6 March

Do I really have to go out to dinner with them?

Do I really have to go out to dinner with them?

That’s a good question. And one I’m often asked. Off the top of my head I can remember the following cases: “We’re hosting the European sales meeting this year. And, of course, we’re all supposed to be going out for dinner every evening. It’s not as if I’m really needed – the rest of the […]

3 February

Introducing yourself by email

Introducing yourself by email

Introducing yourself to the rest of the team is one of the first things to do in a new job. Simple enough if your new colleagues are on the same corridor. But what if they’re spread all over the world? If you’re not likely to meet them in person until much later, why not introduce […]

9 January

Eliminate these seven errors for better English emails

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Eliminate these seven errors for better English emails

  Over the years I’ve noticed that there are some mistakes which crop up time and time again in emails. Although these errors don’t usually prevent the recipient from understanding what is meant, they do prevent the sender from making a really good impression. So why not eliminate them?   Can you spot the mistakes? I’ve […]