TODAY   |  February 27, 2014

The one email successful people never send

According to a Huffington Post story, successful people like Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos never send long emails; they keep it brief. The story also says to not waste the subject line.

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>>> welcome back to "today" on this thursday morning, february the 27th, 2014 . a hardy crowd outside in some cold weather in new york city . i'm willie along with natalie and tamron.

>> al's live shot cut out and i got caught with ice cream in my mouth.

>> you just got caught.

>> there's a huffington post piece up that caught our eyes. the one thing that never gets seen, long emails.

>> if they're too short, they're intimidating.

>> i worry when i send my e- e-mails they're too short and to the point. i make sure i'm not being snippy here.

>> i do lols, smiley face .

>> do people who send you e-mails all lower case, no punctuation?

>> that's not what it means. i don't put a subject line because i want you to read it.

>> they say don't waste the subject line .

>> and i don't put punctuation. there you have it.