Archive for June 12th, 2018

Pet Peeve #69: The Least Effective Introductory Statement

Pet Peeve #69: The Least Effective Introductory Statement

This doesn’t happen every day. Not even every week or every month. But occasionally I get a message from a stranger that begins and ends with the following. Perhaps you’ve heard it too: “May I steal a moment of your time?” I think this may be one of the least effective introductory statements ever conceived. […]