Sometimes I wonder what we ever did before email became ubiquitous. I remember having phone lists and calling trees, phoning the pack leaders to let them know about an important item or change, and calling all my den parents to remind them about the upcoming den meeting or outing. We had printed newsletters, calendars and activity handouts, which got revised frequently resulting in lots of paper thrown away or recycled.
Email has become the most important way to distribute information. What better way than to type a few lines and hitÂ Send and have your message instantly appear for others to read?
When used properly, email is a powerful tool. Continue reading “The blessing and curse of email”