Email Productivity

  • 3 Courses | 54m 58s
  • 8 Books | 6h 30m
  • 4 Audiobooks | 11h 21m 57s
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Email is intended to increase productivity but often becomes a drain on your time. Explore tips to help you gain control of your email. On average, the average business person receives anywhere from 100 to 200 emails per day. Reading and responding to these can eat up half of your work day. Learn how to make streamline this process and get more done each day.

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Writing Effective E-mails and Instant Messages

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COURSES INCLUDED

Writing Effective E-mails and Instant Messages
Email has become an indispensable communication tool for organizations, and plays a vital role in how they conduct business and maintain their operations. As a result, one of the most important communication skills to have in the workplace today is email etiquette. It can help ensure you get messages across quickly, appropriately, and concisely. In this course, you'll learn some tried and tested guidelines for writing emails. You'll explore the fundamental elements of written communication that every email should contain, and the importance of keeping emails concise. The course also covers the etiquette associated with using instant messaging programs as an extension of email.
7 videos | 17m has Assessment available Badge
Sending E-mails to the Right People
Sending an email to the wrong person, or excluding the right person, hinders effective communication and is a sign of poor email etiquette. Because email is so central to how organizations do business today, writing emails effectively - and getting them to the right people - is one of the most important communication skills to have. In this course, you'll learn a vital facet of written communication: how to address and distribute emails. You'll be introduced to best practices for deciding who to send emails to and how to flag emails appropriately. The course also covers proper etiquette for forwarding emails and using reply and reply all. In addition, it highlights some poor copying practices to avoid.
7 videos | 19m has Assessment available Badge
Organizing Your E-mail
In the modern business environment, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the volume of written communication that you need to process every day. To keep up, you need strong communication skills to sort, file, respond to, or delete all emails that you receive during your business day. In this course, you'll learn some vital communication techniques for managing and writing emails effectively. The course covers email etiquette tips on how to use folders and filters to organize emails for increased efficiency, as well as guidelines on what emails to delete. You'll also explore how to recover important information should you lose an email.
7 videos | 17m has Assessment available Badge

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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

E-Mail in an Instant: 60 Ways to Communicate with Style and Impact
Showing you how to improve your e-mail efficiency, this book helps you gain mastery over your electronic mail box and be more effective at getting your messages across with style and impact as well as managing and responding to the messages you receive.
book Duration 1h 34m book Authors By Karen Leland, Keith Bailey

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Effective Email: Concise, Clear Writing to Advance Your Business Needs (2014 Edition)
In today's fast-paced, competitive business environment, we all need to communicate clearly and use our time productively. This concise guide presents tips, tools, and ideas that can improve the quality - and reduce the quantity - of email in the workplace.
book Duration 1h 11m book Authors By Natasha Terk

Book

Email Matters: 50 Tips to Manage Your Inbox
Even though technology changes rapidly, the rules of business and social etiquette do not. This book offers tips to make your emails more efficient, effective, and enjoyable-both to create and to read.
book Duration 23m book Authors By Dianna Booher

Book

The Hamster Revolution: How to Manage Your Email Before it Manages You
Is email taking over your life? Chock-full of practical advice, this remarkable book will help you eliminate needless emails, write better messages, and file and find information in a flash.
book Duration 1h 33m book Authors By Mike Song, Tim Burress, Vicki Halsey

Book

Control That Email!: Business Skills
Email is the language of business today. Let this concise booklet show you how to quickly learn about email "business" etiquette, increase your email efficiency, deal with email interruptions, and how to avoid legal woes that stem from email.
book Duration 23m book Authors By Justin Brusino

Book

The 6-D System: Processing Paperwork, Email, and Voicemail
By explaining the six different decisions can make to process any type of information, this concise book will show you how to keep up with the new things - and for a little time each day, go back to the old items - and use the 6 D's on them until your Inbox is empty.
book Duration 19m book Authors By Laura Stack

Book

Emptying Your Inbox: The 12 Best Practices for Handling Email
Technology CAN increase your productivity if you use best practices for email. This book will guide you through 12 steps to follow so that your inbox becomes your friend.
book Duration 12m book Authors By Laura Stack

Book

Zip! Tips: ZIPs for Outlook, iPad, iPhone, Gmail, Google, and Much, Much More!
Packed with the very best ways to instantly get more done via the world's most popular technology platforms, this practical guide will help you turn your personal devices into your personal robots, destroy evil time-wasting aliens, and master amazing timesaving tips instantly.
book Duration 55m book Authors By Mike Song
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AUDIOBOOKS INCLUDED

AUDIOBOOK SUMMARY

How to Write Effective Business English: Excel at E-Mail, Social Media and All Your Professional Communications
How to Write Effective Business English provides a breakdown of potential pitfalls in today's different forms of written communication and outlines the best ways to avoid them. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 20m 28s audiobook Authors By Fiona Talbot

AUDIOBOOK SUMMARY

Effective Email: Concise, Clear Writing to Advance Your Business Needs
Effective Email provides the necessary lessons to master the art of email. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 16m 45s audiobook Authors By Natasha Terk

Audiobook

Work Simply: Embracing the Power of Your Personal Productivity Style
This audio edition presents a productivity system that truly and fundamentally fits you - so you'll never feel overwhelmed again.
audiobook Duration 8h 19m 37s audiobook Authors By Carson Tate

Audiobook

Effective Email: Concise, Clear Writing to Advance Your Business Needs
This audio edition will help you write concise, clear emails that advance your business needs.
audiobook Duration 2h 25m 7s audiobook Authors By Natasha Terk
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SKILL BENCHMARKS INCLUDED

Email Productivity
Email is intended to increase productivity but often becomes a drain on your time. Explore tips to help you gain control of your email. On average, the average business person receives anywhere from 100 to 200 emails per day. Reading and responding to these can eat up half of your work day. Learn how to make streamline this process and get more done each day. This benchmark evaluates your understanding of this topic. Being aware of potential knowledge gaps allows you to better understand your current competency and areas for improvement, so you can find suitable content and curate your own learning path. The courses recommended at the end of this benchmark can help you fill potential gaps in your knowledge.
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