Remember that written communications are imperfect

I came across this excellent post that reminded me of just how easy it is to misunderstand the tone of an email, a tweet, a Facebook status message. Take a look at the statistics from the original post and try to keep this in mind as you send your next message.

Technology is Not Always Progress It’s dark-thirty and you’re at your bathroom counter hastily going through your morning routine, getting ready for the day. You grab a tube, squeeze out a line of gel and start brushing your teeth. You gag as it hits you that the tube on your counter is NOT toothpaste. The right product, applied the wrong way has tainted your day before it even got started. Congratulations if you don’t have any memories of an experience similar to the one here. B … Read More

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