Cover Story Productivity
Issue: April / May 2024

Unveiling the Hidden Workload: How Emails Masquerade as Tasks and Meetings

By - March 25, 2024

Recognizing and addressing the hidden workload embedded within our inboxes is crucial for maintaining productivity, explains Steuart Snooks
email inbox
Issue: October / November 2021

Incinerating Your Email Inbox in Outlook

By - September 25, 2021

Marie Herman explains the Outlook functions that can help you get (and stay) on top of your email inbox
Career Development
Issue: November / December 2020

Start Your Day the Right Way

By - November 25, 2020

Steuart Snooks shares his top tips to help you start your day the right way
Issue: November / December 2020

Dealing with Language Barriers

By - November 25, 2020

Dr Monica Seeley and Melissa Esquibel give their top tips for creating great emails when dealing with language barriers  
Issue: September / October 2019

How to Reduce Your CC’d Email

By - September 25, 2019

Are you spending too much time dealing with cc’d email? asks Monica Seeley
Health & Wellbeing
Issue: September / October 2018

Are You Sitting Comfortably?

By - September 25, 2018

Monica Seeley details her top tips to stay energized whilst dealing with email
Issue: January / February 2018

View Your Inbox as a Toll Road to Reduce Email Overload

By - January 25, 2018

Email overload is the disease of 21st-century office life says Monica Seeley
Issue: July / August 2017

Avoid the Goldfish Syndrome

By - July 27, 2017

Improve your performance and avoid the goldfish syndrome with Monica Seeley’s tips to handle email distraction
Issue: January / February 2017

Getting Too Much Email?

By - January 25, 2017

Are you part of the problem, or the solution? asks Marsha Egan
Issue: January / February 2017

Email to Gain Attention Without Being Pushy

By - January 25, 2017

Allow time for everyone to think rather than seeing, sending and responding as a relay race says Dr Monica Seeley
Issue: March / April 2015

Subject Line, not Surprise Line

By - March 25, 2015

Shirley Taylor explains how to create better email subject lines that get your emails opened
Personal Development
Issue: May / June 2014

Are You an Email Addict?

By - May 25, 2014

When we think about addiction, the first things that usually come to people’s minds are things like drugs and alcohol, before we think of more benign things such as particular TV shows or chocolate. However, I’d like to challenge you to think about a somewhat insidious addiction of our modern age – addiction to email.... Read more »
Issue: January / February 2014

New Year New Office: Improve your Outlook for 2014

By - January 25, 2014

Each year, most of us start the New Year in the same fashion: looking back over the last few years, trying to focus our direction in life and writing those all-important resolutions. Yet how many of us actually put personal development on that list? How many of us look at the ways in which we... Read more »
Issue: September / October 2013

Email Security

By - September 25, 2013

Dr Monica Seeley’s top tips on creating and maintaining email security As an Assistant you are often privy to highly confidential information. Yet email is one of the easiest ways to leak information quite by accident. Five common ways to breach security and confidentiality through email are: 1 Sending an email to the wrong addressee... Read more »
Issue: May / June 2012

Multi-tasking: Your Email Could be Hazardous to Your Career Health

By - May 25, 2012

How many of us pride ourselves in our ability to multitask. We think it is an advantage – and maybe it is. But has it gone too far?   Let’s face it – multitasking isn’t really doing two things at once. Multitasking is alternating among tasks. In other words, you hit the print button, then... Read more »
Issue: September / October 2011

What would you do with an extra hour a day?

By - September 25, 2011

Dr Monica Seeley on ‘Brilliant’ email What would you do if you could create an extra hour a day every day? Have a proper lunch break, do some personal development, spend more time with the family, finish a quilt you started 18 months ago? These are some responses to a recent survey conducted for the... Read more »