Inbox zero... it's a dream or a nightmare for you? Sometimes I wonder, why should I be always in this situation, it's only stress for me. But, if you want it, here twelve advices to do so. [note Martin Gysler]
Email Inbox Zero. At times it can feel like the El Dorado of digital organization — everyone thinks it will bring them organizational bounty, but it proves horribly elusive.
However, it can be done. I’ve been there, more than once.
You too can get there — with the help of the dozen top tips I learned along the way.
1. Decide how often you want to be at zero
Having your inbox permanently at zero is impossible. Having messages come in is, after all, half the point of email. As a lot of my work is built around weekly cycles, for me hitting inbox zero at the end of each week is the aim; for you it might be each day.
Via Martin Gysler