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Did you see this article circulating in The Financial Times last month?
It's interesting, isn't it?
That the emails and replies we send are polluting the environment.
All of those "thank-you's" and "will-do's" clogging up data centres.
On the other hand, it sounds a bit like clap-trap, and I'm sure there are much more impactful ways to tackle climate change than emails of all things.
Let's face it, there are much bigger fish to fry (or not, as it were!)
But, saying that, it did make me think about when to reconsider sending an email.
So, before you hit send, ask yourself these questions:
Don't be afraid of the blank page, keep it short, simple and to the point. Kim Arnold has a great post on writing better emails that I urge you to check out!
Now it's over to you! Are you making your emails count?