Then And Now: How Did We Work Before Email?

productivity before email
productivity before email

By Sonia Acosta

Hey you. Yes, you writing the email to your co-worker in a cubicle two feet away from you.

Ever feel like no one talks to each other anymore? We are all guilty. Email is easier, it's quicker, it helps us keep a paper trail, and well, it's just what we're used to in the modern workplace. Ever wonder what a regular workday was like before the advent of email? How did people manage, and what are the dangers of over-relying on this tool we often feel like we can't live without?