300 Emails? It was 24 hours! I would have never thought as a front line manager of a small team that I could receive as much email as I do. It’s so overwhelming, I’ve taken to putting my Out of Office as “Due to the volume of email, I will be deleting all email received in my absence. Please hold important correspondence til my return on 3 January 2024”! So, how do we communicate to our peers and leaders if they’re also receiving this much email, or multitudes more? I propose a simple solution. A quick to remember and learn writing template for emails born of years of military correspondence, when seconds mattered, and enough time in the corporate world to know that it’s on me to communicate effectively. I originally adapted this from a business correspondence course, bolted on some pieces from the Army, and its served me well through out the years. I don’t quite get a 100% response rate, but it’s in the high 90’s. Take it, modify as it fits your needs and situations a
Ingredients: 1/4 Stick butter 1/2C AP flour 3/4C room temp milk 3 room temp eggs Salt pepper mace nutmeg allspice etc if you want it Blend it or whisk it until homogeneous Put a castiron in a cold oven at 425°. Remove when preheat finishes and melt in a 1\4 stick of butter. Pour in batter. Top with parm and fresh herbs. Cook 15m.