7 Tips to Help You Get You Out of Your Inbox
Your email is distractions and other people’s priorities. Your to-do list is your list of prioritized tasks.
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Create the following 2 folders:
Unsubscribe from every list that doesn’t offer solid value for your business.
Interrupting a task with notifications leads to a loss of concentration and a decline in productivity levels.
Feel free to set up an autoresponder re-directing all urgent matters to your phone.
Distraction at work has increased manifold. The reasons can be anything from shrinking office spaces, to open office culture that promotes 'visual noise' or even to push-notifications and instant m...
Most of our email is replied on the spot and has incomplete information, which leads to a lot of back and forth dialogue.
To minimize this, reply at a suitable time when you can provide sufficient details, clear action items, due date or deadline if any, and maybe an alternative.
We keep checking email, instant messages in our smartphones or office PC, and even social media, whenever we get the urge or any new notification.
Allotting specific times to check your phone's messages and email, like in a two to three-hour intervals, can boost your productivity by 40%.
A few smart strategies that can be deployed:
Real work, by definition, should be rare, valuable and cognitively demanding.
Email does not check any of these boxes, and is, therefore, a pseudo work.