I bet there are plenty of times (today) you’ve rushed to respond to a message—and completely forgotten to consider what you’re really trying to say. Or worse, sent it without giving it a once-over and spell-checking it.
These little details are important—no matter what your position is. And keeping them in check ensures that you always sound professional, respectful, and smart.
So, check out this video and remind yourself to ask these eight questions before pressing send.
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Previously an editor for The Muse, Alyse is proud to prove that yes, English majors can change the world. She’s written almost 500 articles for The Muse on anything from productivity tips to cover letters to bad bosses to cool career changers, many of which have been featured in Fast Company, Forbes, Inc., CNBC's Make It, USA Today College, Lifehacker, Mashable, and more. She calls many places home, including Illinois where she grew up and the small town of Hamilton where she attended Colgate University, but she was born to be a New Yorker. In addition to being an avid writer and reader, Alyse loves to dance, both professionally and while waiting for the subway.More from this Author