Rudeness Online

24 Oct

Lately the Wall Street Journal has had a run of interesting articles about personal functioning in the workplace.  Why are we so rude online? is good read about how people are using Facebook and (go figure) believing what they say is somehow anonymous?

A rather more important issue is those who never read the second sentence.  Have you ever noticed how if you send a short email with two questions, with the title “2 questions,” more than half of the recipients do not answer the second Q?  This is actually rather more important than stating an online argument and then getting hurt feelings.

SEND ME A note on the email behavior that irritates you the most, we can build a list and have a good chuckle.

 

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