15 tricks to appear smart in emails

At Medium, hilarious and true "15 Tricks to Appear Smart in Emails" by Sarah Cooper, of the equally brilliant "10 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings."


5. Share random thoughts at odd hours

Create a caché of short, random thoughts that you can auto-send in the middle of the night. These could be:

• a question about the status of a project
• a thought you have about organizational structure
• a ridiculous feature request
• a link to an “interesting” article
• an “interesting” tidbit about a competitor (something we should all be “paying attention to”)
• Whatever it is, you’ll have folks wagging their tongues about how dedicated you are to be thinking about the company at 3am.

"15 Tricks to Appear Smart in Emails" (Medium)