After a career as US Navy Helicopter Test Pilot, Instructor, and Acquisition Professional, I fell in love with organizational and Personal Growth and Development, Leadership Training, and Communication/Public Speaking education. Now I inspire others to Dream more, Learn more, Do more, and Become more as leaders.
What is the rule? Simply this: When writing an email, discuss only one topic. The corollary to the rule is that the subject line must accurately reflect the same topic.
There is a beautiful tool that you can use to connect with others in a conversation: Open Questions. You may be asking, “What is an Open Question?” My answer is, “Exactly, you just used one!” They don’t have a “yes” or “no” answer. Instead, the inquiry allows an answer that comes from the mind of the one being asked. There is no definitive answer that is right or wrong, and the answer is not subject to judgment.