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Google Just Made It Drop Dead Simple To Unsubscribe From Emails You Don't Want

Google Just Made It Drop Dead Simple To Unsubscribe From Emails You Don't Want | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
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Google keeping everyone on their toes yet again.  Email marketers who are leveraging true Personalization won't lose a wink of sleep...others might have cause for concern.

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14 Moments That Changed The World

14 Moments That Changed The World | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
The internet. 1:05 First Email 1:36 First Website 3:05 First Picture On The Internet 3:52 First Search Engine 4:30 First Blog 5:00 First Book Sold On Amazon 5:46 First Item Sold On ebay 6:23 First Phone With The Internet 7:06 First Internet Celeb...
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Email Is For Setting Expectations

Email Is For Setting Expectations | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Unread—or read but not replied to—email takes a toll on your happiness and productivity at work.
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There's A New Scam To Steal Your Gmail Info, And It's Hard To Catch

There's A New Scam To Steal Your Gmail Info, And It's Hard To Catch | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Warning: If you receive an email with the subject "Documents," and it directs you to a webpage that looks like a Google Drive sign-in page, do not enter your information.

 

It's likely a new phishing scam, in which a thief creates a fake portal that asks for people's private information and then steals it. (Netflix recently faced a similar issue.)

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Answering Work Emails at Night Makes You a Worse Employee in the Morning

Answering Work Emails at Night Makes You a Worse Employee in the Morning | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

We know that looking at smartphones or laptops before bed can disrupt sleep, but did you know that it can also leave you unable to focus the next day?

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10 Ways To Get People To Love Your Emails

10 Ways To Get People To Love Your Emails | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Do you cringe when you look at your email inbox? I do. Sometimes the volume of unread messages is intimidating, even paralyzing. Yet email is the universal tool for business communication. The good news is that you can adopt productive and efficient email habits. Better yet, you can be the one whose emails are a joy to read, moving to the top of your recipients’ priority list.Follow these ten tips.
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Gmail Will Never Ask You to 'Display Images Below' Again

Gmail Will Never Ask You to 'Display Images Below' Again | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Google rolled out improvements to how Gmail handles images on Thursday, specifically related to its automatic display of pictures within emails.
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Give Thanks For 20 Years Of E-Mail

Give Thanks For 20 Years Of E-Mail | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
This year, before Thanksgiving dinner, make sure to thank the Lord for the gift that keeps on giving.
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The 3 Most Crucial Time Saving Strategies (by the way, they’re easy!)

The 3 Most Crucial Time Saving Strategies (by the way, they’re easy!) | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Think there's never enough time in the day to do it all? Think again!
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8 Outlook Hints Everyone Should Know

8 Outlook Hints Everyone Should Know | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Outlook hints
While studying and teaching productivity habits, I’ve noticed that many people use Microsoft Outlook for their e-mail and calendar, but have no idea that this tool has many useful features built in.
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The New Rules Of Business Etiquette

The New Rules Of Business Etiquette | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
One languid summer afternoon, I was coming from a midday yoga class at the office gym when I ran into my top boss at the elevator. “How are things?” he asked. Fresh from blissing out in corpse pose, I blurted, “It’s August.
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Stop sending work emails on the weekend

Stop sending work emails on the weekend | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

"If you expect your employee to work mid-morning Sunday, then it is highly advised that you repay that time taken somewhere else in the traditional work week, say for example allowing that same employee to take mid-morning Wednesday to attend to personal things," Haid said. "The key is flexibility with time across the entire week."

 
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27 Email Etiquette Tips for Professionals

27 Email Etiquette Tips for Professionals | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Even after the advent of social media and improvements in text messaging, email is  still the mode of communication that continues to prevail in the professional realm.
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If You Can't Stop, You Can't Think Clearly

If You Can't Stop, You Can't Think Clearly | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Thanks to the patience and skill of photographer David Kingham, I'm going to share with you an image that should cause you to stop what you're doing and ponder your place in the Universe.
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This boss forced his burned-out employees to stop checking email on vacation

This boss forced his burned-out employees to stop checking email on vacation | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
"I had to impose it because the methlike addiction of connection is so strong."
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Now Gmail Encrypts Messages Sent to Google Servers

Now Gmail Encrypts Messages Sent to Google Servers | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Starting Thursday, Gmail will always use an encrypted HTTPS connection for sending and receiving email.
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Are Your Emails Too Long? (Hint: Probably)

Are Your Emails Too Long? (Hint: Probably) | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
We'd probably all agree that less email would make our working lives easier. Let's start with making each one just a little bit shorter.
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Your Method Sends a Message

Your Method Sends a Message | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Everyone is so busy all the time. So it’s tempting to cut corners wherever you can. It’s tempting to do everything by email (or even faster modes like texting and instagramming, etc), but I’ve spent a good portion of my time as an executive coach helping my clients unwind the damage they’ve done in the name of expedience. And, I’ve fired a contractor or two because I got sick of being “cyber scolded” with terse emails. So let’s try to save you this trouble.
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10 one-minute time hacks that will make you more productive

10 one-minute time hacks that will make you more productive | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
10 time hacks that will take you less than 60 seconds to implement into your life.
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Everything You Need to Know About Gmail's Latest Update

Everything You Need to Know About Gmail's Latest Update | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Gmail has gotten quite a few updates over the last few months. Here's a quick overview.
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How Sucessful People Handle Email Effectively

How Sucessful People Handle Email Effectively | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Emails. They never seem to stop, and it’s easy to get buried in them. But there are some people out there who have their inboxes under control no matter what. Their secret?
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25 Things You Should Never Have To Type Again

25 Things You Should Never Have To Type Again | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Use Google's Canned Responses feature to seriously cut down on your email time.
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Remember that you can do the same thing in many high end email programs, such as Outlook. Save your time!

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6 Tips for Sorting Your Gmail Contacts

6 Tips for Sorting Your Gmail Contacts | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
You're proud of your status on team #inboxzero. You have labels, lots of labels. Your filtering system acts like a good defensive line; nothing's getting through there.
But have you organized your contacts yet?
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57 Ways To Sign Off On An Email

57 Ways To Sign Off On An Email | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
One day last fall, my colleague Miguel Morales received an email with a sign-off that was so strange, it has stuck in his mind for the last year. It came from Melissa Geisler, who works in digital sports programming and production at Yahoo.
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Ten email commandments

Ten email commandments | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Your phone can prevent interruptions too: a voicemail message can politely ask people to text or email you. Presto: instant personal assistant.

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