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10 tips for writing emails people will respond to

They ignored you. (Again).<p>So, um, yeah, you check your nails, and, uh, hope that nobody will notice.<p>It doesn't have to be this way.<p>Most people get blown off because their emails are a bit rough, maybe try to say too much, and seem like, <b>whoa</b>, a lot of effort to read.<p>And that's because most email …

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The Two Minutes It Takes To Read This Will Improve Your Writing Forever

<i>Each week I share helpful ideas in my</i> <i>10 Ideas Worth Sharing</i> <i>newsletter.</i> <i>Sign up here</i> <i>to get next week’s ideas.</i><p>You’re busy, so I’ll keep this …

How language is processed by your brain

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you read a sentence (such as this one) about kicking a ball, neurons related to the motor function of your leg and foot will be activated in your brain. Similarly, if you talk about cooking garlic, neurons associated with smelling will fire up. Since it is almost impossible to do or …

Language Learning

The right way to make e-mail introductions

I ask for and receive a lot of requests for introductions.<p>Whether it's someone at a company looking for a partnership or a job, an investor, or a journalist, it's an integral part of almost any profession. The requests often emerge in the most inefficient way – in person, in the middle of an email …

Was It Grandstanding? Does That Matter?

Continuing our series of comments from the University of Chicago community regarding Dean John Ellison’s letter, some alumni and students have expressed that the move smelled, at least partially, like a publicity stunt.<p>From one current University of Chicago student, who hints that the …