Do you want to increase your email responses?
I expect you do.
After all, you take the trouble to craft your email. So why wouldn’t you want people to respond to it?
Project Management technology is changing fast. But it’s a fair bet that most of us will still be making a lot of use of email for a few more years. So it is worth looking at any research that can help you get the best from the medium.
A team at the University of Southern California and Yahoo Labs analyzed 16 billion emails exchanged by 2 million users.
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You can read their original research paper, ‘Evolution of Conversations in the Age of Email Overload’; the lead author is Farshad Kooti.
Here are some of the things you can learn about increasing your email responses:
To maximize your email responses, send your emails early in the morning, and early in the working week. Avoid attachments if you can. Don’t take offense at a terse reply. Consider alternative ways to communicate with busy email users. Email is one of the many strategies for project communication that we cover in our core Project Management Courses. Why not take a look at them? Especially because they are all at reduced prices for a short while longer.
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Dr Mike Clayton is one of the most successful and in-demand project management trainers in the UK. He is author of 14 best-selling books, including four about project management. He is also a prolific blogger and contributor to ProjectManager.com and Project, the journal of the Association for Project Management. Between 1990 and 2002, Mike was a successful project manager, leading large project teams and delivering complex projects. In 2016, Mike launched OnlinePMCourses.
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