Don’t ever put anything in writing you wouldn’t be comfortable seeing on the cover of The Wall Street Journal. Seriously. And in the case of the Sony email hacks, this couldn’t be more spot on.
It seems like as each day passes, there’s yet another damaging headline ripped from email exchanges between Sony execs whether it’s about President Obama, Angelina Jolie or Leonardo DiCaprio. With each new development there’s a blatant reminder about the rules of email.
Sure, you may not be a top executive at a major studio but regardless of your level, regardless of your company, regardless of everything, you matter. Your words matter — spoken, written, all of the above.
And we know you already know this but the Sony incident is an excellent example of a reminder to this point. According to The Hollywood Reporter, an all hands meeting is scheduled today at Sony to discuss the matter out in the open, internally. Read more