Sometimes we let the tools we use, rule us. This is definitely the case with email. Due to its inexpensive nature and promptness, Email has taken on a life of its own. It’s always on and always available. Do you spend endless hours trying to weed through and prioritize your emails? Do you get up in the morning and find that you have over 100 emails in your Inbox? You’re not alone. This can cause a lot of anxiety. You must think, when did we lose control? And when did we decide productivity meant sending and receiving X amount of emails during the day?
Email is a necessary evil. We need it to communicate to clients, prospects, vendors, co-workers and friends. And you do not want to miss a deadline that got swallowed up by your distraction emails or an important note from a friend or family member that is time sensitive. At the end of the day, you need to be in charge of how you spend your time and sifting through emails is not a good use of your time. Think about where your energy should be spent and then use the tips below to be sure you prioritize correctly.
The following are 4 simple steps to take to ensure you rule your email, not the other way around:
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