The Petraeus Affair: Email Lessons For The Rest Of Us

David Petraeus email scandal Paula Broadwell
David Petraeus email scandal Paula Broadwell



News of events related to the scandal involving Gen. David Petraeus and the former CIA director's affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell, reminds us that even the powerful and successful succumb to poor professional judgment. What's one important lesson for "regular people" to learn? It appears as if inappropriate emails created a paper trail that led to this story breaking in the news. Some agencies reported that Petraeus and Broadwell might have even employed subterfuge to avoid having their online communication tracked.