- Were the emails the real issue?
- Was her communication style behavior the real issue?
- How do you approach your work colleagues when you have issues?
- How do you communicate in your emails?
I have recently changed the layouts of my email's so that I have specific questions and actions bullet pointed so the receiver knows exactly what I am after. For example if I am asking a co-worker about the progress of a project I will format the email like this -
Can you please update me on where the marketing project is at the moment. I am particularly interested in knowing -
- Who and when will the marquee bookings be confirmed?
- Who is co-ordinating the printing of the brochures?
- When will the brochures be printed?
- When can we distribute the brochures?
I look forward to your prompt reply,
The plan is to get the most information out of the email recipient in one go that way you don't have to repeat yourself.
I can't help but think the sacked woman's email style was also indicative of her person-to-person style...