6 Words That Don’t Belong In Work Emails

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Before you fire off emails to your supervisors we’re guessing you give your first draft a makeover and then re-read everything to make sure it flows, right? Makes sense. Having an embarrassing typo or inarticulate message can send the wrong message. Namely, you don’t pay attention to detail. Not exactly the mark you want to leave.

Another way to make an impression is to deliver concise, clutter-free copy via your emails. You can do so by eliminating some overused words, such as …

#1. Just

We’ve all used it: “I just thought …” “Did you just…” “Could you just loan me your tax evasion software?”

Remove it. It’s rarely needed — just trying to tell it to you straight, pal.