The Trick to Saying No to Your Boss (Without Looking Lazy)

In our weekly one-on-one a little over a year ago, my boss told me that, recently, she’d noticed I’d been saying “no” a lot when she asked me to do something. I was embarrassed. I wanted to be known as a team player, not a naysayer. But, as many of us are these days, I was really stressed. My plate already felt way too full, so additional requests caused me to panic. Each time, I could feel my chest tightening and the walls of my office closing in. After hearing this feedback,…

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Email Marketing Goes Hand-in-Glove With E-Commerce Shipping

ShippingEasy on Thursday launched Automated Email Marketing as an addition to its customer management module. This new tool has a powerful rules engine that helps users increase sales, the company said. It can carry out the following actions: Set up a trigger to send an email to first-time buyers immediately after an order is downloaded — customized with a logo and specific coupon code if desired; Automatically send an email requesting customer feedback on the order and shipping process, defined by order size and set for sending after a specific interval…

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