We need to start unpacking what it means when we’re ‘on the hook’, or when reality and what you think you should be doing diverge.
The majority of email messages that you get can either be easily processed or really aren’t worth your attention anyway. This is one of the fundamental principles of Email Triage, and it’s […]
Editor’s Note: This post was written by Megan Morris. I’ve used Email Triage many times since I bought it to cope with email overwhelm, before I was working directly with Productive Flourishing. […]
Many people work from their email inbox, but it doesn’t really work. This article addresses why it doesn’t work and provides a couple of alternatives.
I didn’t have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead.” –Mark Twain At a certain point, you won’t be able to process email the way you […]
Enabling these two features of Gmail makes managing email a lot easier. This screencast shows you how to enable these features and why they’re so useful.
How many clothes are in your hamper right now? Are you desperately trying to make sure that not a single dirty sock is sitting in there? Unless you have OCD or are […]
Do you struggle with having a manageable email Inbox? Are you worried that you’re missing something important because you can’t keep up with the volume of email traffic you’re getting? Don’t worry, […]
Odds are, if you’re reading this, you’ve probably checked your email a few times today. And I have a couple of questions for you: Why are you checking your email? What’s in […]
Imagine that I hired you to sort marbles out of a bucket. In your bucket are three types of marbles: 1) chipped marbles, 2) normal-sized marbles of various colors, and 3) jumbo-sized […]
A note from Charlie: This post was published before I developed the S.T.A.R method, which is a much more effective way to handle the volume of email we get nowadays. 2007 was […]