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Coping with inbox overload

  • Most of us look at emails every 3 - 5 minutes. Instead, look every hour or two, and then only at subject matter and sender. 
  • Answer important emails immediately instead of flagging them.
  • Managing incoming emails needs to be paired with other, more big-picture habits. 

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