Business

One word you should never use to start an email

Back in school, before email became the popular correspondence vehicle it is today, we were often told how it is bad etiquette to start a letter with “I, so and so…..”. Jonathan M Tisch, co-chairman of the board of Loews Corporation(Hotels & Resorts, New York) was advised by his boss to never start an email… Continue reading One word you should never use to start an email

Career · Misconceptions

Why “follow your passion” can be bad advice

When did the “follow your passion” advice come up in the English language? It first figured in the 1940s. As a career advice, it came in during the 1980s and 90s. Four books were published based on this theory, after which every author who wrote about career advice assumed his/her readers to know about the… Continue reading Why “follow your passion” can be bad advice