If you want to make substantial improvements and really reduce the amount of time and attention you give to email, you need to take a step back and look at your overall approach to email.
Here are three strategies Nicole Avery has implemented to my email practice that has reduced the amount of time she spends on email each week by more than half.
Chris Ducker put together this infographic with his top tips and hacks to help you manage the inbox madness and become an insanely productive entrepreneur in the process.
Like some evil workplace zombie, email is literally sucking away our time, our attention, and our energy. Frustrated by its debilitating impact on our working lives, Jocelyn K. Glei spent a year delving into the science behind our email addiction for my new book, Unsubscribe. These are four of her favorite research-backed strategies for minimizing the time you spend on email and maximizing the hours you spend on meaningful work.
While Brett McKay hasn’t gotten a complete handle on managing my email effectively, he has made huge strides over the years. Answering emails now constitutes a far, far smaller percentage of his day than it used to. In this post, he share what he’s learned on minimizing the amount of email he receives and how to process it quickly and effectively.
A large amount of Albert Wengers time is spent reading and writing a lot of email. Here he shares his top tips that have worked for him. Useful read.
Tackling a stack of messages all related to the same topic, one after another, while watching the sort folder diminish toward empty as you go, somehow ends up much easier than tackling those same messages in a scattered order as you make your way through your chaotic inbox in a less structured manner.
There are very few people for whom email is the actual core job. Perhaps if you work in online customer service or as an executive assistant, for example. But in those cases, it can’t really wait until after the holiday so there needs to be someone else covering the job.
You may think you sound flexible and accommodating, but the person reading your message probably doesn’t.