I’ve been on the fence about the Oxford comma most of my life. I always felt that sentences looked cleaner without them. I always regretted that, sometimes, they’re necessary. Maybe that’s why I love Vampire Weekend’s take on the whole thing. Maybe the extra comma just seemed snooty. No more. The comma and I haveContinue reading “Commas matter.”
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Humans love lists. Bullets are even easier.
Earlier this month I narrated a short vlog about using bullets to make your point, especially in an email. To be honest, I can’t think of any reason NOT to use bullets in email. It’s absolutely freeing. You don’t need to write complete sentences. You can avoid most punctuation. Just put your thoughts down behindContinue reading “Humans love lists. Bullets are even easier.”
Outlook, give me a break!
It’s a virtual world and we’re virtually out of time. With seven in 10 workers still working remotely, it’s not uncommon to have meetings booked back to back with no break in between. That’s where Outlook has your back. Click File > Settings > Calendar … then select the box to shorten meetings and determineContinue reading “Outlook, give me a break!”