Monthly Archives: August 2011

Managing Your Desk Part 2 Dealing With Email

If something is vitally important-a REAL EMERGENCY- email should only be a backup method of communication. Have people flag their emails with a code or color. Red for emergency, Orange for urgent, Blue for important or a number. Or have people start the subject line with the email’s priority EMERGENCY-sexual harassment complaint-call me. Continue reading

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Managing Your Desk Part 1-Prioritizing Emergencies

Many of us are constantly interrupted by employees and peers with emergency after emergency. When we get clarification we discover that it is not an emergency at all. And, how many of you aren’t interrupted by something that you should have been interrupted you with-a genuine emergency that you needed to handle immediately? Continue reading

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