What Our Emails Reveal

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What Our Emails Reveal

It’s hard to hide how you really feel in email.

Stanford Graduate School of Business Associate Professor Amir Goldberg analyzed years of internal company emails and found the language we use determines whether we’ll move up — or out.

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