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How to Be Better at Email: A Comprehensive Scientific Guide

How to Be Better at Email: A Comprehensive Scientific Guide | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it

Email is all-pervasive, and arguably one of the most important tools of modern business. But the fact is most of us are not particularly good at it, wasting time on messages we should ignore and losing track of those that we should be focusing on. Then there's the base human instinct to cc: everyone in our address notebook whenever possible.


What are the best ways to take control and optimize your use of email? Quartz turned to academic research from around the world and other thoughtful sources to compile these insights and suggestions.

The Learning Factor's insight:

Check every 45 minutes (not every five). Ask simple questions. Don't pollute group-emails with one-word reply-alls.

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Hand Selected Stories To Keep You On The Leading Edge

Hand Selected Stories To Keep You On The Leading Edge | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it

Let us help you stay connected, educated and networked by filtering some of the most interesting and relevant business content for you. Right here, we become your personal content curator, putting you in touch with the hottest, most interesting and most valuable business resources from around the world.


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What You Can Learn From the Strategies of Amazon, Apple, and Lego

What You Can Learn From the Strategies of Amazon, Apple, and Lego | Business Brainpower with the Human Touch | Scoop.it

Position yourself for the future by looking at what stays constant.  

That's how star companies like Amazon, Apple, and Lego consistently leap ahead of competitors, say strategy experts Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi in their new book, Strategy That Works.

The authors say that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' November 2012 fireside chat (watch it on YouTube) perfectly explains this strategy. Here's what Bezos said:

I very frequently get the question 'What's gonna change in the next 10 years?'...I almost never get the question 'What's not going to change in the next 10 years?' And I submit to you that that second question is actually the more important of the two. Because you can build a business strategy around the things that are stable in time.

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Too many leaders think about what's going to change in the next 10 years, instead of what's not.

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