Gmail’s new app aims to help women be more assertive

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Just Not Sorry is the new app that may be just what you need…

 

Whether we’d freely admit it or not, it’s safe to say our email correspondence has more caveats and apologies than the men sitting next to us at work.

And while we’re wasting our time wording and re-wording softly softly messages, we could be ploughing through our to do list.

Not only do emails like this waste time in the original writing, they also create threads and chains that are three times as long as they need to be.

That’s where Just Not Sorry comes in.

In an effort to get women to ‘stop sending ineffective emails’, it is ‘is a Google Chrome plug-in that underlines words that undermine your message. It takes 3 seconds to download and then every email you write is reviewed for trigger words’.

 

Read Elizabeth Day and Barbara Ellen’s debate on the topic for The Guardian’s Feminism Option here. Gents – we’d love to hear your thoughts on this discussion, it’s only fair to hear both perspectives! Tweet us: @PALifeMag

 

Read the original full article here: http://goo.gl/KhxfHo 

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