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We Need To Talk About Your Email Habits

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  1. 1. Which type of person are you?

    Which type of person are you?
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    So many unread.
    So many unread.
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    All marked as read.
    All marked as read.
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1. Which type of person are you?
  1. So many unread.
     
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    So many unread.
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    All marked as read.
  1. 2. What do you consider "inbox zero"?

    What do you consider "inbox zero"?
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    When all of my emails are marked as read.
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    When I have zero emails in my inbox.
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2. What do you consider "inbox zero"?
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    When all of my emails are marked as read.
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    When I have zero emails in my inbox.
  1. 3. Have you ever replied-all when only the original sender needed your response?

    Have you ever replied-all when only the original sender needed your response?
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    Yes, I admit it.
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    No, and I pride myself on that.
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3. Have you ever replied-all when only the original sender needed your response?
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    Yes, I admit it.
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    No, and I pride myself on that.
  1. 4. Do you use smiley faces in professional emails?

    Do you use smiley faces in professional emails?
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    Yes, who cares? :)
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    No, that's a bit much.
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4. Do you use smiley faces in professional emails?
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    Yes, who cares? :)
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    No, that's a bit much.
  1. 5. Do you use exclamation points in professional emails?

    Do you use exclamation points in professional emails?
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    Yes, who cares!!!
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    No, that's a bit much.
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5. Do you use exclamation points in professional emails?
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    Yes, who cares!!!
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    No, that's a bit much.
  1. 6. Have you ever sent, "Per my last email..."?

    Have you ever sent, "Per my last email..."?
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    Yes, because people don't read.
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    No, that's not my style.
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6. Have you ever sent, "Per my last email..."?
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    Yes, because people don't read.
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    No, that's not my style.
  1. 7. Have you ever sent, "Any updates on this?"

    Have you ever sent, "Any updates on this?"
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    Yes, because people need reminding.
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    No, that's not my style.
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7. Have you ever sent, "Any updates on this?"
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    Yes, because people need reminding.
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    No, that's not my style.
  1. 8. How do you sign off in professional emails?

    How do you sign off in professional emails?
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    Best,
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    Cheers,
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    Sincerely,
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    Thanks,
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    Regards,
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    Something else not listed here
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8. How do you sign off in professional emails?
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    Best,
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    Cheers,
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    Sincerely,
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    Thanks,
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    Regards,
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    Something else not listed here
  1. 9. Do you have an email signature for professional emails?

    Do you have an email signature for professional emails?
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    Yes, they're convenient.
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    No, they're tacky.
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9. Do you have an email signature for professional emails?
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    Yes, they're convenient.
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    No, they're tacky.
  1. 10. Have you ever put your entire email in the subject line (and left the body blank)?

    Have you ever put your entire email in the subject line (and left the body blank)?
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    Yes, I want to get right to the point.
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    No, and I hate that.
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    No, but I think it's a boss move.
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10. Have you ever put your entire email in the subject line (and left the body blank)?
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    Yes, I want to get right to the point.
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    No, and I hate that.
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    No, but I think it's a boss move.
  1. 11. How much time do you spend on your subject line?

    How much time do you spend on your subject line?
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    Hardly any time at all!
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    A few minutes — I want to get it right.
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    Literally more time than I spend writing the actual email.
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11. How much time do you spend on your subject line?
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    Hardly any time at all!
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    A few minutes — I want to get it right.
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    Literally more time than I spend writing the actual email.
  1. 12. Do you ever send emails without a subject line?

    Do you ever send emails without a subject line?
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    Yes, if I'm feeling lazy (or frustrated with someone).
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    No, that's terrifying for the other person to receive.
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12. Do you ever send emails without a subject line?
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    Yes, if I'm feeling lazy (or frustrated with someone).
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    No, that's terrifying for the other person to receive.
  1. 13. Do you keep things in your drafts bin that aren't emails, like notes or attachments?

    Do you keep things in your drafts bin that aren't emails, like notes or attachments?
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    Yes, I love using my drafts bin as storage.
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    No, I'd just forget they were there.
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13. Do you keep things in your drafts bin that aren't emails, like notes or attachments?
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    Yes, I love using my drafts bin as storage.
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    No, I'd just forget they were there.
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