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Marshall Kirkpatrick

Shared April 9, 2017

Good stuff!

Hampus Jakobsson

Shared November 24, 2016

WOW! This is so amazing. Emails are great, but mostly an abused artform.

khal Davenport

Shared January 21, 2017

By adopting military email etiquette, you will introduce a kernel of clarity to your correspondence and that of your colleagues and clients.

Tefo Mohapi

Shared March 21, 2017

How to format your emails with military precision

Tefo Mohapi

Shared July 19, 2017

How to write e-mail with military precision.

Hong Le Viet

Shared November 24, 2016

Bottom Line Up Front (BLUF). Military professionals lead their emails with a short, staccato statement known as the BLUF. (Yes, being the military, there is an acronym for everything.) It declares the purpose of the email and action required. The BLUF should quickly answer the five W’s: who, what, where, when, and why

Pranav Pai

Shared March 21, 2017

Preach!

J.D. Walt

Shared November 28, 2016

Very helpful counsel for Subject Line Clarity and getting to the bottom line up front.

Mr. Thoro

Shared January 10, 2017

Stop time wasting. Get to the point

Marta Datkiewicz

Shared January 22, 2017

How to Write Email with Military Precision

Reade Milner

Shared December 5, 2016

This is awesome. Fully endorse.

Andra Magda

Shared January 3, 2017

to do

Tri Vo

Shared January 12, 2017

We should try some military techniques when writing emails.

Tyler Simmons

Shared September 22, 2018

i loved this!

Lenny Laurier

Shared November 25, 2016

This improves email communication with little to no ambiguity.

Michael Eriksson

Shared November 24, 2016

Some good practices I definitely could benefit from using more.

Tanveer Mohammed

Shared November 26, 2016

There. Helps.

Jason Larocque

Shared December 2, 2016

Interesting approach👍

Leah Cheng

Shared November 28, 2016

love it

Tushar Motwani

Shared December 25, 2016

Excellent tips on writing emails.
#productivity

Kay Cha

Shared July 14, 2017

Here is an email example for corporate use that uses keywords in the subject, bottom line, background bullets, and active voice:

Subject: INFO – Meeting Change

Shannon,

Bottom Line: We scheduled the weekly update meeting for Thursday at 2 PM CST to accommodate the CFO’s schedule.

Background:

We searched for other available times, but this is the only time that works, and it’s important that you are on the call, so that you can address your P&L.
CFO will be in Boston on Thursday meeting at an offsite with the management committee.
He wants to review the financial report that can be found here (insert link) before the call.

Here is an email example for corporate use that uses keywords in the subject, bottom line, background bullets, and active voice:

Subject: INFO – Meeting Change

Shannon,

Bottom Line: We scheduled the weekly update meeting for Thursday at 2 PM CST to accommodate the CFO’s schedule.

Background:

We searched for other available times, but this is the only time that works, and it’s important that you are on the call, so that you can address your P&L.
CFO will be in Boston on Thursday meeting at an offsite with the management committee.
He wants to review the financial report that can be found here (insert link) before the call.

Graham Rivers-Brown

Shared November 26, 2016

By adopting military email etiquette, you will introduce a kernel of clarity to your correspondence and that of your colleagues and clients.

Rama Drama

Shared November 27, 2016

Excellent tip. Need to incorporate at work.

Patricia

Shared November 30, 2016

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David A. Burnet

Shared December 12, 2016

This is what I was telling you about, adapt it and get good ideas from this for managing David via email.

Arka Dipta Das

Shared December 26, 2016

Increase your efficiency at work!