greg Davies
Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.
Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.
My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me everything you know.”
“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” —Alcohol
@yoyoha (Josh Hara)
My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.
Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?
A: A mechanic.