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How to Write Emails Professionally that Sell
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How to Write Emails Professionally that Sell

Email communication is critical in today’s business environment. Phone calls and hard-copy memos are becoming obsolete and all the focus from these traditional methods has shifted to emails. If you are like me, I am sure you have received some seemingly rude, abrupt, robotic and unthoughtful emails.  Have you ever thought how your emails come...

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Different Ways to Say Thank You in English

Yesterday, I was sitting with a friend and we were discussing the importance of writing thank you notes. Saying thank you can be the difference between getting the job or getting your resume shredded. Taking the time to write a thank you note is a nice gesture, but it can often be difficult because starting...

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A Glimpse from My Past – “Jail”

A glimpse into my past, an excerpt from my journal: It was cold. The florescent lights cast a dull shadow. The men glared as I walked in. A fresh face. The door sealed shut behind me, separating me from the outside. I felt like a spectacle. The men whistled at me as if I were...

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Plan Your Calls

I recently made a phone call that was fairly important. I was bracing myself for an interactive phone conversation. In my mind, I envisioned that it would start with casual greetings, the friendly “How was your weekend?” and so on, even though the subject matter of the call was strictly business. I knew the gist of...