And by "just work" they mean look prettier than yours.
You don't leave your clothes in a pile on the floor, why leave your Sales Reports there?
It is your responsibility to be on time. Plan ahead.
Don;t let an operating system come between co-worker, departments or progress. People control machines, not the other way around.
Only invite essential people to your meeting. Everyone else will thank you.
No group chat because you're running Skype 1.0? Get with the programs.
They should, but sadly they do not. Please limit metaphorical comparisons of company divisions to Westerlos kingdoms.
Quality of Connection / Quantity of Participants = Who said that?
Conversations are 100x faster and more clear than email threads. Try it!
Attachments clog email. Point recipients to the file instead of sending, whenever possible.
Yes, we can hear you now. Very clearly.
In emails, if you can't answer immediately, let the requestor know when they can expect an answer. No one knows you are thinking about it.
Treat any interruptive request as you would a closed door – knock before interrupting.
A quick confirmation saves everyone time.
After two days, the hip, clever, ironic, cute, retro ringtone, alert or alarm quickly decays.
It is your job to summarize an email. Clarify exactly what it is you are asking the recipient to consider.
The point of the photo is to quickly identify yourself – not your cat or your favorite sports team.
Bring people together to engage and discuss. Do not bring people together to simply share.
Luckily we have folders and files for these things. Use the proper tool for the job.
If you want your audience to listen, speak. If you want them to read, write. If you want them to sleep, use bullets (in your presentation).