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Productivity Workflow Writing

How to Easily Nail Email Subject Lines

These days subject lines standout more than content

A Simple Strategy for Improving Email Interaction

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Writing persuasive and informative email content is a skill that everyone who communicates to others on a regular basis needs to develop, but having a strong approach to email subject lines Is an even more critical skill to possess.

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Technology Workflow

Apple Needs to Bring Siri Shortcuts to macOS

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In the quest for simple to use platform automation Apple has a golden opportunity

Our devices store our most important and personal information often acting as neural prosthesis, help coordinate our social activities with friends and family , and to some even act as pseudo-surrogate partner. But in the background our devices have super powers we never see. They tick away diligently checking our email, managing our safety, and reacting to our needs before we know we need them.

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Life Psychology

How to Identify and Avoid Protectionist Thinking

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We are all familiar with protectionist thinking, whether we recognise it or not. As humans, it’s almost unavoidable. We all think this way at the very least a few times in our lives.

Protectionist Thinking is the thought process where a person aims to minimise risks to their perceived state or condition by actively or passively seeking an alternate negative stance to avoid displacement.

That’s quite a lot to take in so let’s break down what that means.